Beijing Airport Terminal 3

Beijing Airport is also named the Dragon Terminal.

 

Since its opening in 2008, it is the Main Terminal of Beijing Capital Airport. It handles both international and domestic arrivals operated by those airlines not represented in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

 

The Dragon Terminal is a Y-shaped building connected by the Airport Express, which joints the two buildings of the terminal within four minutes.

 

It is home of 120 boarding gates divided in three sections (Concourses).

 

Beijing Airport Terminal 3 is the second-largest passenger terminal building in the world.

 

 

Beijing Airport Express Terminal 3

Beijing Airport Terminal 3 counts with a Transportation Center, where the Airport Express, a light-rail system, serves both buildings that are part of the terminal. The ride takes just four minutes, with three minutes’ frequency between Concourse C and Concourse E.

 

 

Transfer between terminals

Terminal 3 is located 5km from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. In that sense, it will be necessary to take additional means of transportation to reach it such as the inter-terminal shuttles. Service hours: 24/7.

Find more information at Terminals page.

 

 

Levels

This terminal has seven levels. See more information regarding levels at Beijing Airport below.

- International Arrivals: Third level of Concourse E.

- International Departures: Third level of Concourse E.

- Domestic Arrivals: Second level of Concourse C.

- Domestic Departures: Third level of Concourse C.

 

 

Concourses

Beijing Airport Terminal 3 is divided in three Concourses known as Concourse C, D and E (from South to North).

 

Take a look below for further details:

 

Concourse C (blue)

Concourse C handles exclusively domestic flights (Level 2 of the building), with the exception of Air China, this airline uses also Concourse D to operate with some of its domestic flights.

It has 4 levels: 1, 2, 3 and 4.

- Level 1: Boarding hall.

- Level 2: Security (APM train)

- Level 3: It is the satellite concourse area. It has gates from C37 to C19 (north), from gates C1 to C18 (south) and gates from C51 to C57 (center). These last ones are served by a shuttle bus service that run to Level 1.

- Level 4: Domestic and International Check-in and Baggage Claim area.


Concourse D (green)

Concourse D is the building located in the middle of the Terminal complex, between Concourse C and E. It only operates by some domestic flights of Air China.

It has 4 levels:

- Ground Level: transportation, Mass Rapid Transit Service.

- Level 1: Security and passenger’s transfer area.

- Level 2: Departures with check-in counter, self-check-in kiosks, and some food, drink and retail concessions.

- Level 3: Arrivals and Baggage claim (there are located the VIP Lounges). Services: Food, drink and retail concessions, also VIP Lounges.

 

Concourse E (yellow)

Concourse E serves only international flights. It includes Taiwan, Macao and Hong Kong flights.

Gates are divided between North side and South side.

- North side: Has gates from E20 to E36.

- South side: Has gates from E1 to E19.

Inside the building there are located gates from E51 to E56 – E62 to E57. They are served by a shuttle bus service that runs to Level 1 of the terminal building.

 

 

Airlines

See the Airlines in Beijing Airport Terminal 3

 

 

Services

The services attached below can be found in Beijing Airport Terminal 3:

 

- Banks
- Baggage service
- ATMs
- Visa Office
- Currency exchange

 

See more Services here.   

 

 

Hotels

There are two hotels located next to Terminal 3: Longham Place Hotel (West Lake is close from the building) Hilton Hotel.

 

 

Airport lounges

Take a look at the lounges at Beijing Airport Terminal 3:

 

- Air China First and Business Class Lounge: Location: Concourse C (Domestic), Airside. Services: Showers.

- Air China First and Business Class Lounge: Location: Concourse D (Domestic), Airside, Gate D10. Services: Showers.

- BGS Premier Lounge: Location: Concourse E, airside, close to Gate E19. Services: Showers.

- Air China First Class Lounge: Location: Concourse E (International), Airside. Services: Showers.

- BCAT Hourly Hotel / Lounge: Location: Concourse E, Airside, across Gate E10. Services: Showers and nap rooms.

- Business Travelers Lounge: Location: Concourse E (International), Airside, across Gate E10. Services: Showers. Service hours: 24/7.

- Air China Business Class Lounge: Location: Concourse E (International), Airside. Services: Showers.

 

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