China open Beijing’s Daxing Airport with world’s biggest terminal
By Guardian Exclusive
04 October 2019 | 2:13 pm
Beijing's Daxing International Airport is designed to handle 100 million passengers a year. Located in the capital's south side, it was built in less than five years at a cost of 120 billion yuan ($17 billion).
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