Beijing Capital International Airport
The futuristic Beijing Capital International Airport is located to the north east of the city, around 26km (16 miles) from Tiananmen Square. It is China's biggest and busiest airport, transporting more than 44 million passengers annually. The airport's third terminal, designed by Sir Norman Foster to look like a Chinese dragon, opened in 2008.
Beijing Capital International Airport has a large duty-free store with a range of cosmetics plus a good selection of wines, teas and spirits. There are plenty of retail options: high-end fashion and accessories stores include Shanghai Tang, Celine and Dunhill; buy Tibetan souvenirs, boots from Timberland and local treats from Yushiyuan.
Wireless internet facilities are available free throughout the airport.
East & Drink
The airport has a decent range of eating and drinking options. Paparich restaurant serves Asian dishes. There are also chain restaurants like KFC and Kangzaiyuntun. Coffee drinkers can choose from a wide range of outlets; there are branches of Starbucks, Queen's Coffee, Coolava and Acting Café.