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  • A jetliner lands at Beijing Daxing International Airport on Tuesday during the airport’s first test flight. The landing marks the official start of the airport’s final round of quality inspections, which will run through March. The airport is scheduled to open to the public in September. Photo: VCG

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    A jetliner lands at Beijing Daxing International Airport on Tuesday during the airport’s first test flight. The landing marks the official start of the airport’s final round of quality inspections, which will run through March. The airport is scheduled to open to the public in September. Photo: VCG
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Gallery: Beijing New Airport Sees First Test Flight This Week

Chinese capital’s second major air hub launches final round of quality inspections at it prepares for September opening

01.23.2019
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A jetliner lands at Beijing Daxing International Airport on Tuesday during the airport’s first test flight. The landing marks the official start of the airport’s final round of quality inspections, which will run through March. The airport is scheduled to open to the public in September. Photo: VCG
A jetliner flies over Beijing Daxing International Airport during the airport’s first test flight on Tuesday. Photo: VCG
A test jetliner lands Tuesday at the west runway of Beijing Daxing International Airport, leaving behind the runway’s first skid marks. Photo: VCG
Beijing Daxing International Airport is seen under construction from the air on Jan. 8. Photo: VCG
A worker is seen at the construction site of Beijing Daxing International Airport on Aug. 30. Photo: VCG

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