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Beijing has a modern and three-dimensional traffic network that extends in all directions, and with the expressways it makes Beijing a modern traffic hub in China and the world.

As you may expect from a city like Beijing, the transport facilities are huge.

Beijing has currently 2 open airports and 1 airport under construction.

Beijing Nanyuan Airport is a military airbase that also serves as the secondary airport of Beijing. Located in Fengtai District. Nanyuan Airport was first opened in 1910, making it the oldest airport in China. It is the main hub of China United Airlines.

Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing. The airport is owned and operated by the Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited.

Beijing Daxing International Airport is a planned new international airport serving Beijing. The airport is to be built in Daxing District and parts of Guangyang District in Langfang, Hebei, located 46 km south of city center. The new airport is expected to serve Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.

The new airport will be completed by 2019 and it will be the biggest airport in the world.

By the end of 2016, the total length of roads in Beijing was 22.026 km. The total length of Expressways was 1013 km. In 2017 the number of Expressways under construction in Beijing has reached seven, the largest number in history.

The Beijing subway is the world's busiest in annual ridership with 3.66 billion trips delivered in 2016, averaging 9.998 million per day, with peak single-day ridership reaching 12.69 million.

And Beijing's subway is the most developed subway system in the world and is the second longest subway system in the world after the Shanghai Metro. The Beijing Subway opened in 1969 and is the oldest metro system in mainland China.

The subway network has 19 lines with 345 stations. In 2017, here are 20 lines of more than 350km under construction with the most lines and longest mileage in Beijing's rail construction history. Line S1 will be the first medium-low speed magnetic suspension line in Beijing. Yanfang line is the first fully automatic driverless line in China.

Source: eBeijing.gov.cn
Date: 2017-06-13