Beijing’s state-of-the-art ‘Starfish’ Airport opens. Daxing International Airport, a modern-day airport designed by Muslim woman architect Mohammed Hadid, has been launched. Construction of the largest Chinese airport in Beijing, the capital, has been underway for the past four years. From above it is said to look like a wolf, it has been nicknamed ‘Starfish Airport’.
The photo of the airport, which is similar to about 100 football fields, has repeatedly gone viral on social media. This time in front of the video. They also didn’t take the time to go viral on social media.
According to China Daily, The terminal building of the airport is made up of about 3 lakh 13 thousand square meters. It cost $11 billion to build. A special filter glass has been used, which will withstand 60% of the sun’s heat. Again, you can move 60% of the light through this glass.
|This is the view inside the airport|
Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid designed the Daxing International Airport. Jaha has died in the 2016. But one of his unique tasks will be to exemplify this extraordinary airport. The airport was inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. Airport authorities demand that its passenger transport capacity be gradually increased. By 2020, the airport will be able to handle 40.5 million passengers a year.
According to landing field Council knowledge, Beijing Capital International landing field is presently the second busiest landing field within the world. About 100 million people use Beijing Capital Airport, built in the year of 1958.
Its location is right after the US airport in Atlanta. Government officials say it needs to be built to reduce the airport’s pressure. It is said that this new airport has the largest terminal in the world.
The administration is trying to raise that to 70.20 million in 2025. Airport authorities have claimed that 100 million passengers will be able to travel in the years 2040.
According to state media Global Times, aviation has begun to operate on seven domestic routes. In addition, international airlines such as British Airways, Cathay Pacific have already planned their route from Daxing.
|This is the view outside of the airport|