China’s $12billion project, phoenix-shaped Beijing Daxing International Airport Nicknamed “the Starfish , designed by the late British architect Zaha Hadid, will be opened in September 2019.
As per detail, the world’s largest airport has has four runways and a 3.37 million square foot terminal building and plans to accommodate 72 million passengers and 2 million tons of cargo annually by 2025, with a long-term annual target of handling over 100 million passengers, 4 million tons of goods, and operating six runways.
Construction of the airport began in 2014 and rises from farmland 30 miles south of Beijing. The airport is in sync with Xi Jinping’s plan to overtake the United States as the largest market by early- or mid-2020s.
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20 September, 2019