Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport that serves the capital city of Beijing, People's Republic of China. It is located in Chaoyang District, about 20km to the north-east of the Beijing city proper.
The airport has three terminals. Terminal 1 is currently housing Hainan Airlines and its subsidiaries (while the international routes; Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau flights operate from Terminal 2), Terminal 2 serves China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, SkyTeam members and other domestic and international flights. Terminal 3, the newest terminal at Beijing Airport, serves Air China, Star Alliance and Oneworld members, and some other domestic and international flights which do not operate from Terminals 1 and 2.
Airlines and Destinations
After slots were given to Federal Express, Continental Airlines began non-stop flights between Newark and Beijing on June 15, 2005. On September 25, 2007, American Airlines and US Airways were awarded non-stop flights to Beijing from Chicago-O'Hare and Philadelphia, respectively, with the American Airlines' Chicago-O'Hare flight to begin on April 4, 2010, and the US Airways' Philadelphia flight to begin sometime in the spring of 2010. This became US Airways' first destination in Asia. Both of these airlines will operate from the new Terminal 3 as they are part of Star Alliance (US Airways) and Oneworld (American Airlines).