10 Flight routes from & to Beijing International (PEK)
Pakistan International Airlines (PK852), Air China (CA946), China Southern Airlines (CZ796)
Air China (CA931, CA6221, CA965), LATAM Chile (LA8770, LA8768), Deutsche Lufthansa (LH7321, LH721), TAP Air Portugal (TP8325)
Air China (CA6223, CA961), Deutsche Lufthansa (LH723, LH7319)
Pakistan International Airlines (PK853), Air China (CA945), China Southern Airlines (CZ795)
Air China (CA932, CA6220, CA966), LATAM Chile (LA8771, LA8769), Deutsche Lufthansa (LH7320, LH720), TAP Air Portugal (TP8324)
Air China (CA6222, CA962), Deutsche Lufthansa (LH722, LH7318)
Air China (CA990, CA982), United Airlines (UA7611)
Air China (CA820, CA7214), United Airlines (UA7584, UA89)
Air China (CA820, CA990, CA982, CA7214), United Airlines (UA7584, UA7611, UA89)
Airport Beijing Capital International Airport
Peking (Beijing) airport, opened on 02.03.1958, is an important airport in the north-east of Beijing and was the first airport of the Chinese People’s Republic. It is 20 km north-east of the city centre in the district of Shunyi, more precisely, in the enclave of the district of Chaoyang in Beijing. It is located 25.35 km from Tiananmen Square in Beijing City.
Since 1997 Beijing airport has replaced the airport in Hong Kong as the busiest airport in the People’s Republic of China. According to passenger numbers in 2005, Beijing Airport is at place 2 in Asia and 14 worldwide. In 2004 it was also the busiest airport in Asia counting the number of flights handled, taking the place of Tokyo International Airport (Haneda), which it overtook in this year.
Beijing International Airport is the main hub of Air China and China Xinhua Airlines. China Southern Airlines and other airlines operate international and domestic flights from Beijing. 11 domestic and 55 foreign airlines operate more than 5000 regular flights to 88 cities in China and 69 cities outside China. Operating at Beijing airport are, for example, the airlines Air China (Bangkok, Delhi, Frankfurt, Hiroshima, Kathmandu, Munich, New York-JFK, Phuket, Rome-Fiumicino, Shenzhen, Singapore, Zhoushan), Air France (Paris-Charles de Gaulle), All Nippon Airways (Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita), British Airways (London-Heathrow), China Airlines (Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan), China Eastern Airlines (Hangzhou, Los Angeles, Nanjing, Weifang, Wuhan, Yinchuan), China Southern Airlines (Amsterdam, Changchun, Chengdu, Hanoi, Manila, Phnom Penh, Xiamen, Xi’an, Zhenzhou, Zhuhai), Hainan Airlines (Brussels, Changsha, Chongqing, Dongying, Qingdao, Yinchuan), Korean Air (Daegu, Jeju, Seoul-Incheon), Qantas (Melbourne, Sydney), Scandinavian Airlines System (Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda), Shenzhen Airlines (Shenzhen, Wenzhou, Wuxi) und Xiamen Airlines (Fuzhou, Jinjiang, Wuyishan).
- URL: Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
- Time zone: GMT 8
- Service telephone: +86 10 6454 11-00
- Address: Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited, Capital Airport, 155 Dongsi Xi Dajie, Beijing 100621, People's Republic of China (PRC)
- Operating company: Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)
- Nearby cities: Shunyi (7 km), Tongzhou (19 km), Peking (24 km), Mentougou (45 km), Huangcun (46 km), Langfang (64 km)
- Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (13.24%), Tuesday (14.17%), Wednesday (14.32%), Thursday (14.80%), Friday (14.46%), Saturday (15.00%), Sunday (14.01%)
- Alternative spelling: Pekin, Bắc Kinh, Bejdžing, Beixín, Pechino, Běijīng, Pequín, Pekinas, Pequim, Beijing, ቤዪጂንግ, Пэкін, Pekini, პეკინი, Бәәҗң, בייג'ינג, Пекінґ, بكين, بيكين, پکن, Бээжин, Péycing, Пекинг, بیجنگ, Пекін, بېجنګ, Пекин, Պեկին, ប៉េកាំង, බෙයිජිං, 北京市, 北京, 베이징 시, ปักกิ่ง, બેઇજિંગ, Бейжің, பெய்ஜிங், बीजिंग, বেইজিং, ಬೀಜಿಂಗ್, बेइजिङ, ਬੀਜਿੰਗ, Πεκίνο
Most popular destinations from Beijing Capital International Airport (Flights per week )
- Shanghai - Hongqiao (344, 7,83 %)
- Shenzhen (206, 4,69 %)
- Chengdu (184, 4,19 %)
- Hangchow (Hangzhou) (168, 3,82 %)
- Chongqing (160, 3,64 %)
- Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (121, 2,75 %)
- Hong Kong International Airport (112, 2,55 %)
- Sanya (Fenghuang) (108, 2,46 %)
- Kunming (92, 2,09 %)
- Changsha (88, 2,00 %)
- other (63.98 %)
Top airlines (percentage of departures and arrivals)
- Air China (5343, 60,70 %)
- Hainan Airlines (967, 10,98 %)
- China Eastern Airlines (368, 4,18 %)
- Sichuan Airlines (325, 3,69 %)
- Shenzhen Airlines (256, 2,91 %)
- Shandong Airlines (240, 2,73 %)
- United Airlines (222, 2,52 %)
- Cathay Pacific Airways (202, 2,29 %)
- Korean Air (184, 2,09 %)
- Air Macau (96, 1,09 %)
- other (6.82 %)
At the moment there are no city trains or underground routes, but the extension of the Beijing Subway to the airport began in June 2005 and is also due to be completed ready for the Olympic Games in 2008. At the moment many parts of the city are accessible by bus and Airport-City Shuttles.
On 29.01.2005 direct flights flew for the first time in 56 years over the areas of Hong Kong and Macao from the Chinese mainland to Taiwan. Landing rights at Beijing Capital Airport are in great demand. After slots had been granted to Federal Express, Continental Airlines on 15.06.2005 started non-stop flights from Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey to Beijing. American Airlines is planning direct flights from Dallas/Fort Worth starting in March 2007 and United Airlines is planning flights from Washington Dulles International Airport. Terminals 3, 4 and 5 are currently under construction.
In the early 90s, the Airport Expressway was opened: a toll road with a length of almost 20 km, linking downtown Beijing via the north-eastern 3rd Ring Road at Sanyuanqiao directly with the airport. For 2008 (in time for the Olympic Games) a second Airport Expressway and the Litian Expressway are to be completed.