Beijing Capital International Airport
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Beijing Capital International Airport
Beijing Capital International Airport is located in northeast of Beijing, capital of People's Republic of China. over 70 domestic and foreign airline companies are participating in the operational business, including over 10 domestic companies and about 60 foreign companies.
Airport Enquiry: (86)10 64541100
Flight Enquiry: (86)10 962580 ( RMB3/per minute )
PSB: (86)10 64597459
Airport E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Airport Website: http://en.bcia.com.cn/
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.
Terminal 1 (T1) of Beijing Capital Airport:T1 is a two-storey building with the arrival hall on the first floor and departure on the second foor. Now it is exclusively used by Hainan Airline domestic flights (HU, Xinhua, Golden Deer ).
Hainan Airline Hotline: 950718 (24 hours )
Medical Service; In the west of the arrival hall on the first floor ( Tel: 64540999 ).
Luggage Enquiry; 64590650, 64597034
Left-luggage Counter: By the link corridor between Terminal 1 and 2 on the second floor (Tel: 64540921)
Airport luggage service: RMB 10 per luggage car ( Tel; 64593685 )
Lost & Found: In the east of the arrival hall on the first floor ( Tel: 64540110 )
Parking Lot: In front of the first floor of T1, there is a big parking lot - 588 parking spaces with 564 for cars, 24 for buses.
Taxi of T1: The T1 Taxi Terminal is located outside the first floor of T1 Beijing Taxi for information.
Shuttle Bus of T1: The T1 Bus Terminal is located on the west side outside the first floor of T1. Beijing Airport Shuttle Bus for information.
Inter-Terminal Shuttle Bus of T1: If you get to a wrong terminal or you want to have a transit from T1 to T3, you may use free Inter-Terminal Shuttle Bus Service.
T1 is the smalliest of the three at the Beijing Capital International Airport. In the terminal 1, there are about 50 check-in counters, so this visitor reduces queuing time and passengers will find the boarding much easier, comfortable and convenient.
In the waiting hall of the terminal 1 ( the first floor), there are KFC, Lok Hodges, Starbucks a number of affordable fast-food restaurants and coffee shops. It is said that these stores have not made the commitment to price hikes, in other words, visitors can enjoy these for the same prices elsewhere.
T1 and T 2 are linked by a 750 meter channel. It only takes 10 minutes' walking between the two terminals. The channel keeps the visitors from taking the wrong path and missing their flights.
Terminal 2 (T2) of Beijing Capital Airport:Medical Service; Just opposite to the Gate No.2 of the second floor for departure ( 64591919 from 1:00am to 10:00pm )
Luggage Enquiry; 64590650 ( domestic ) 64590648 ( international )
Left-luggage Counter: Near Gate 10 in the departure hall on the second floor (Tel: 64598151)
Lost & Found: North of the Gate 15 on the first floor ( Tel: 64598333 )
Parking Lot: It is a 6-storey parking lot - 4282 parking spaces ( Tel: 64595468 )
Terminal 2 has three floors. The first floor is for arrival flights while the second floor is for departure flights. The third floor is for airline offices, bars and restaurants.
Terminal 2 is both for international flights and most of the domestic flights. On the second floor for departure flights, Gate 1-10 is for international flights while Gate 11-16 is for domestic flights.
The terminal 2 has a car parking lot which has a multi-storey car park. The second open-air floor parking lot is mainly for coaches, van and taxis while the first and underground 3 floors are mainly for private cars.
Due to the terminal 3's opening, many of the domestic and international flights have been moved from the terminal 2 to the new terminal 3.
