China is known for many things including their great level of technological advancements. A few days back the country was in the news as they built world’s largest Air purifier to curb the issue of air pollution. Last month the country even banned 553 car brands to counter air pollution menace. Now the nation is garnering headlines again. The Beijing’s new and massive international airport’s pictures were uploaded by few Chinese media and are now doing rounds on the internet. Their new airport which will open next year has already taken the internet by storm. The capital started the development of the airport back in December 2014 and as per latest news, the test operation will start from October 2019. The airport’s look is now the talk of the town as the new airport’s pictures showcase that it is of another level. Also Read - G7 Summit 2021: Leaders Pledge to Deliver on Vaccines, Climate; Call Out China on Right Abuses | 10 Points
Some are comparing the airport with a location straight from a science fiction movie while some are calling the construction incredible. “It was like a dream but now look like is no longer a dream anymore,” says one Twitter user about the construction. “It looks like a device for playing with lights and predict de future,” says another. Also Read - 12 Dead, Over 100 Injured in Massive Gas Explosion in China; Rescue Ops Underway
Here are pictures posted by Chinese media: Also Read - New Coronavirus Found In Bats In China. Details Here
Check out the Twitter reactions:
Looks like dream
Inspired by the outer world?
Looks like some machine
As per CGTN reports, this new Beijing Airport which is touted as world’s largest airport is being built at an estimated cost of 80 billion yuan which is around Rs 78,500 crores. As per Xinhua reports, the airport is 313,000 square meters long and has four runways that will be able to accommodate 6,20,000 flights every year along with 100 million passengers and four million tonnes of cargo. The need for new airport arose as the old one is overcrowded and the new one will bring great relief. What are your views on same? Let us know in the comments.