Beijing Capital Airport Guide to Beijing Airport - PEK

Beijing Capital Airport (PEK)

Use this website to quickly find the most important information about Beijing Capital International Airport: Flights (Departures, Arrivals), Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Beijing Airport. Plan your travel to PEK Airport with the information provided in this site.


The airport is located 32 km (20 miles) northeast of the city center, at Chaoyang District, in the suburban district of Shunyi. . In the last decade, PEK Airport has risen as one of the world’s busiest airports; in fact, it is the busiest airport in Asia in terms of passengers and total traffic movements. 


Since 2010, it is the world’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic. There is another airport in Beijing called Beijing Nanyuan Airport, only used by China United Airlines. Beijing Airport serves as the main hub for Air China, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines.

Terminals + info

Beijing Capital Airport has currently 3 active terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.

Terminal 1 and 2 are located together, whilst Terminal 3 is at 5km driving from them.


- Terminal 1: Beijing Airport Terminal 1 serves domestic flights operated by Grand China Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Tianjin Airline and Beijing Capital Airlines.

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- Terminal 2: Beijing Airport Terminal 2 serves international and domestic flights of more than 35 airlines.

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Inter-Terminal Transportation

Terminal 1 and 2 are connected by a public walkway that takes 10-15 minutes.

To reach Terminal 3 from Terminal 1 or 2 is it necessary to use shuttle service.

Free Shuttle Service connects terminals 1, 2 and 3. The stops are located:

T1: outside Gate 7 F1

T2: outside Gate 7 F1

T3: Gate 5 F1

Lost and Found

Terminal 1 and Terminal 2: Phone: 0086-10-96158.

Terminal 3:

Phone: 0086-10-96158.

Terminal 3 (Dragon Terminal) + info

Terminal 3 is the main terminal of the airport covering an area of 1,713,000 square meters, with 2,900 meters long from north to south. It was inaugurated in 2008.

Beijing Airport Terminal 3 is split into 3 concourses, named C, D and E, from south to north:

-T3 C: It is dedicated to domestic flights, excepting

-T3 D: Serves only used by some domestic flights of Air China.

-T3 E: It is dedicated to international flights.

Important: Distances in this terminal are really huge, consider more time if flying from here.

Transportation + info

Take a look at the available means of transportation at Beijing Capital Airport:


Rail: Beijing Subway has an Express line that connects Terminal 2 and 3 from the airport to city center (stops at Sanyuanqiao and Dongzhimen). The trip takes approximately 16-20 minutes.

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Taxi: Get within 50 minutes to Beijing from the airport.

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Bus: There are several bus routes to different parts of Beijing and neighbouring cities. It is necessary to buy the ticket at the terminal prior entering the bus.

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Contact information

Address: Shunyi, Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Telephone: +86 10 96158

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