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New Beijing Airport project commences, to open in 2017

3-Dec-2012 4:06 PM

China’s new Beijing Airport project has reportedly commenced and the airport is expected to commence operations in 2017 with capacity for 130 million passengers p/a, 40 million more than Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, which is currently the busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger numbers (Wall Street Journal, 27-Nov-2012). The new Beijing Airport, located in Daxing, will have eight runways.