China officially opens its massive new airport in Beijing

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced the official opening of Beijing Daxing International Airport. The massive air hub is expected to become the biggest single terminal by traveller capacity in around two decades.
The Chinese leader and top government officials came to the opening ceremony inside the the starfish-shaped terminal on Wednesday, days before the country marks the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic. The opening was originally scheduled for September 30.



Journalists walk at the terminal hall after the launching ceremony © Reuters / Thomas Sue

China officially opens its massive new airport in Beijing