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Beijing Capital Airport(PEK) Terminal 3 Guides

Opened on Feb 29, 2008, Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) Terminal 3 was the largest airport terminal-building complex in the world, with 986,000 m2 in total floor area. It consists of three sub-concourses, T3-C, T3-D and T3-E. Both domestic and international travellers check in at concourse T3C. Gates for domestic flights (excluding those to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau) are in T3C, and gates for domestic flights operated by Air China are also located in concourse T3D. All international flights, including those to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, are handled in concourse T3E. In conjunction with the construction of the new terminal, Bombardier Transportation installed a 2 km (1.2 mi) automated people mover which connects T3C and T3E via T3D in a 2–5 minute one-way trip

There are three Terminal at Beijing Capital International Airport(PEK), T1, T2 and T3. T1 has been closed. T3 is located 6.4km southeast of T1 and T2. Terminal Map. There are free terminal shuttle buses between T2 and T3.

Terminal 3 was designed by a consortium of NACO, Netherlands Airport Consultants B.V., UK Architect Foster, Partners, ARUP.

Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3, Peking Airport T3

Terminal 3C has 5 floor. The 1st floor is express train station, shuttle bus and taxi stops, the 2nd floor is domestic and international arrivals, baggage claim, transfers hall, the 3rd floor is domestic departures, the 4th floor is international, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan departures, domestic departures, the 5th floor is restaurants and business areas.

Terminal 3E has 3 floor. The 1st floor are the 2nd floor are international, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan departures, the 3rd floor is international, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan arrivals.

Check-in Time

Flights Open time Close time
Domestic 2 hours before departure 45 minutes before departure
International 3~4 hours before departure(Most airlines) 60-75 minutes before departure

Boarding Time

Flights Open time Close time
Domestic 30 minutes before departure 10-15 minutes before departure
International 30~45 minutes before departure 10-15 minutes before departure

Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3, Pek Airport T3

Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3, Pek Airport T3

PEK Airport T3 mainly houses Air China, Shandong Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Star Alliance, Skyteam members-Alitalia and China Airlines. From September 2019, all Oneworld & SkyTeam flights from Beijing Capital International Airport(PEK) were transferred to the Beijing Daxing International Airport(PKX), except Hong Kong Cathay Pacific and Dragon Air.

China Domestic Airlines in T3

Airlines Check-In Counter Phone
Air China, CA Premium: Check-in Zone A
International and regional: Check-in Zone H
Domestic, First and Business ClassL: West of Check-in Zone F;
Domestic: West Side of Check-in Area J, Check-in Zone K, East Side of Check-in Area L
Air China Express Flights: East of Check-in Area B
86 10 95583
BEIJING AIRLINES, CA Premium:Check-in Zone A;
Domestic, First and Business Class: West of Check-in
Donghai Airlines, DZ Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area F
(+86) 4000888666
KUNMING AIRLINES, KY Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area F
86 871-67086688-6696
ZHEJIANG LOONG AIRLINES, GJ Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area F
86 571-89999999
86 571-81689888
86 571-81689899
QINGDAO AIRLINES, QW Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area F
86 532-85851169
Tibet Airlines, TV Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area F
(+86) 4008-0891-88
DaLian Airlines, CA Premium:Check-in Zone A;
Domestic, First and Business Class: West of Check-in
86 10 95583
Shandong Airlines, SC Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area K25
(+86) 400-60-96777
Sichuan Airlines, 3U Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area K25
(+86) 4008300999
Air Macau, NX D Check-in Zone 86 10-64530165/66/67
Shenzhen Airlines, ZH Economy: Check-In Area K
Premium: Check-In Area F
International:H04
(+86) 400-88-95080

International Airlines in T3 (Including Hong Kong, Macau China and Taiwan District)

