Beijing Mega-Airport To Open In 2019

December 12, 2017

published: 2017-10-16 23:13:24Construction is underway for one of the biggest airports in the world. The airport is being built in China. Beijing Daxing Airport is about 42 miles south of the city center.It’ll be accessible by high-speed train. The airport will be 18 square miles. It will cost $12.1 billion to build. The airport will serve 45 million passengers initially. Eventually, however, it could serve 100 million. Building the frame required 57,000 tons of steel and 56.5 million cubic feet of concrete. Two major Chinese airlines will use the airport as a base. When it opens in 2019, it will be one of the largest airports in the world.