Beijing is hosting the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) on September 3 and 4, 2018.

As a result ZBAA/Beijing Capital airport will not allow any GA/Corporate Jet operations from Thursday, August 30 until Thursday, September 6 unless you are attending the forum itself. If you are, you will require a a sponsor letter from the organizing committee to obtain landing permission.

Further restrictions:

  • There will be no take-off for all flights between 0700-0855L, strictly landing only.
  • A maximum of two movements are allowed per hour for all flights between 0600-2355L.
  • Governmental flights require an authorization letter from the respective Embassy to arrange handling services.
  • Flights with diplomatic clearance can still operate to ZBAA even if they are not attending the forum.
  • ZBAA cannot be used as an alternate (except in an emergency) until 6 September (Refer NOTAM E1870/18).

Operators are advised to consider ZBSJ/Shijiazhuang Zhengding airport (139nm away) and ZBTJ/Tianjin Binhai airport (67nm away) as alternative destinations during this time period.

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