Friday, January 21, 2011

Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital Airport is the the gateway into Beijing. You will start your Beijing tour or China travel here. It is very convenient to transfer to your hotels in Beijing and travel attractions such as Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace,etc.

When you get off your flight, you may get surprised about the large terminal. That is terminal 3. There are totally 3 terminals in Beijing Capital international Airport. It was first built in the year of 1958. The terminal 1 and terminal 2 were built in 1980 and 1999 respectively.
The terminal 3 was designed by Holland Airport Consultant Company (NACO) and England Norman Foster Architecture Office, the project started in 2004 and completed in 2007,12. The Beijing Capital International Airport is the busiest civilian airport in China. It is the largest and the most important international airport in China with the best and fullest facilities. And since 2004, it has become the busiest airport in Asia, instead of the one in Japan. The airport is located in the Shunyi District, about 25 Kilometers from downtown. The high standard of services and facilities has attracted 66 airlines to operate here. Currently, the airport has flight connections to some 88 domestic and 69 foreign cities. Beijing Capital Airport has become one of the largest airports in the world.

Below is the information of the Beijing International Airport

Airport Enquiry: (86)10 64541100

Flight Enquiry: (86)10 962580 ( RMB3/per minute )

PSB: (86)10 64597459

Airport E-mail:

Airport Website:

Time Zone: GMT + 8

Address: Beijing Capital International Airport, Airport Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100621, China

Location: The airport is located 30km northeast of Beijing city center.

Airport code: PEK; Country Code: 86

Number of Terminal: Now Beijing Capital International Airport has three terminals ( T1, T2 and T3 ) in operation.

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