Airport City Development Embraces New Era of Air Cargo Transport

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Airport City Development Embraces New Era of Air Cargo Transport

Airport City Development Embraces New Era of Air Cargo Transport

PR Newswire

BEIJING, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- According to a joint statement by Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone, Beijing Customs, Beijing Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau and Beijing Port Office today, the Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone Port Operational Center developed and run by Airport City Development (ACL) is prepared for daily operation. Beijing Capital International Airport Cargo Inspection and Examination Department and Beijing Capital International Airport Customs and Beijing Capital International Airport Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau will relocate offices to new locations. Details are as follows:

  1. Beijing Capital International Airport Cargo Inspection and Examination Authority, Air China and BGS first-class supervised warehouse will relocate offices to the Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone Port Operational Center; Beijing Capital International Airport Customs and Beijing Capital International Airport Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau will relocate offices to the ACLP International Building (566 Shunping Road, Shunyi District). The above two locations will be officially operational on 20 December 2010, when Beijing Capital International Airport Customs and Beijing Capital International Airport Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau will start processing all import/export customs declarations, and inspection and quarantine facilities will begin operation at their respective new locations. The transfer of all procedures concerning the import/export of goods will be completed within a month. The existing cargo inspection and quarantine area in western Beijing Capital International Airport will cease operations as of 20 January 2011.
  2. Any enterprise operating at the Port Operational Center is required to complete filing and registration procedures and relevant applications for vehicle entrance permits at the reception office of Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone Management Committee.
  3. Beijing Capital International Airport Customs and Beijing Capital International Airport Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau will start accepting applications for registration as well as for record filing and changes as of the date of this announcement.

ACL is responsible for planning, construction and operations management of the Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone Port Operational Center and Airport City Logistics Park Project (ACLP). The company's efforts over the past six years have paid off as government organizations as well as private enterprises across all sectors become tenants of Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone Port Operational Center, where they can enjoy the world-class service, dedication and professionalism of ACL's staff. ACL, and its tenants, can look forward to embracing a new era of air cargo transport and to being one of the contributors in making Beijing Capital International Airport the international cargo hub in northeastern Asia.

Airport City Development (ACL)

Established in December 2004, Airport City Development has land coverage of over three million sq.m. divided into five main function zones: Air Cargo Terminals, Express Centre, Customs Supervision Area, Bonded Logistic Center, and the Office Complex, which provides an integrated "one-stop shop" for airport customs, inspection and quarantine services under one roof.

For more ACL information, please visit: www.airportcity.cn.

ACLP International Building

ACLP International Building is a premier commercial office building developed and constructed by Airport City Development Co., Ltd., located along Shunping Road with the city's Green Belt to the north and Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone to the west. It includes the ACLP international main building to the south, port administrative information office building to the north and services building to the west. Total development area is 121,500sq.m., with above-ground construction area of 99,530sq.m. and underground construction area of 21,970sq.m. The main building features nine floors, one basement floor and a three-level annex building to the west.

As an airport transportation hub and the only international standard premier commercial office building around the airport vicinity, the building not only undertakes one-stop custom clearance and documentation services such as office space, food/beverage outlets, business, customs declaration and traffic, but also caters to the commercial office demands of multinational enterprises.

Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone

Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone, which was approved by the State Council on July 23, 2008 and passed the joint examination and acceptance of ten state ministries and committees on July 28, 2009, is the first airport-based comprehensive free trade zone in China.

SOURCE Airport City Development Co., Ltd.

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