Beijing Capital (PEK) Airport
Beijing Capital PEK Airport Overview
Beijing Capital International Airport PEK - or simply 'BCIA' - serves greater Beijing, the capital city of the People's Republic of China. It is a 4-star rated airport (and Terminal 3 has a 4.5-star rating), is currently the world's largest - and Asia & the world's third busiest airport. Skytrax has rated it as 'Best Airport in China' for the last 4 years. World Airport Awards in 2013 ranked PEK as the world's fourth-best airport, and in the same year BCIA came in third place for passenger satisfaction.
BCIA is located in an enclave of Chaoyang District - 32 km northeast of Beijing - accessible by (a) the Airport Expressway, a 20-km toll road leading straight to Terminals 1 & 2; (b) the 2d Airport Expressway toll road leading directly to Terminal 3.
With an estimated 80 million passengers annually, and three very long runways, Beijing Capital International Airport is hub for Air China, China Southern, and Hainan Airlines, and is served by a host of domestic and foreign airlines offering numerous direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
BCIAl has three passenger terminals - T1, T2 & T3--'Dragon Terminal'. Each of the terminals has its own parking garage with large & small-car parking facilities.
Future Airport Developments: To relieve Beijing Airport, construction, starting 2014, of a new airport in Daxing has received final approval & is forecasted to be completed by 2018. So far, it is planned that all SkyTeam member airlines will move to the new airport.
Beijing Capital PEK Airport Update History
- PEK Airports - Oct 27, 2013
- PEK Airport Intro - Oct 22, 2013
- PEK Official Website Links - Oct 19, 2013
- PEK Main Terminals - Oct 19, 2013
- PEK Lost Found - Oct 19, 2013
- PEK Currency Exchange - Oct 19, 2013
- PEK Business Services - Oct 19, 2013
- PEK Buses & Trains - Oct 19, 2013
- PEK Banking ATM - Oct 19, 2013
- PEK Parking On site - Jul 5, 2013