After 7 comprehensive simulation exercises and 3 test flights, Beijing Daxing International Airport was officially put into operation. On September 25, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended the operation ceremony of the airport and announced the official opening of the Beijing Daxing International Airport.
Beijing Daxing International Airport embraces technologies every corner, such as self-service check-in and self-service consignment equipment, facial recognition in security checks and whole-process monitoring baggage check-in. According to preliminary statistics, Beijing Daxing International Airport has created more than 40 international and domestic firsts, like the world's largest single seismic isolation building, the world's first terminal under high-speed railway, the world's first terminal designed with "double-deck departure and double-deck arrival platforms", and the largest hangar in Asia. In order to practice the concept of environmental protection, Beijing Daxing International Airport has become the first airport in the world to realize 100% new energy for general purpose vehicles in the airport.
It is worth mentioning that many new technologies applied in Beijing Daxing International Airport have already made their debut on the 2019 CIFTIS. In the exhibition area themed by "Future Airport Dominated by Intelligence" on this CIFTIS, hundreds of world-leading new airport service technologies brought by domestic scientific research institutions including China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology (CAST), The Second Research Institute of CAAC and China TravelSky Holding Company Limited were presented, which left the audience dazzled. According to the staff of the exhibition area, such airport service AI management systems as intelligent operation, intelligent dispatching and intelligent flight information display, have been installed and debugged at Beijing Daxing International Airport. After Beijing Daxing International Airport is put into operation, passengers can personally experience the new and convenient travel brought by the airport service of "Intelligent Manufacturing in China".
Moreover, the "Beijing Daxing International Airport Economic Zone Roadshow Press Conference" was also held during the 2019 CIFTIS. Li Yong, Deputy Director General of Investment Promotion Agency of Ministry of Commerce, P.R.China, Beijing Daxing International Airport Economic Zone, the first cross-provincial cooperation zone approved by the state, has borne fruitful results in improving the investment climate in the south of Beijing and promoting the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei since the commencement of airport construction, bringing unprecedented new opportunities for cities around this zone. As a new source of power for national development, Beijing Daxing International Airport will certainly develop into a new window for China's external exchanges and a new stage for international economic cooperation.