This week, it was revealed that Beijing Daxing Airport has handled over 82m trips in just a four-year period, as the airport continues to grow in demand.
Such numbers were revealed due to it’s fourth anniversary of commercial operations, with the airport handling 557,300 tonnes of cargo and mail, as well as 682,900 flights departing and arriving at the airfield.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
Beijing Daxing Airport Handles Over 82m Trips in 4 Years…
For Beijing Daxing International Airport, handling 82m trips over four years would be seen as a relatively slow start, given it’s overall capacity potential.
Following its completion in September 2019, it was revealed that it could handle anywhere between 120 to 200 million passengers annually, to which when they get to this point, they would beat Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport as the busiest airport in the world.
Beijing Daxing International Airport is expected to achieve 75m passengers by 2025, although some work is needed, as the full year for 2022 was only recorded at 10.2m passengers.
That being said, in 2021, the airport handled 25m passengers, but of course during that time, the COVID-19 pandemic hit China hard.
To further establish its progress, we will no doubt have to wait until the end of the year to see what 2023’s passengers numbers look like to see whether they are on track or not.
So in the meantime, all eyes will be on Beijing Daxing International Airport to see how the rest of the year performs for them.
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