World’s biggest airport will open in 2019Staff Writer | June 28, 2017
Beijing's new airport is set to be the world’s biggest, according to Reuters.
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It will become the new base for China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines, according to China’s National Development and Reform Commission.
This will put the SkyTeam alliance members under one roof, allowing for easy flight connections for passengers.
According to BuroHappold Engineering, part of a consortium team that won the competition to help design elements of the space, visitors will find an array of open and expansive interiors.
The late architect Zaha Hadid designed the Beijing New Airport Terminal Building, which will be filled with civic gardens and include separate passenger areas for international and domestic flights to create a more compact building and reduce travel times. ■