New Addition To World’s Second Busiest Aviation Hub

Beijing Daxing International Airport, the new mega-airport to the south of Beijing, is slated to open by end of September 2019. A new addition to the world’s second busiest aviation hub, it will mark its opening with the China Southern Airline operated Airbus 380 making its maid journey from the airport. You may sign up for economics tuition with a reputable economics tutor to learn more about the aviation industry in China.

Second Global Gateway in Beijing

Prior to the Beijing Daxing International Airport, Beijing Capital International Airport has been the global gateway for the Chinese capital city of Beijing. The existing Beijing Capital International Airport handled more than 100 million passengers with its three terminals in 2018. This makes it the second airport in the world to cross the 100 million passenger milestone, following Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta. With Beijing Capital International Airport running near its full capacity, it is timely to have a second global gateway to share its increasing traffic. With guidance from your economics tutor in your economics tuition class, explain the significance of an airport to the metropolitan city of Beijing. You may sign up for Mr Edmund Quek’s economics tuition should you need help with the subject. Mr Edmund Quek is well recognised as the best economics tutor in Singapore.

The construction of Beijing Daxing International Airport is in line with China’s ambition to become the world’s largest air travel market by 2022, overtaking the United States. You may discuss with your economics tutor in economics tuition the economic implications of China overtaking the United States as the world’s largest air travel market. The new Beijing Daxing International Airport boasts seven runways and an annual capacity of handling 100 million passengers and four million tons of cargo upon its completion by 2025. Nicknamed “starfish”, the US$11.5 billion Daxing is designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid together with her Chinese partners. The construction of the project began in 2014 which involved over 40,000 workers on site at its peak. In consultation with your economics tutor in your economics tuition class, explain the positive impact of this project on the labour market in Beijing.

Integrated Plan to Ensure Ultimate Convenience

Apart from using robots to provide passengers with the latest flight and airport information, the airport also strives to minimize walking time for passengers. It will take them no more than eight minutes to walk between security checkpoints and its remotest gates. You may discuss with your economics tutor in economics tuition the various benefits of employing robots.

Despite its remote location, 50 km from the centre of Beijing and even further from its business districts in the east and the north, arriving passengers will be able to reach the city centre in less than 20 minutes. This is made possible by the integrated transportation hub connecting the airport with high-speed rail, inter-city services and downtown-to-airport express trains travelling at a speed of 160 km per hour. You may sign up for Mr Edmund Quek’s economics tuition at Economics Cafe Learning Centre to learn more about China’s advanced transportation system. Founded by its principal economics tutor Mr Edmund Quek, Economics Cafe Learning Centre is the best economics tuition centre in Singapore. The tuition centre is conveniently located within five minutes’ walk from the Bishan MRT Station.

Daxing is expected to cover 112 destinations by mid-2020. So far, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved new routes operated by four Chinese airlines, including China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines and China United Airlines. Some foreign airlines, including British Airways, LOT Polish, Finnair, Royal Air Maroc and Royal Brunei Airlines will also shift part of their flight services to the new Beijing Daxing International Airport.

Linda Geng

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