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PEK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PEK / ZBAA
Airport Names:
  1. Beijing Capital International Airport
  2. 北京首都国际机场
  3. Běijīng Shǒudū Guójì Jīchǎng
Location: Beijing, People's Republic of China
GPS Coordinates: 40°4'47"N by 116°35'3"E
Area Served: Beijing
Operator/Owner: Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 116 feet (35 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK):

  • 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 from Beijing.
  • Terminals 1 and 2 are linked by a public walkway that takes about 10–15 minutes to traverse.
  • The furthest airport from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is Gobernador Edgardo Castello Airport (VDM), which is nearly antipodal to Beijing Capital International Airport (meaning Beijing Capital International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Gobernador Edgardo Castello Airport), and is located 12,378 miles (19,920 kilometers) away in Viedma, Argentina.
  • Because of Beijing Capital International Airport's relatively low elevation of 116 feet, planes can take off or land at Beijing Capital International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "Beijing Capital International Airport", other names for PEK include "北京首都国际机场" and "Běijīng Shǒudū Guójì Jīchǎng".
  • Beijing Capital International Airport handled 83,712,355 passengers last year.
  • On 20 July 2013, a man in a wheelchair detonated small homemade explosives which exploded on Terminal 3 in the Beijing International Airport.
  • The terminal has gates and a nearby runway that can handle the Airbus A380, which were proven when Singapore Airlines briefly offered A380 flights to Beijing in August 2008 during the Summer Olympics.
  • Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) has 3 runways.
  • Terminal 3 has 243 elevators, escalators or moving walkways.
  • The closest airport to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is Beijing Nanyuan Airport (NAY), which is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) SSW of PEK.
  • Terminal 3 was designed by a consortium of NACO, UK Architect Foster and Partners and ARUP.
  • 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Beijing Capital International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Beijing Capital International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
123.05 miles (37.09 km) SSWBeijing Nanyuan Airport (NAY)Beijing, ChinaView Beijing Nanyuan Airport on a map View satellite image of Beijing Nanyuan Airport Set NAY as destination Airport Get more information about Beijing Nanyuan Airport
277.48 miles (124.69 km) SSETianjin Binhai International Airport (TSN)Tianjin, ChinaView Tianjin Binhai International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tianjin Binhai International Airport Set TSN as destination Airport Get more information about Tianjin Binhai International Airport
378.59 miles (126.49 km) ESETangshan Sannühe Airport (TVS)Tangshan, Hebei, ChinaView Tangshan Sannühe Airport on a map View satellite image of Tangshan Sannühe Airport Set TVS as destination Airport Get more information about Tangshan Sannühe Airport
498.20 miles (158.04 km) WNWZhangjiakou Ningyuan Airport (ZQZ)Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, ChinaView Zhangjiakou Ningyuan Airport on a map View satellite image of Zhangjiakou Ningyuan Airport Set ZQZ as destination Airport Get more information about Zhangjiakou Ningyuan Airport
5160.23 miles (257.86 km) SWShijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport (SJW)Shijiazhuang, ChinaView Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport on a map View satellite image of Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport Set SJW as destination Airport Get more information about Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport
6164.04 miles (264.00 km) WDatong Yungang Airport (DAT)Datong, Shanxi, ChinaView Datong Yungang Airport on a map View satellite image of Datong Yungang Airport Set DAT as destination Airport Get more information about Datong Yungang Airport
7166.66 miles (268.21 km) EQinhuangdao Shanhaiguan Airport (SHP)Qinhuangdao, Hebei, ChinaView Qinhuangdao Shanhaiguan Airport on a map View satellite image of Qinhuangdao Shanhaiguan Airport Set SHP as destination Airport Get more information about Qinhuangdao Shanhaiguan Airport
8191.78 miles (308.63 km) NEChifeng Airport (CIF)Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, ChinaView Chifeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Chifeng Airport Set CIF as destination Airport Get more information about Chifeng Airport
9225.13 miles (362.32 km) ENEChaoyang Airport (CHG)Chaoyang, Liaoning, ChinaView Chaoyang Airport on a map View satellite image of Chaoyang Airport Set CHG as destination Airport Get more information about Chaoyang Airport
10225.28 miles (362.55 km) SJinan Yaoqiang International Airport (TNA)Jinan, Shandong, ChinaView Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport on a map View satellite image of Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport Set TNA as destination Airport Get more information about Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport
11245.25 miles (394.69 km) ENEJinzhou Xiaolingzi Airport (JNZ)Jinzhou, Liaoning, ChinaView Jinzhou Xiaolingzi Airport on a map View satellite image of Jinzhou Xiaolingzi Airport Set JNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Jinzhou Xiaolingzi Airport
