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I. Basic Information

1. Name of City and Airport
Beijing – Beijing Capital International Airport

2. Airport Introduction:
Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 2 is located in Shunyi District -- northeast of Beijing and is 25.35 km far from central Beijing.
It has a 4E-grade Airfield Area with two east-west runways at dimensions of 3800×60 m and 3200×50 m respectively, a new terminal with an area of 336,000 sqm, a parking lot with an area of 170,000 sqm, 3800m-long runways and parallel taxiways at the same length. It is equipped with CAT II Instrument Landing System, advanced and comprehensive ground security and service guarantee facilities, which assure the landing and take-off of such large-size planes as Boeing 747 and Airbus A 380.

3. Bus Guide
Beijing Capital International Airport offers 20 inter-city bus routes and 5 intra-province bus routes. Passengers can take the buses at the Gate 9-11 on the 1st floor.
【Routes】 The routes for 10 inter-city bus routes are: Fangzhuang, Xidan, Beijing Railway Station, Gongzhufen, Zhongguancun, Olimpic Village, Beijing West Railway Station, Shangdi, Tongzhou/Yizhuang and Beijing South Railway Station. The routes for 5 intra-province routes are: Tianjin, Qinhuangdao, Tanggu, Langfang and Baoding.
【Fare】 Inter-city bus (single trip): ¥16/person; intra-province bus (single trip): Tianjin ¥80/person, Tanggu ¥80/person, Qinhuangdao ¥130/person, Langfang ¥40/person and Baoding ¥85/person.
【Departure Time】
Departure intervals for inter-city bus: 20 minutes for two-way Xidan route, 15 minutes for two-way Beijing Railway Station route and two-way Gongzhufen route respectively, 30 minutes at most for other routes, which will depart at any time when the bus is full. The bus tickets are sold at the airport and all the stops in the city.
Passengers taking bus to Beijing Capital International Airport please note the boarding time. Passengers of domestic flights are suggested to take the bus 6 hours before the boarding time while passengers of international flights are suggested to take the bus 7 hours before the boarding time. For further information about the flights, please call the Airport Bus Hotline: 010-64594375/76

4. Taxi Service Guide
Please take a taxi outside the Gate 3-7 of the Arrival Hall on the 1st floor of the terminal.
Fare for taxi to downtown: approx EUR 8.93-10.04

5. Subway Traffic Guide

6. Self-drive Traffic Guide
The Airport Southern Line Expressway connects with Jingcheng Expressway, Beijing Airport Expressway, 2nd Airport Expressway and Beijing 6th Ring Road (east), which assures the efficient and convenient traffic to the downtown area of Beijing.
It will take approximately 40 minutes to the central area.

7. Introduction on Functions of Terminal Floors
Terminal 2 is a comprehensive service terminal that connects with traffic center. The building structure consists of 3 floors above ground and 2 floors under ground. Each floor's function is as follows:
3rd Floor: location for offices of domestic and international airlines. There are also catering and shopping areas on the floor.
2nd Floor: location for domestic and international departure. Domestic passengers go through the security check on this floor. International passengers go through the procedures concerning Customs, Inspection & Quarantine, Entry & Exit Frontier Check and Security Check. There are first-class and business-class lounges and catering service area on the floor.
1st Floor: location for Domestic and international arrival. There are Baggage Claim Hall for domestic and international passengers, International Arrival Customs, Domestic-Domestic and Domestic-International Transfer Areas, APM Platform, Domestic Remote Stand Departure Waiting Area and Airport VIP Lounge on the floor, which connect the Traffic Center through bridges.
1st Underground Floor: Ramp. There are Baggage Conveyance Areas for Domestic Arrival and International Arrival, Domestic Departure Baggage Handling Area and Staff Cafeteria.
Please receive passengers on the 1st floor of T2. The International Arrival exit is on the right side while the Domestic Arrival exit is on the left side. In addition, the 1st floor is equipped with such service facilities as dressing room, ATMs, hotel information desk and so on, which provide passengers with more convenient and personalized ground service.

