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China is building the world’s largest airport

October 14, 2016

20th century was the century of cars, 21st century is and is going to be the century of planes. And in China they realize this. Since 2014 China is building the world’s largest airport near Beijing. Its current airport Beijing Capital International Airport is running at near its full capacity.

Daxing District airport in Beijing is intended to take the mantle of the world’s largest airport. So far largest airport (by number of passengers) is in Atlanta. New airport near Beijing will cover an area of 2,680 hectares. With planned 9 runways, the $11 Billion mega-project is one huge Chinese investmens into new infrastructure. Even though China’s economy grows at its slowest pace in decades, they can still build things like this.

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