TIANJIN, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Binhai International Airport in northern China is to handle more flights in April as a runway in Beijing airport is renovated.
One of the three runways at Beijing Capital International Airport is closed until April 29 for a 28-day overhaul.
During the period, Tianjin will add 426 more flights, mostly from Air China, Xiamen Air, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Lucky Air, originally scheduled for Beijing Capital International Airport.
A further 86 flights from Sichuan Airlines and Shandong Airlines will also likely change routes to Tianjin, according to the Tianjin airport.
Passengers from Beijing can take the train or coach to Tianjin airport. Each day a shuttle bus will make 12 round trips between Beijing and Tianjin.