Beijing Capital International Airport
|Beijing Capital International Airport is Beijing's main international airport as well as China's most important airport. The airport is also known as Beijing Capital Airport, Beijing International Airport, and BCIA; with codes PEK (as per IATA) and ZBAA (as per ICAO). The airport has three main terminals: Terminals 1, 2, and 3. Beijing Capital Airport is a good airport, holding 4 stars in Skytrax's official ranking, especially for Terminals 1 and 3 (2010a3). Passengers, however, think of the airport, especially Terminal 3, as being fair (6/10), although they consider queuing (7/10) and facilities (7/10) to be good, and cleanliness to be very good (8/10) (2010b4).|
|Terminal 2 (image embedded from Wikipedia on 18 May 2010)||Terminal 3 (image embedded from Wikipedia on 18 May 2010)|
|Transit passengers. The airport can be classified as a living space. When in transit, you can move freely between Terminals 1 and 2 without needing to clear immigration first. To transit to Terminal 3 and back, you can use a free bus shuttle or the railway. Amenities and services at the airport range from dressing rooms, left luggage, children areas, a business center, medical first aid, shopping and dining options, and free hot, cold and icy water, to pay-in lounges with napping areas, bath, massage, hairdressing and beauty treatments (BCIA, 2010a1).|
|Visitors. If visiting Beijing, a number of public and private services will bring you to the city and back. Beijing Capital Airport is serviced by public buses, trains, airport shuttles, and taxis (BCIA, 2010b2).|
1. BCIA (2010a). Airport services. Retrieved from Beijing Capital International Airport website on 18 May 2010.
2. BCIA (2010b). Airport transport. Retrieved from Beijing Capital International Airport website on 18 May 2010.
3. SKYTRAX (2010a). Beijing Capital International Airport ranking. Retrieved from Skytrax on 17 May 2010.
4. SKYTRAX (2010b). Beijing Capital Airport passenger reviews. Retrieved from Skytrax on 17 May 2010.
5. WIKIPEDIA (2010). Beijing Capital International Airport. Retrieved from Wikipedia on 17 May 2010.
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