Airport Name: Beijing Daxing International Airport
IATA Code: PKX
Location: Daxing, Beijing & Guangyang, Langfang (Hebei)
Time Zone: China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Beijing Daxing International Airport (IATA: PKX, ICAO: ZBAD), located on the border of Beijing and Langfang, Hebei Province, is Beijing's second international airport and is currently under construction.The name of the airport was announced on September 14, 2018. The terminal building, the second-largest single-building airport terminal after Istanbul Airport, with an area of more than 1,000,000 m2 (11,000,000 sq ft), was completed on June 30, 2019, and the airport is expected to be open on September 30, 2019. Upon completion, it will serve as a major international hub airport in Northern China. There will be 4 runways, and 79 contact aircraft stands. The new airport is expecting a total of 7 runways and another terminal to the south of the current one in the future, in order to accommodate 880,000 flights and 100 million passengers each year.
The airport is 46 kilometers south of Tian'anmen Square, 26 kilometers west of downtown Langfang City, 50 kilometers northeast of Xiong'an New Area, and 65 kilometers from the existing Beijing Capital International Airport, and is expected to serve Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei.It will serve as a hub for SkyTeam alliance airlines (except China Eastern Airlines), while Star Alliance members will stay at the existing Beijing Capital International Airport. Hainan Airlines, which accounted for 10% of Beijing Capital International's passenger seat capacity in 2016, but is not part of any major alliance, will stay at the existing capital airport.
Upon the opening of the new airport, Beijing Nanyuan Airport (currently solely served by China United Airlines) will be closed.