Capital Airport Guide (PEK)
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Opened on March 2, 1958, Beijing Capital International (PEK) is located 32 km northeast of Beijing's city center. In terms of passenger traffic, Beijing Capital International Airport is the 2nd busiest airport in the world as of 2012.
Transfer between Terminals
Beijing Capital International Airport has three terminals. Terminal 3 opened in 2008 and is currently the second largest airport passenger terminal building in the world. PEK provides a free inter-terminal shuttle bus between Terminals 1, 2, and 3. The buses depart every 10 minutes from 6 am to 11 pm, and every 30 minutes from 11pm until 6am. Terminals 1 and 2 are also connected by a pedestrian corridor. Terminal 3 consists of three sub-concourses, Terminal 3C, 3D, and 3E. The 1.2 mile trip between T3C and T3E is a short 2 minute commute with the automated people mover.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Days Hotel Beijing New Exhibition Center, 13 Tianzhu Fuqian Avenue, Shunyi District, Beijing, P.R.China 101312, Tel: 86-10-64576666, Located 2.1km from PEK, this hotel offers free airport shuttle, free wireless internet, and on-site dining. Ibis Beijing Capital Airport , No.2 Tianzhu Middle Street, Tianzhu Town, Shunyi District, Beijing 101312, China, Tel. (+86)10/64567799, Hotel Ibis Beijing Capital offers a free airport shuttle bus that runs from 5am to 24:00. This hotel also features on-site dining options. Hilton Beijing Capital Airport, 1 Sanjing Road, Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing 100621, China (Beijing Capital International Airport), Tel: +1 888-414-2018, Located just one minute away from PEK, this hotel offers a 24-hour free airport shuttle bus. Hilton Beijing also features free wireless internet, a range of restaurants, and a fitness center.
Transport into Town
Train: Beijing Capital International Airport is served by the Airport Express Line of the Beijing Subway. The 17.5 mile line stops at Terminal 3, Terminal 2, Sanyuanqiao, and Dongzhimen. A one-way trip takes approximately 16Ė20 minutes and costs •25. Airport Shuttle: †The airport shuttle makes round-trips between PEK and Xidan, Beijing Railway Station, Gongzhufen, Fangzhuang, Zhongguancun, Wangjing, Beijing West Railway Station, Shangdi, Qinhuangdao, and Beidaihe. †A ticket costs 15, 18, 21, or 24 yuan depending on your destination. Bus: The Airport Community Bus serves passengers from Beijing Capital International Airport to Shunyi District. Ticket office are located at BCIA T2 outside Gates 1 to 3 on the First Floor and BCIA T3 outside Gate 1 on the First Floor. Taxi: Taxi service from the airport to Beijing is available. The minimum charge is RMB 13 covering the first 3km. The rest will be charged at RMB 2.3 a kilometer, this does not include additional charges and fees.
BGS Premium Lounge is located in Terminal 2 near Gate 11. Hours are 5:30am - 11:59pm. BGS Premium Lounge is located in Terminal 3 near Gate E19. This lounge is open 24 hours (Mon, Wed, Sat) and 5am - 1am the rest of the week. Air China Business Class Lounge is located in Terminal 2, Airside. Hours are 6am - 10pm. Air China First and Business Class Lounge is located in Terminal 3C Domestic. Hours are 6am - 10pm. Air China Business Class Lounge is located in Terminal 3E International. Hours are 6am - 10pm. Air China First Class Lounge is located in Terminal 3E International. Hours are 6am - 10pm. Business Traveler's Lounge is located in Terminal 3E International across from Gate E10. This lounge is open 24 hours.
Beijing Capital International Airport is the main hub for Air China. Hainan and China Southern Airlines also use PEK as their hub.
Traditional Chinese elements were use in the terminalís interior decoration. An indoor garden can be found in the T3E waiting area. The T3 food-service area has 72 eateries that provide a wide range of dining options. Free wireless internet is available at the Beijing Airport.
Four parking garages are available at PEK. Garage 1 is located to the south of T1 and houses 600 parking spaces. Rates range from 2.5 RMB for 30 minutes to 100 RMB per day. Parking garage No. 2 is located in front of T2 and is home to 4282 parking spaces. Rates range from free for less than 30 minutes to 160 RMB per day. Parking Garage No. 3 is located to the south of T3 and has 3300 parking spots. Parking Garage No. 3 has a station for the Airport Express railway on F2 as well as a tunnel leading to T3. Parking rates range from free for less than 30 minutes to 160 RMB per day. Parking garage No. 5 is located to the south of T1 with a total of 130 parking spaces. Parking rates range from 2.5 RMB for 30 minutes to 100 RMB per day.
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