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BEIJING AIRPORT

Cost a reported 27 Billion Yuan ($3.65 Billion)


 
Took less than 4 years to build
During construction had 50,000 workers on site
Floor Area 1.3 Million Square Metres
Over 4 Km Long Which Makes It The Worlds
Largest Building
Has an Automated People Mover (A P M) which
travels at 80 k/hr
Has 84 shops and over 100 restaurants

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Terminal 3's curved roof contains
thousands of skylights.

Their orientation to the southeast


is intended to maximize the heat
gain from the early morning sun,
helping to reduce the amount of
energy expended by the structure
for heating.

The golden tint, meanwhile, is


meant to evoke the colours of
Beijing's Forbidden City, the Ming
Dynasty-era imperial palace at
the city's centre.
They even provide a
runway for those
Muslim Pilots with
very little experience
with landings...!!