Pre-Arrival Information for China
Students will need to obtain a Chinese visa. CUC will arrange for a letter of invitation for each student as proof of participation in the program for the visa application.
Arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
Beijing Capital Intl. Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing. Beijing Capital Airport is located 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Beijing's city center in an enclave of Chaoyang District. The airport is approximately a 1 1/2 hour drive from the CUC campus.
- Beijing is 12 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST) during daylight savings time.
Terminal 3: International arrivals at Beijing Capital International Airport
The Beijing subway system is continually adding new lines to meet demands. A ride costs about 25 cents.
A Beijing taxi stand sign - remember official cabs have a B on the license plate, a taxi sign on top of the car, drivers credentials in front of the passenger seat, and meters.