Beijing Daxing International Airport – PKK is just less than 50 kilometers from Beijing city center heading south. Will meet Daxing Airport The new airport in Beijing Which is the largest airport in the world with an area of 30 square kilometers. 7 runway. The capital is built over 12 billion dollars.
After construction since 2014, the latest President Simingping Traveled to be chairman of the opening ceremony of Beijing Daxing Airport And on the 25th of September last Prepare for full service on September 30 or before the 70th anniversary of the Chinese National Day. Which falls on October 1, 2019. The airport was designed by Zaha Hadid, 1950 – 2016, an Iraqi-British female architect. The work is unique by changing the basic geometric building into a beautiful curve. As can be seen from important buildings Shedar Aliyev Center in Azerbaijan, London Aquatics Center in England or Wangjing Soho in China. She works with a team of Chinese architects. Designed a passenger terminal that was shaped like a starfish.
For this design Adopt the Chinese style design pattern There will be a common area and 6 more wings to shorten the duration of passengers who have to change flights. Like an ancient Chinese house that has a garden in the middle But is modern with forms of construction The ceilings and the lines that appear are the main basic structure of the airport.
In the beginning, a few flights from China Southern, China Eastern and Beijing Capital Airlines will move to the new airport. While other airlines such as Air China, Hainan Airlines and Grand China will remain at the same airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, which has both domestic and international flight. And after that it will be an international airline, Delta Air Lines, Air France, followed by American Airlines and Cathay Pacific.
Beijing already has a major airport, which is Beijing International Airport. Which supports a lot of passengers and is starting to overflow. In 2016, it was reported that Beijing Airport With 90 million passengers and over 100 million in 2018
The opening of Daxing Airport is to support the increasing air travel in China. It is reported that in 2018, China has 1.26 billion air passengers, 10.2% higher than in 2017. It is expected that Daxing Airport Will be able to accommodate up to 45 million passengers per year in the first phase And will expand to 72 million by 2025.