12249.76 miles (401.94 km) SSWXingtai Dalian Airport (XNT)Xingtai, Hebei, ChinaView Xingtai Dalian Airport on a map View satellite image of Xingtai Dalian Airport Set XNT as destination Airport Get more information about Xingtai Dalian Airport
13255.81 miles (411.68 km) WNWHohhot Baita International Airport (HET)Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, ChinaView Hohhot Baita International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hohhot Baita International Airport Set HET as destination Airport Get more information about Hohhot Baita International Airport
14266.82 miles (429.41 km) SWTaiyuan Wuxu International Airport (TYN)Taiyuan, Shanxi, ChinaView Taiyuan Wuxu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Taiyuan Wuxu International Airport Set TYN as destination Airport Get more information about Taiyuan Wuxu International Airport
15266.99 miles (429.68 km) NXilinhot Airport (XIL)Xilinhot, Inner Mongolia, ChinaView Xilinhot Airport on a map View satellite image of Xilinhot Airport Set XIL as destination Airport Get more information about Xilinhot Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Beijing Capital International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Beijing Capital International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,378.05 miles (19,920.49 km) SSWGobernador Edgardo Castello Airport (VDM)Viedma, ArgentinaView Gobernador Edgardo Castello Airport on a map View satellite image of Gobernador Edgardo Castello Airport Set VDM as destination Airport Get more information about Gobernador Edgardo Castello Airport
212,339.82 miles (19,858.97 km) ESEAntoine de Saint Exupéry Airport (OES)San Antonio Oeste, ArgentinaView Antoine de Saint Exupéry Airport on a map View satellite image of Antoine de Saint Exupéry Airport Set OES as destination Airport Get more information about Antoine de Saint Exupéry Airport
312,321.92 miles (19,830.17 km) SWComandante Espora Airport (BHI)Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaView Comandante Espora Airport on a map View satellite image of Comandante Espora Airport Set BHI as destination Airport Get more information about Comandante Espora Airport
412,237.11 miles (19,693.68 km) SSWBrigadier Hector Eduardo Ruiz Airport (CSZ)Coronel Suárez, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Brigadier Hector Eduardo Ruiz Airport on a map View satellite image of Brigadier Hector Eduardo Ruiz Airport Set CSZ as destination Airport Get more information about Brigadier Hector Eduardo Ruiz Airport
512,234.44 miles (19,689.37 km) SWTres Arroyos Airport (OYO)Tres Arroyos, Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaView Tres Arroyos Airport on a map View satellite image of Tres Arroyos Airport Set OYO as destination Airport Get more information about Tres Arroyos Airport
612,232.16 miles (19,685.71 km) SSEEl Tehuelche Airport (PMY)Puerto Madryn, ArgentinaView El Tehuelche Airport on a map View satellite image of El Tehuelche Airport Set PMY as destination Airport Get more information about El Tehuelche Airport
712,200.69 miles (19,635.06 km) ESEDr. Arturo Umberto Illia Airport (GNR)General Roca, Río Negro, ArgentinaView Dr. Arturo Umberto Illia Airport on a map View satellite image of Dr. Arturo Umberto Illia Airport Set GNR as destination Airport Get more information about Dr. Arturo Umberto Illia Airport
812,200.03 miles (19,634.00 km) SSEAlmirante Marcos A. Zar Airport (REL)Trelew, Chubut, ArgentinaView Almirante Marcos A. Zar Airport on a map View satellite image of Almirante Marcos A. Zar Airport Set REL as destination Airport Get more information about Almirante Marcos A. Zar Airport
912,191.30 miles (19,619.94 km) SSESanta Rosa Airport (RSA)Santa Rosa, ArgentinaView Santa Rosa Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Rosa Airport Set RSA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa Airport
1012,172.36 miles (19,589.46 km) ESEPresidente Perón Internacional Airport (NQN)Neuquen, ArgentinaView Presidente Perón Internacional Airport on a map View satellite image of Presidente Perón Internacional Airport Set NQN as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente Perón Internacional Airport
1112,167.30 miles (19,581.32 km) WSWNecochea Airport (NEC)Necochea, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Necochea Airport on a map View satellite image of Necochea Airport Set NEC as destination Airport Get more information about Necochea Airport
1212,156.64 miles (19,564.17 km) SWOlavarría Airport (OVR)Olavarría, ArgentinaView Olavarría Airport on a map View satellite image of Olavarría Airport Set OVR as destination Airport Get more information about Olavarría Airport
1312,156.14 miles (19,563.36 km) ESEColonia Catriel Airport (CCT)Colonia Catriel, Río Negro, ArgentinaView Colonia Catriel Airport on a map View satellite image of Colonia Catriel Airport Set CCT as destination Airport Get more information about Colonia Catriel Airport
1412,148.47 miles (19,551.01 km) ESEMaquinchao Airport (MQD)Maquinchao, Río Negro Province, ArgentinaView Maquinchao Airport on a map View satellite image of Maquinchao Airport Set MQD as destination Airport Get more information about Maquinchao Airport
1512,136.92 miles (19,532.44 km) SWTandil Airport (TDL)Tandil, ArgentinaView Tandil Airport on a map View satellite image of Tandil Airport Set TDL as destination Airport Get more information about Tandil Airport