Beijing Capital Airport Duty Free

Beijing Capital Airport Duty Free

Match any journey through Beijing Capital Airport to the duty free and luxury shopping available on departure, inflight and on arrival with Duty Free Hunter.

Beijing Capital International Airport (IATA: PEK, ICAO: ZBAA) is the main international airport serving Beijing. It is located 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Beijing’s city center, in an enclave of Chaoyang District and the surroundings of that enclave in suburban Shunyi District. The airport is owned and operated by the Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited, a state-controlled company. The airport’s IATA Airport code, PEK, is based on the city’s former romanized name, Peking.

Beijing Capital has rapidly ascended in rankings of the world’s busiest airports in the past decade. It had become the busiest airport in Asia in terms of passenger traffic and total traffic movements by 2009. It was the world’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic from 2010-2013 and as of March 1, 2014 it was the second-busiest airport in the world in 2014. The airport registered 557,167 aircraft movements (take-offs and landings), which ranked 6th in the world in 2012. In terms of cargo traffic, Beijing airport has also witnessed rapid growth. By 2012, the airport had become the 13th busiest airport in the world by cargo traffic, registering 1,787,027 tonnes.

Beijing Capital International Airport is the main hub for Air China, the flag carrier of the People’s Republic of China, which flies to around 120 destinations (excluding cargo) from Beijing. Hainan and China Southern Airlinesalso use the airport as their hub.

To accommodate the growing traffic volume, Beijing Capital added the enormous Terminal 3 in 2008 in time for the Olympic Games, the second largest airport terminal in the world after Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3, and the sixth largest building in the world by area. Beijing Capital International Airport covers 1,480 hectares (3,700 acres) of land.

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"Beijing Terminal 3" by Micah Sittig - originally posted to Flickr as Lots of room, very transparent. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons -

Beijing Capital Airport Duty Free Shops

Duty Free and luxury boutiques at this airport include:

Sunrise Duty Free
Shanghai Tang
Alfred Dunhill
Aigner & Lancel
Omega & fine watches
Glashutte & Blancpain

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