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Beijing airport second busiest in the world

On Dec. 9, 2010, Beijing Capital International Airport welcomed the 70 million passengers, becoming the world's second busiest airport. In terms of seat capacity, Beijing International is now second only to Atlanta Hartsfield in the United States, according to a report by aviation analyst OAG. Its business has been boosted by a sharp growth in the number of passenger seats to Asia, a growth of 9 percent, which is equal to some 15.3 million more seats flying to or from the region . . . (english.peopledaily.com.cn) More...

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