PKX launch tomorrow!

Beijing Daxing will open it’s doors tomorrow! Exciting!

[https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/beijing-daxing-international-airport-opens/index.html]

If someone travels via PKX in the near future, let us know about your experiences?

Also, I hope we’ll see it in AS soon! In existing worlds aswell as new ones. What do you think?

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Beat me to it!

Yes, the pictures from CNN are amazing! Seven runways, holy wow!

China Southern and China Eastern are simply doing some publicity flights. The airport will officially open on Sept 30. First Beijing Nanyuan has to close as their is a flight path conflict. It will close on Sept 29 and all China United’s equipment, the sole airline at Nanyuan, will be transferred to Daxing. Also PLAAF executive flights will also be transferred to Daxing at the same time. Flights for other Chinese carriers will transfer slowly pending government approval. Quite a few international airlines are already commited to moving eg BA and Finnair. These will start from the beginning of October.

This link gives more info and your browser can translate it easily.
https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1641634454322583401&wfr=spider&for=pc&isFailFlag=1

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Flights now running from PKX. As stated just China United at the moment so nothing to look at on FR24 currently. A few landings left over the next 90 minutes from todays schedule.

Nice. Can’t wait to schedule the new CAI-PKX.
AS Team will wait for real commercial flights to take off and land from/to PKX.

In some servers there’s Berlin Brandenburg airport :smiley:

Which explains why we’re more cautious these days :stuck_out_tongue:

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To be fair Daxing has opened on time and the planes are arriving and departing mainly on schedule. Obviously being given priority by ATC given the airspace congestion. What’s the ETA on Brandenburg. Even Brexit will beat Brandenburg’s opening.

Dont be too sure on that, the BREXIT develops a lot of uncertanties too. :smile: As far as I know BER does not have a fixed precise opening date yet, but it looks like in autumn 2020 it will finally be ready to open for commercial flights. Due to some misplanning the old Terminal of SXF will continue to operate to cope with the high demand as the new BER terminal is not build for these numbers. In the future a satellite terminal shall improove the capacity, but for any reason they forgot to build the tunnel needed for the connection… So a lot of good workers active there, but I think it is impressive that PKX is now opening even though the construction started well after the first opening date of BER. :grin: Of course the security and safety tests in PKX are not comparable to those needed to open an airport terminal in Germany, but maybe a mixture of both philiosophies would be the perfect match.

Safety standards are the same in China and Europe for an airport.
BER is a total disaster and not yet clear of the airport will ever open.
Congratulations for a master piece to China!

As far as the airside is concerned. As for the rest, I do have my doubts.

As stupid and silly as constructors in BER cannot behave. No way.