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Departure and arrival procedures

Procedures for domestic departure passengers

Passengers are requested to proceed to the Level 4 Check-In Lobby from the Terminal 3 Area C Level 4 Connecting Bridge (near Traffic Lane) Go through check-in formalities Go down to Area C Level 3 by stairs or lifts Security check Domestic Departure Lounge Boarding Gates Boarding

Procedures for domestic arrival passengers

After the plane lands at the Terminal 3 Area C Boarding Bridge, passengers are requested to proceed to the Area C Level 2 Domestic Arrival Floor via the Corridor Bridge Domestic Baggage Claim Hall Reception Hall Traffic center or down to Level 1 Traffic Lane

Procedures for international departure passengers

Passengers are requested to proceed to the Area C Level 4 Check-In Lobby either from the Traffic center Level 2 Connecting Bridge, or the Area C Level 4 Connecting Bridge (near the Traffic Lane) Checked Baggage Customs Declaration Check-In formalities Boarding Pass check Down to the Area C Level 2 APM Station by stairs and lifts APM Area E Level 2 APM Station Area E CIQ, 2F Health & Quarantine Inspection Exit Frontier Inspection Security Inspection Customs Inspection International Departure Lounge Boarding Gates Boarding

Special notice: International passengers traveling on flights CA153, CA155, CA175, CA177, CA903, CA905, CA923, CA953, CA957, CA977 and other flights with domestic stopovers should follow the domestic departure transfer guides and wait for the plane in the designated waiting areas  located near Gate C53 and Gate C54 after completing boarding procedures. If they have items in the checked baggage that must go through declarations or other customs procedures, these passengers must first go through the customs procedures at the Customs Declaration counter between Room D and Room E of the Check-in Duty Hall on Level 4.

Procedures for international arrival passengers

After the plane lands at the Terminal 3 Area E Boarding Bridge, passengers are requested to proceed to the Area E Level 3 International Arrival Floor Health Inspection Entry Frontier Inspection Down to the Area E Level 2 APM Station by stairs and lifts APM Area C Level 2 APM Station International Baggage Claim Hall Animal and Plant Quarantine (spot check) Customs Inspection of Entry Reception Hall Traffic center or down to the Level 1 Traffic Lane.

Notes:

Check-in areas J, H, F, and K are the Air China check-in counters where passengers can check-in for flights.

If you are taking a domestic flight, please proceed through Gate No.10 to check-in areas J and K to check-in for your flight.

If you are taking an international flight or a flight to Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan, please proceed through Gate No. 8 to check-in area F to check-in for your flight.

First Class and Business Class passengers and PhoenixMiles VIP members may proceed through Gate No. 8 to the nearby check-in area H to check-in for flights.

If you are taking a flight on a Star Alliance member airline, you may proceed through Gate No. 4 or No. 6 to the nearby check-in areas D and E to check-in for flights.

Air China closes check-in for domestic flights 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time, and closes check-in for international and regional flights 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

For more information, please click and log in the website of Beijing Capital International Airport.