8. T2 Layout Map

II. Boarding Process

1. Process of Domestic Departure
Passengers enter into the Waiting Hall from Gate 10-14 at the 2nd floor of T2 ---> Departure Hall at the 2nd floor ---> Check-in at Counter F01-F22/G01-G11---> Security Check ---> Domestic Departure Waiting Hall ---> Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.
Note: the VIP passengers of China Southern Airlines can check in at the VIP Counter (opposite to Gate 14 at the 2nd floor), go through the security check as per the guiding signs on the red carpet and then enter into the lounge. The boarding gates of China Southern Airlines' remote stands converge in 25A-25H.

2. Process of Domestic Arrival
Flight arrives by the boarding bridge of T2---> enter into T2 via corridor bridge ---> arrive at the 3rd floor via an elevator under the direction of T2 guiding signs ---> go downstairs to the Baggage Claim Hall at the underground 1st floor via a personal escalator or an elevator ---> claim baggage ---> Arrival Hall ---> leave airport by ground traffic means.
Note: In the case of remote airplane stand, the shuttle bus will take passengers to the Baggage Claim Hall for baggage claim.

3. Process of International Departure
Enter into the Waiting Area through Gate 4 or 6 on the 2nd floor of T2 --->Baggage Declaration & Customs Inspection --->Boarding Procedure --->Quarantine & Inspection--->Exit Frontier Inspection ---> Security Check ---> International Departure Waiting Area---> Departure Boarding Gate at the Contact Stand --->Boarding
Note: After getting the boarding pass, international passengers whose international trip contains domestic flights like CZ323,CZ377,CZ371,CZ6025 and CZ613, can go to Channel S for Security Check firstly and go to the Boarding Gate 50 to wait for boarding other than go through the Quarantine & Inspection. The shuttle bus will take passengers to the corresponding airplane stands for boarding.

4. Process of International Arrival
The Airplane parks by T2 international corridor bridge--->Passengers enter into the International Arrival floor through the corridor bridge --->Quarantine & Inspection --->Entry Frontier Inspection --->Come downstairs to Baggage Claim Area via an escalator or an elevator at 1st floor --->International Baggage Claim Hall ---> Animal & Plant Quarantine (random inspection) --->Customs Entry Inspection ---> Arrival Hall--->leave Airport by taxi or bus or other means.
Note: International passengers whose international trip contains domestic flights such as CZ324, CZ378, CZ372, CZ6026 and CZ614, can take the shuttle bus directly to the Baggage Claim Hall on the 1st floor.

5. Minimum Connection Time (MCT) of Transfer
MCT of Transfer (8 commitments for transfer service)
MCT of Transfer at T2 is announced as follows:
Domestic-Domestic Transfer: 60 minutes;
Domestic- International Transfer: 90 minutes;
International- Domestic Transfer: 90 minutes;
International- International Transfer: 60 minutes;
Transfer from the international flights with domestic stopovers to international flights: 90 minutes.
Above service commitments are applicable for the "One Ticket Service" passengers of China Southern Airlines only.

6. Process of Domestic - Domestic Transfer
After the airplane parks by the domestic boarding bridge of T2, passengers get off the plane and enter into the terminal through the corridor bridge ---> confirm the boarding gate of the next flight with airport staff at the exit of the bridge and get air ticket stamped with the transfer seal ---> arrive at Domestic Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.
After the airplane parks at the remote stand of T2, passengers get off the plane and arrive at Domestic Arrival via a shuttle bus ---> enter into the Transfer Hall, confirm the boarding gate of the next flight with airport staff and get air tickets stamped with transfer seal ---> enter into Domestic Waiting Area via special passageway ---> arrive at the Domestic Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.

