Sunday, March 02, 2008

Beijing Capital Airport Navigation

Beijing Airport Terminal 3As with the opening of any new airport travelers would be well advised to allow extra time to find their way around when using the new Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3 building.

Airlines using Terminal 3 beginning 29th February, 2008
Gate 2
Qantas Airways
British Airways
El Al Israel Airlines

Gate 6
Qatar Airways

Gate 12
Shandong Airlines
Sichuan Airlines

Airlines using Terminal 3 beginning 26th March, 2008
Gate 2
Japan Airlines
S7 Airlines
Air Macau

Gate 4
Cathay Pacific Airways
Dragonair
Finnair
Austrian Airlines
Emirates
United Airlines

Gate 6
Asiana Airlines
Egypt Air
All Nippon Airways
Thai Airways
Scandinavian Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Air China (International Flights)
Air Canada
Lufthansa
Singapore Airlines

Gate 8
Air China (International flights)

Gate 10
Air China (Domestic flights)

Gate 12
Air China (Domestic flights)
Shanghai Airlines
All Beijing – Shanghai (Hongqiao Airport) flights

Terminal 1 (From March 26th, 2008)
Domestic flights
China Southern
Xiamen Airlines

Terminal 2 (From March 26th, 2008)
China Eastern
Hainan Airlines
Skyteam members
China Southern (International flights)

Using Terminal 3
Check in desks for domestic flights close 45 minutes before take-off time
Check in desks for international flights close 1 hour before take-off time

Customs for departing passengers
It will not be mandatory to complete customs declarations.
If international passengers need to declare goods they should go to the Customs Declaration Desk in front of check in areas D and E before checking their baggage to their flights.

International passengers clear check-in
Once checked in international passengers must go to Immigration and Security checks. Be sure to board an Automatic People Mover (small train) linking the check in area with the international boarding area.
Once off the APM go through quarantine, immigration, security and customs checks.

In the wrong terminal?
Free shuttle buses travel between the three terminals every 7 minutes.

Driving to Terminal 3
Take exit 6 off the Airport Expressway
Exit 6 is called Airport Southern Line
An inter-terminal road will also take traffic from Terminals 1 and 2 to the new Terminal 3.

Picking up passengers from Terminal 3
There are three exits from the Baggage Claim Hall
Gate B – International arrivals
Gates A and C – Domestic arrivals
Panels above the gates display flight information

Airport Buses from Bejing to Terminal 3
Catch the airport bus from Beijing Railway Station, Xidan, Gongzhufen, Fangzhuang, Zhongguancun and Wangjing.

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