Beijing Daxing International Airport – pictured last December while under construction – was designed with the appearance of a giant six-armed alien starfish by architect Zaha Hadid and opens in September. Photo: Chinatopix/APBeijing Daxing International Airport – pictured last December while under construction – was designed with the appearance of a giant six-armed alien starfish by architect Zaha Hadid and opens in September. Photo: Chinatopix/AP
Beijing Daxing International Airport – pictured last December while under construction – was designed with the appearance of a giant six-armed alien starfish by architect Zaha Hadid and opens in September. Photo: Chinatopix/AP

5 things we know about Beijing Daxing International Airport, the ‘alien starfish’ opening soon

Beijing Daxing International Airport opens at end of September – handling 300 take-offs and landings an hour, with 45 million passengers by 2021 – and will eventual be the world’s busiest

Topic |   China Eastern Airlines
Beijing Daxing International Airport – pictured last December while under construction – was designed with the appearance of a giant six-armed alien starfish by architect Zaha Hadid and opens in September. Photo: Chinatopix/APBeijing Daxing International Airport – pictured last December while under construction – was designed with the appearance of a giant six-armed alien starfish by architect Zaha Hadid and opens in September. Photo: Chinatopix/AP
Beijing Daxing International Airport – pictured last December while under construction – was designed with the appearance of a giant six-armed alien starfish by architect Zaha Hadid and opens in September. Photo: Chinatopix/AP
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