As the eight-day National Day holiday approaches, Beijing's two airports — Capital and Daxing International — are expected to see nearly 3 million passenger trips during the period.
China's National Day and the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday will last from Oct 1 to 8.
China's Beijing Capital International Airport is expected to handle 2.19 million passenger trips from Sep 28 to Oct 11, an average of 156,400 per day, the airport said on Sunday.
The airport is expected to see 14,300 takeoffs and landings. Outbound peak is expected to fall on Oct 1, with 84,000 passenger trips estimated to leave the airport. The inbound peak is estimated on Oct 7, with 89,000 arrivals.
According to Li Yang, manager on duty at the airport's operation control center, most trips are for domestic travel or visiting family and friends during the holiday.