Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Key Member
    Student or Learner
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • China

    • Join Date: Oct 2007
    • Posts: 1,618

    (the?) Capital International Airport

    Yesterday morning I went to (the?) Capital International Airport to meet an American friend.

    This airport is in Beijing. Is the article 'the' necessary? And how about (the?) Beijing Capital International Airport?

    Thank you in advance.

  2. VIP Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 12,423

    Re: (the?) Capital International Airport

    Airport names are not usually used with an article. I flew to O'Hare International. I picked him up at Laguardia airport.

    On the other hand, if I said "I'll pick you up at the airport," then you use an article.

Similar Threads

  1. Airport
    By mehdihas in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 27-Apr-2011, 21:29
  2. Capital Airport or the Capital Airport
    By joham in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 18-Nov-2008, 12:03
  3. International Exchange or International Interchage?
    By larysahq in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-Oct-2006, 21:09
  4. Airport
    By Rosanna in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 24-Apr-2006, 23:48


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts