new video tours zaha hadid's soon-to-open daxing airport in beijing
 

new video tours zaha hadid's soon-to-open daxing airport in beijing

news organization CGTN has released a new video touring zaha hadid architect’s daxing airport in beijing. scheduled to open late september 2019, the 700,000 sqm airport is being constructed to ease the burden on the chinese captial’s existing airport, which is currently operating at full capacity.

new video tours zaha hadid's soon-to-open daxing airport in beijing
images and video via CGTN

 

 

first announced in early 2015, the zaha hadid-designed airport took five years to build. the vast terminal will have an estimated capacity of 45 million passengers per year by 2021, handling 300 take-offs and landings per hour, according to state media.

new video tours zaha hadid's soon-to-open daxing airport in beijing

 

 

the daxing airport in beijing has been designed around a central hub with six ‘piers’ radiating outwards. the airport will also include an integrated travel center offering direct links to beijing’s city center, local rail services, and the country’s high speed train network. take a closer look at the site in the video above and see renderings of the ambitious project below.

new video tours zaha hadid's soon-to-open daxing airport in beijing

new video tours zaha hadid's soon-to-open daxing airport in beijing

new video tours zaha hadid's soon-to-open daxing airport in beijing

 

 

project info:

 

name: beijing daxing international airport (PKX)

design: zaha hadid architects

location: daxing, beijing & guangyang, langfang (hebei)

set to open: september 30, 2019

 

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