Airlines Check-In Counter Phone
Cambodia Angkor Air, K6 E Check-in Zone 86 10 69433754
(+86) 18301384518
Mahan Air, W5 D Check-in Zone
LOT Polish Airlines, LO B Check-in Zone (+86) 4008822057
Swiss international Airlines, LX F Check-in Zone (+86) 4008820880
Austrian Airlines, OS F Check-in Zone (+86) 4008-810-770
Scandinavian Airlines, SK D Check-in Zone 86 10-85276100
DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA Airlines, LH F Check-in Zone 86 10-64598866
Asiana Airlines, QZ E Check-in Zone (+86) 400-650-8000
Air Canada, AC B Check-in Zone 1-888-247-2262
United Airlines, UA E Check-in Zone 800-810-8282
ANA Airlines, NH D Check-in Zone (+86) 4008-82-8888
Turkish Airlines, TK D Check-in Zone +86-86 10-64651867
Egypt Airlines, MS D Check-in Zone 86 10-64591303
86 10-64571118
Thai Airways InternationalM, TG E Check-in Zone 86 10-85150088
Singapore Airlines, SQ EF Check-in Zone 86 10-64532556/57/58
Finnair, AY C;Check-in Zone 86 10-65127180
Cathay Pacific, CX D Check-in Zone (+86) 400-888-6628
Japan Airlines, JL D Check-in Zone (+86) 4008880808
Dragonair, KA D Check-in Zone (+86) 400-888-6628
Emirates Airlines, EK E Check-in Zone 86 10-51088696
Israel Airlines, LY F Check-in Zone 86 10-65533067
Qatar Airlines, OR E Check-in Zone 86 10-59235100
Air Macau, NX D Check-in Zone 86 10-64530165/66/67
China Airlines, CI D Check-in Zone (+86) 400-888-6998
Etihad Airways, EY B Check-in Zone (+86) 4008822050
BR Eva Air, BR E Check-in Zone (+86) 400-886-5889
Mongolia Airlines, QM E Check-in Zone 86 10-65079297
86 10-65061231
Ethiopian Airlines Share, ET B Check-in Zone
(+86) 13911139497
(+86) 15011555744
Philippine Airlines, PR B Check-in Zone 86 10-64558035

T3-C Layout Plan

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Layout Plan of Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3, Peking Airport T3-C

T3-E Layout Plan

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Layout Plan of Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3, Peking Airport T3-E

Terminal 3 Map and free terminal shuttle

Free shuttle buses service is available from terminals 3 to terminal 2 at Beijing Capital international Airport. You can take the terminal shuttle bus from T3 to T2, or from T2 to T3. A one-way trip takes approximately 12-15 minutes

Operation Times

06:00am - 11:00pm, departure interval is kept within 10 minutes.

11:00pm - 06:00am, departure interval is kept within 15 minutes.

Shuttle bus routes:

Gate 5 of Arrival floor of T3 → Departure floor of T2

Gate 7 of Arrival floor of T2 → Departure floor of T3

Beijing Capital Airport Terminal Map, Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 Map

Airport Express to Terminal 3

Beijing Capital International Airport is served by the Airport Express Line, a dedicated rail link operated as part of the Beijing Subway system. The 28.1 km (17.5 mi) line runs from Terminal 3 and then to the city with stops at Sanyuanqiao and Dongzhimen. A one-way trip takes approximately 16–20 minutes and ticket cost is RMB25. The operation hours are 6:20-22:50 to Terminal 3, and 6:00-22:30 to Dongzhimen station in downtown of Beijing.

Beijing Capital Airport Express, Metro, Rail to Terminal 3, T2

Hourly Lounge in Terminal 3

Style 1

It is hotel-like leisure places with single rooms, standard rooms and other service facilities, where you can forget exhaustion, enjoy TV programs or movies and relax yourself during your leisure moment.

Location: West of public space in Arrival Lounge at 2nd Floor of T3-C

Phone number: (+86)10-64558577

Style 2

It provides a complete set of hotel service, including hotel-like pay lounge, small-scale conference service, business leisure service, multimedia reading area, cofee bar, foot care, massage, bath, facial beauty and hairdressing

Location: East of International Departure Lounge of T3-E

Phone number: (+86) 10-64532621

Foods and Restaurants in Terminal 3

There are many food options in Terminal 3, including Pizza Hut, Tai food, Noodles, KFC, McDonald's, Chinese food, Starbucks, Costa, Japanese food, Western foods. Get Details

Departures, Arrivals and Transfers

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