7. Process of Domestic – International Transfer
After the airplane parks by the domestic boarding bridge of T2, passengers get off the plane and enter into the terminal through the corridor bridge---> go upstairs to the Domestic Arrival Hall on the 3rd floor via an elevator ---> arrive at the Domestic Baggage Claim Hall to claim baggage ---> enter into the Domestic-International Transfer Hall ---> go through Customs Inspection and Security Check and then arrive at the Transfer Counter ---> proceed with international boarding procedure ---> enter into International Departure Hall ---> go through Border Inspection and Security Check ---> arrive at International Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.
After the airplane parks at the domestic remote stand of T2, passengers get off the airplane and enter into the Domestic Arrival Hall by shuttle bus ---> go to Domestic Baggage Claim Hall to claim baggage ---> enter into Domestic-International Transfer Hall ---> go through Customs Inspection and Security Check and arrive at Transfer Counter ---> proceed with international boarding procedure ---> enter into International Departure Hall ---> go through Border Inspection and Security Check ---> arrive at International Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.

8. Process of International – Domestic Transfer
After the airplane parks by the international boarding bridge of T2, passengers get off the plane and enter into the terminal through the corridor bridge ---> go to the International Arrival Hall at the 3rd floor via an elevator---> go through the Quarantine & Inspection and Border Inspection ---> go to the International Baggage Claim Hall ---> claim baggage and enter into the Transfer Hall ---> go through the Customs Inspection and Security Check and arrive at the Domestic Transfer Counter ---> proceed with the domestic boarding procedure --->arrive at the Domestic Departure Hall ---> go through Security Check ---> arrive at the Domestic Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.
After the airplane parks at the international remote stand of T2, passengers get off the plane and enter into the terminal by a shuttle bus---> go to the International Arrival Hall on the 3rd floor via elevator---> go through the Quarantine & Inspection and Border Inspection ---> arrive at the International Baggage Claim Hall ---> claim baggage and enter into the Transfer Hall ---> go through Customs Inspection and Security Check and arrive at the Domestic Transfer Counter ---> proceed with the domestic boarding procedure --->arrive at the Domestic Departure Hall ---> go through Security Check ---> arrive at the Domestic Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.

9. Process of International to International Transfer
After the airplane parks by the international boarding bridge of T2, passengers get off the plane and enter into the terminal through the bridge ---> go to the International Arrival Hall on the 3rd floor via an elevator ---> go through the Quarantine & Inspection and Border Inspection ---> enter into the Transfer Hall ---> go through Customs Inspection and Security Check and arrive at Ithe nternational Transfer Counter  ---> proceed with international boarding procedures ---> arrive at the International Departure Hall ---> go through Customs Inspection, Border Inspection and Security Check ---> arrive at the International Departure Boarding Gate ---> Boarding.

III. Airport Lounges

1. Terminal 2 consists of Sky Pearl Lounge, First-class Lounge and VIP Lounge. Inside the lounges, there are functional zones such as VIP Room, Dining Zone, Audio-Visual Zone, Internet Zone, Sleep Zone, Rest Zone, Business Zone and Bars Zone, which provide comprehensive and considerate services for passengers of the first class and business class as well as Sky Pearl VIP Card holders and SkyTeam Alliance Gold Card holders.
「Sky Pearl Lounge」– is located on the 2nd Floor. It is the 2nd lounge on the right side of the walkway after going through the security check.                                                  
「First-class Lounge」– is located on 2nd floor. It is the 1st lounge on the left side of the walkway after going through security check.                                               「VIP Lounge」– is located on 2nd floor. It is the 3rd lounge on the left side of the walkway after going through security check.
Working Hours: 05:10 till the closure of night flights.

2. Introduction on Check-in Counters

International Check-in:
Islands A-E are for international passengers to check in. Passengers of international, H.K., Macau and Taiwan flights can enter through Gate 4 or 6 to proceed Customs Inspection, and then go to the nearby Island C for check-in. The check-in counters will be open 2-3 hours before the scheduled departure time of the flight (2 hours for a flight with less than 200 seats and 3 hours for a flight with 200 and more seats). The deadline for check-in for international and regional flights is 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

Domestic Check-in:
Counters F-H. Domestic passengers enter from Gate 12. The counters will be open 2-3 hours before the scheduled departure time. The check-in service for domestic flights will be closed 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

3. Check-in Time

Domestic Departure at T2: The check-in service will be closed 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

International Departure at T2: The check-in service will be closed 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

 

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