Capital International Airport
Current Beijing Capital International Airport
is served by international carriers such as Northwest, United, Canadian
Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, Dragon Air, Japan Airlines, ANA, British
Airways, Malaysian Air, Austrian Airlines, Air France, Alitalia, Korean
Air, Pakistan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Thai International, Air China,
China Southern, and China Northern, etc.
information about Beijing Capital International Airport for the New Comers
your landing, you can request stewards
to provide the China Entry Card for filling in order not to loose time
in the airport:
you leave the aircraft, just follow the sign : "Baggage
reaching the baggage claim area, you will have to go through the Health
and Quarantine Control and the immigration control. You need to choose the
queue for "Foreigners" if you don't have a Chinese passport.
Depending on the airline you are traveling with, you will arrive at terminal 2 or terminal 3. It is important to remember which terminal number it is when you will leave Beijing: it would be a pity to miss your flight because the taxi dropped you at the wrong terminal.
can claim your registered luggage at the lower floor
after the Immigration Control. There is an information
panel with the list of flight numbers and their
corresponding claim area number.
baggage carts are available at
the baggage claim areas.
you have collected your registered baggage, you can go through the Customs
Visitors are allowed to
carry into China a limited quantity of duty-free goods including:
- 2 liters of alcoholic beverages
- 400 cigarettes
- 50g (2 ounces) of gold or silver
- US$ less than 5,000
- Chinese RMB with a total value less
than 6000 yuan
- Reasonable amount of perfume
- 1 still camera and reasonable amount
Prohibited imports include:
fresh fruit, arms, ammunition and explosives, printed matter, films or
tapes "detrimental to China", narcotic drugs, animals and
Remember: All the receipts
of the valuable articles, such as jewelry, jade, gold and silver
ornaments, handicrafts, artifacts, paintings and calligraphy, you bought
in China should be kept for the exit check. Antiques are not permitted
to leave China without the proper "Certificates for the Export of
Cultural Relics" from the Chinese Authorities.
after the Customs Control, you are arriving in the public area of the
Beijing Capital International Airport.
new Beijing Capital International Airport
Capital International Airport's massive expansion program went into full
swing on Aug.10, 2004. Covering
an area of 1,480 hectares, the expansion project includes the construction
of a new runway, a new terminal building, a cargo zone and some auxiliary
projects. The enlarged airport is able to
accommodate 60 million passengers and 1.8 million tons a year.