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A Chinese national flag hangs inside a terminal building under construction at Beijing’s new international airport in the Daxing district of Beijing, China. The airport will begin operation on September 30, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
An elevated highway leading to Beijing’s new international airport, which is under construction, is seen from a bus in the Daxing district. Photo: Bloomberg
A terminal building stands under construction at Beijing’s new international airport. Photo: Bloomberg
China is forecast to overtake the US as the world’s biggest air-travel market as soon as 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
Members of the media attend a news conference inside a terminal building at Beijing’s new international airport. Photo: Bloomberg
A countdown clock, indicating the time construction will be completed, stands inside a terminal building at Beijing’s new international airport. Photo: Bloomberg
The new airport has been designated by the authorities as the hub for members of the SkyTeam alliance, a global group of airlines that includes China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines. Photo: Bloomberg
Beijing will also be joining a select list of major cities with two or even three international airports, including London, New York, Tokyo and Paris. Photo: Imaginechina
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