Six aspects of the construction of Beijing Daxing International Airport Economic Demonstration Zone

Updated: 2019-02-26

The much-anticipated Beijing Daxing International Airport will be officially launched on September 30, 2019. The Beijing Daxing International Airport Economic Demonstration Zone is positioned as the functional hub of the International Exchange Center, the National Aviation Science and Technology Innovation Leading Zone, and the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Coordinated Development Demonstration Zone. It is the new gateway for China's foreign exchanges, the new engine for Beijing's development and the new highland of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development. The economic demonstration zone is located on the northeast side of the new airport and occupies an area of 20 square kilometers. In 2019, a comprehensive bonded area covering 4.3 square kilometers is expected to be launched. Daxing District will carry out research on planning schemes such as traffic road network, slow traffic system and road naming, promote the planning and construction of development service centers and convention centers, deepen the planning research of comprehensive insurance zones, stabilize the site selection plan, and fully cooperate with the second phase of the life support base. Daxing will actively connect with domestic and overseas industrial resources, promote the landing of major projects such as high-end medical care and international education to ensure substantial progress in the construction of the airport economic zone.

In the future, the airport economic zone (Beijing) will be transformed into the accessible city of intermodal transportation, the cultural city of Chinese charm, the city of communication, the city of innovation for airport economy, the city of distinct impression, and livable city with ecological wisdom.

The accessible city of intermodal transportation: Six track lines, six highways, and a traffic system with trams, rapid bus transit and slow traffic will be built

The cultural city of Chinese charm: Build a city for international summits, international exhibitions, international exchanges and cultural interpretations. With the help of Beijing Daxing International Airport, these projects will contribute to cultural exchanges at home and abroad and help globalize Chinese culture.

The city of communication: Three circles including the style circle, vitality circle and color circle to make the airport economic zone (Beijing) the carrying area of the function of the Capital International Exchange Center.

The innovative city for airport economy: Special plans for comprehensive transportation, sponge city and underground space have been carried out in advance. In the future, in addition to the development of aviation logistics, airport services, aerospace technology, airport science and technology, international business and other industrial clusters, the zone will also reserve a certain space for future industrial development. The latest planning of the Airport Economic Zone (Beijing) is currently under preparation.

The city of distinct impression: Hundreds of millions of passengers in the future are expected to be overlooking the airport economic zone. Therefore, it is necessary to create a large-scale, large-color green landscape. The rendering shows that the green landscapes will form a magnificent scene.

The livable city with ecological wisdom: The zone will build a four-season park cluster with no borders and no age. The Yongxing River will be transformed into a wetland river to create a natural landscape. The Airport Economic Zone (Beijing) is constructing a comprehensive corridor with a length of 28.2 kilometers, which is an important infrastructure for urban operation. In addition, the concept of a sponge city has been applied to create an easy to maintain landscape.