Please note the following domestic and international flights which still use Terminal 2:
Airlines at Terminal 2:
|Aeroflot||Ethiopian Airlines (Addis Ababa, Delhi)|
|Aerosvit Airlines (Kiev-Boryspil)||EVA Air (Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan)|
|Airberlin (Düsseldorf)||Far Eastern Air Transport|
|Air Algérie (Algiers)||Garuda Indonesia (Jakarta, Singapore)|
|Air Astana (Almaty)||Hong Kong Express Airways (Hong Kong)|
|Air France (Paris-Charles de Gaulle)||Iran Air|
|Air Koryo (Pyongyang)||KLM (Amsterdam)|
|Air Zimbabwe (Harare, Singapore)||Korean Air (Busan, Daegu, Jeju|
|China Airlines (Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan)||KrasAir (Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk)|
|China Eastern Airlines||Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur)|
|Lagos, London-Heathrow||MIAT Mongolian Airlines (Ulaanbaatar)|
|Chongqing Airlines (Chongqing)||Northwest Airlines (Tokyo-Narita)|
|Continental Airlines (Newark)||Pakistan International Airlines|
|Dalavia (Khabarovsk)||Philippine Airlines (Manila)|
|Domodedovo Airlines (Moscow-Domodedovo)||Rossiya (St. Petersburg)|
|Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi)||Royal Jordanian (Amman)|
|SAT Airlines (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk)||Uzbekistan Airways (Tashkent)|
|Saudi Arabian Airlines||Vietnam Airlines (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City)|
|SriLankan Airlines||Vladivostok Air (Vladivostok)|
|Turkmenistan Airlines (Ashgabat)|
Airport taxi at Terminal 2:
Metered taxis are available on the first floor just outside the Arrivals area (travelling time to the city centre: 40 minutes); it is advisable that passengers have the destination written in Chinese or indicated on a map. It's very often that you have to wait in line for quite some time to catch a taxi. There is no big difference between the various taxi companies in Beijing.
When arriving at the airport, keep away from drivers who approach you in the terminal or outside the terminal as they will ask for much more than the actual price. There is a taxi line just outside the terminal. Drivers should use their meter; make sure that the driver puts down the flag. Taking a taxi from the airport to Beijing downtown costs between RMB 100 and 200 according to the different distance. Beijing legitimate taxi license plates will be for the "Beijing B" otherwise it is a black taxi! After paying a legal taxi, you will get a legal computerized receipt in which you can find the taxi company's phone number while a black driver only offers you a hand-written receipt with which you will never find him! A black driver would charge you RMB 400 - RMB 500 for the airport downtown drive. See "Beijing Taxi" for information.
Shuttle bus at Terminal 2:
The Airport Shuttle Bus departs from outside Arrivals and takes 9 routes into the city: Xidan, Gongzhufen, Zhongguancun, Fangzhuang, Shangdi, Wangjing,Beijing West Train Station, Beijing Railway Station and Tongzhou. The most popular route is to Xidan in central Beijing, a short walk from the Forbidden City. The other routes are to Gongzhufen in western Beijing and to Zhongguancun in the city"s northwest district; Fangzhuang at the southern Beijing and Beijing Railway Station. The shuttle also stops at major hotels on the way. Shuttle Bus Ticket: RMB 16. See "Beijing Airport Shuttle Bus Schedule" for information.
Beijing Airport Express Train:
The train operates every time per 15 munites. It starts from Terminal 3, which has two stops - Terminal 2 and Sanyuan Bridge before getting to the destination - Dongzhimen where you can change for Sunway Line No.02, No. 13 and Olympics Line. The express train is clean and bright. After all, the train is built in a personalized style, luxury and comfortable. It is spacious with wide corridors. It only takes about half hour from Terminal 3, to T2 and Dongzhimen. The train ticket costs RMB 25 per person. The entrance to the Express Train at T2 is by the Gate 11 on the first floor. See "Beijing Airport Express Train" for information.
Terminal 2 facilities:
Money and communications: Facilities include several banks, an ATM, telephones and a post office. Eating and drinking: There are cafés and restaurants at T2.
Shopping: There are shops, including duty-free. Other facilities: there is a 24-hour medical centre at the airport. Changing money at the airport enjoys the same rate as the hotels and banks downtown. There is no "Money Change" house like other coutries in Beijing China. All the money change will be done by banks themselves or their outlets at the airports or hotels.
Conference and Business facilities:
The airport has a business centre with Internet access, fax and computer facilities. Also there are two hotels close to the airport which provide business services. They are the Airport Garden Hotel (Tel:10 6456 3388) and the Capital Airport Hotel (Tel:10 10 6456 4562).
The airport is easily accessible to disabled travellers. The Beijing Airport Ground Service Corporation can provide very good assistance for travellers with physical disabilities.
The Airport Garden Hotel (tel: 10 6456 3388) and the Capital Airport Hotel (tel: 10 6456 4562) are close to the airport.
