Beijing airport to be world’s biggest

Beijing airport to be world's biggest - The Telegraph, November 29, 2004
A new airport being built by the Chinese government in time for the 2008 Beijing Olympics will be the world's biggest and be "truly awesome", according to its British architect, Lord Foster.
In further evidence of the Chinese obsession with building bigger, faster and higher than any other country, the plans for Beijing Airport will outdo both the current biggest, Hong Kong's, and Heathrow, which is set to double in size when Terminal 5 is finished.
It will also take less than three years to complete, Lord Foster said. That compares with Terminal 5, which was put before a public inquiry in 1995 and approved in 2001 but which is not expected to open until 2008...
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