Beijing Daxing International Airport(PKX) Guides
Opened on September 25 2019, new Beijing Daxing Internaional Airport(IATA: PKX), is the world's largest single-terminal airport that located in center of Jing-Jin-Ji Region and 50 kilometres south of downtown Beijing. The distance to Beijing Capital International Airport is 45km, to Beijing South Railway Station is 46km, to Beijing West Railway Station is 48km, and to the Xiongan New Area is 55km.
This Beijing new aviation hub was started construction in Dec 2014 which costs nearly US$13.1 billion. The single terminal, shaped like a starfish, boasts 82 independent gate positions, covering a length of 5km and an area of 700,000 square metres. By 2025, it's expected the airport will handle 72 million passenger trips, 620,000 departures and arrivals, and 2 million metric tons of cargo and mail annually. There are 4 runways at Beijing Daxing Airport. The air-traffic control system has the most advanced automation system in China, and is capable of managing four runways at the same time tha can have over 250 flights take off and land in an hour.
The new airport serves as a second international airport for Beijing and will take the pressure off Beijing Capital International Airport. By the end of August 2020, 19 domestic and international airlines have been moved to Beijing Daxing Airport, including China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, British Airways, FINNAIR, LOT Polish Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Air Macau, etc. Get airlines details
The terminal has 7 floors. The deparutres are on 2F, 3F and 4F. The transfers are on 2F. The railway station and subway station are on B1 floor. With its centralized design and vertically stacked domestic and international departure halls, the Daxing airport will offer passengers more convenient and faster services for check-ins, transfers, security checks and baggage reclaim.
[Important]Travel restrictions of COVID-19
All overseas arrivals are required to take a nucleic acid test and being quarantined in designated facilities for 14 days. Travelers are expected to cover the costs of the quarantine.
And China suspended the entry into China by foreign nationals holding valid visas or residence permits since Mar 28 2020. And 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT also is unavailable.
But entry with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas are not affected. And if you got a new Chinese Visa after Mar 28 2020, you also can enter China.
Effective from 28th September 2020 (12AM), foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are allowed to enter China with no need to apply for new visas. If the above three categories of residence permits held by foreign nationals are expired after 12 a.m of 28 March 2020, the holders may apply for relevant visas by presenting the expired residence permits and relevant materials to the Chinese embassies or consulates on the condition that the purpose of the holders' visit to China remains unchanged.
Location and Map
Address: Lixian Town, Daxing District, Beijing, China
Beijing Daxing international Airport(PKX) is located 50km south of Beijing downtown, 76km southwest of Beijing Daxing Airport (PKX), 46km southwest of Beijing South Railway Station.
FAQs of Beijing Daxing Airport
1. How far is Beijing Daxing Airport from downtown of Beijing?
Beijing Daxing Airport is located 50km south of downtown of Beijing
2. How far is Beijing Daxing Airport from Beijing Capital Airport(PEK)?
Beijing Daxing Airport is located 76km southwest of Beijing Capital Airport (PEK)
3. How far is Beijing Daxing Airport from Beijing South Railway Station?
Beijing Daxing Airport is located 46km south of Beijing South Railway Station.
4. How to get to Beijing Daxing Airport by subway or taxi?
5. How many terminals are there at Beijing Daxing Airport?
Beijing Daxing Airport is one single terminal airport. Get details
6. When do I need to arrive at the airport before the departure?
Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 2 hours to queue up for security checks and boarding.
7. Are there any foods at Beijing Daxing Airport?
There are many options foods and restaurants, including Chinese foods, Western foods, Japanese foods, rice, noodles, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks. Get details
8. Are there any hourly lounges or hotels at Beijing Daxing Airport?
There are one hotel and one hourly lounges in Terminal. Get details
9. What is and how to get 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT at Beijing Daxing Airport?
144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT is a policy that allows citizens from 53 countries who hold valid international travel documents, and a passenger ticket for connecting travel to a third country (region) with confirmed seats and a departure time within 144 hours, to travel in Beijing without a visa for six days. Get details
10. How many airports in Beijing?