Terminal 3 (T3) of Beijing Capital Airport:Medical Service; on the arrival hall of second floor ( Tel: 64530120 around the clock )
Post Office: East of 1st Floor Hall of T3 from 07:00 to 20:00 ( Tel: 64532644 ext 46 )
Luggage Enquiry; 64558226 ( domestic ) 64558233 ( international )
Left-luggage Counter: In the west and east in the arrival hall on the second floor (Tel: 64598151)
Lost & Found: Police Station or on the second floor ( Tel: 64530030 )
Parking Lot: It is a 4-storey parking lot - 6642 parking spaces
The terminal 3 is opened in Feb, 2008. It is said that it is the largest terminal in the world! It mainly holds Air China, Oneworld, Star Alliance, and other domestic and international flights. The scale of the project is huge. The new passenger terminal is designed by Foster and Partners in partnership with Dutch airport planners NACO and engineers Arup. It is built to handle an immense increase in passenger capacity, expected to reach 60 million per year by 2015.
The terminal 3 looks like a dragon and is divided into 3 parts: T3A - the head, T3B - the tail and T3C - the body.
Both the domestic and international passagers get their passes at T3A. The domestic passagers also board from T3A. For internaional passagers, they have to go to T3B and board from T3B. The two-kilometre distance between T3A and T3B is a little far for walking, so there is a underground tunnel free mini-train linking the two in three minutes. T3C is temporily for 2008 Olympic Games. There are also free shuttle buses among T1, T2 and T3 in case you get a wrong terminal or you need a transit.
Airlines using T3:
Domestic arilines: Shandong Airline ( SD ), Sichuan Airline ( 3 U ), Air China ( CA ), Shanghai Airline ( FM )
International Airlines: Qantas ( QF), Qatar Airline ( QR ), British Airline ( BA ), Scandinavian Airlines International( SK ), Austrian Airlines ( OS ), Lufthansa ( LH ), Asiana Airlines ( OZ ), Air Canada ( AC ), Unitesd Airline ( UA ), ANA (NH) Airline ( NH ), Thai Airways ( TG ), Singapore Airlines,( SQ ), Finnair ( AY ), Cathay Pacific Airways ( CX ), Japan Airlne ( JL ), Turkish Ailine ( TK ), Emirates Airlines ( EK ), Air Macau ( NX ).
Terminal 3 Shuttle Bus service
The Terminal No.03 ( T3 ) is a huge 4-storey building. The T3 Bus Terminal is located outside the first floor of T3. Your arrival hall is on the second floor. That means you have to take a lift to the first floor and buy the bus ticket at the ticket desk there, and go out of the building. Once outside, you will see several rows of buses waiting by the side of big signboards showing different bus routes. Please check the signboards to find your right destination. See Beijing airport bus routes.
Terminal 3 Taxi Service
The Terminal No.03 ( T3 ) is a huge 4-storey building. The T3 Taxi Terminal is located outside the underground floor of T3. Your arrival hall is on the second floor. That means you have to take a lift to the underground floor, and go out of the building. Once outside, you will see the taxi terminal with one row of taxis waiting. See "Beijing Taxi" for information.
Beijing Airport Express Train:
The train operates every time per 15 munites. It starts from Terminal 3, which has two stops - Terminal 2 and Sanyuan Bridge before getting to the destination - Dongzhimen where you can change for Sunway Line No.02, No. 13. The express train is clean and bright. After all, the train is built in a personalized style, luxury and comfortable. It is spacious with wide corridors. It only takes about half hour from Terminal 3, to T2 and Dongzhimen. The train ticket costs RMB 25 per person. The indoor Express Train Station is outside the main building of T3 linked by 4 long and spacious corridors, two linked to the second floor for arrival flights, and two linked to the fourth floor for departure flights. See "Beijing Airport Express Train" for information.
Free Inter-Terminal Shuttle Bus Service:
If you get to a wrong terminal or you want to have a transit at the different terminals of Beijing capital airport, you can use free Inter-Terminal Shuttle Bus Service.
Every 10 minutes, there is a free shuttle bus leaving from Terminal 3 for Terminal 2 and then Terminal 1, vice versa. Each bus takes about 10 minutes for one-way transfer.
Pick-up stops: T3 Gate 5 on the arrival first Floor; T2 Gate 11 on the arrival first Floor; T1 Gate 3-5 on the first Floor;
Shuttle Bus Route: Gate 5 of T3 first floor - T2 Departure Second Floor - T1 Departure First Floor - Gate 11 of T2 first arrival Floor - Gate 5 of T1 First Floor - T3 Departure Third Floor - Gate 5 of T3 First Floor
Operating hours: every 10 minutes at 06:00 - 23:00; Every 30 minutes from 23:00 to 6:00 next day
Below are some photos snapped at T3, which may be interesting to you:
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