Jav I Kai Tak Hong Kong

Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong: With a perilous runway that jutted out into the sea, and an alarmingly steep descent through skyscraper. Scary landing, but I made it.

Old HKG Approach

An Air Hong Kong plane comes in for landing over the crowded landscape of housing blocks near Kai Tak airport.

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The Last Hurrah for Plane Spotters at Kai Tak Airport. Published on Apr 2013 A look at Kai Tak Airport and how airplanes must make a breathtaking approach or take-off over Hong Kong's Kowloon City .

Air France Concorde and Boeing 747 sharing the tarmac at Hong Kong-Kai Tak, circa 1990s.

Air France Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde 101 F-BVFA and a company Boeing sharing the tarmac at Hong Kong-Kai Tak, circa (Photo: Simon Wong)

Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport - Awesome footage and background music

Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport - Awesome footage and background music

HISTORY – A Brief Visual History of HK’s Old Airport, Kai Tak

Kai Tak International Airport, Hong Kong Kai Tek International served as Hong Kong’s main airport for 73 years, but sadly closed in 1998 after traffic moved to the new Hong Kong International Airport.

Hong Kong's now-defunct Kai Tak Airport forced jets to fly through high-rise buildings in order to land. Before its closing in 1998, planes would sometimes overrun the landing strip and crash into the adjacent harbor.

The 12 Scariest Airports to Fly Into

KAI TAK AIRPORT, Hong Kong Hong Kong's now-defunct Kai Tak Airport forced jets to fly through high-rise buildings in order to land. Before its closing in planes would sometimes overrun the landing strip and crash into the adjacent harbor.

HKG Approach - Looks almost like a Biblical Apocalypse scene.  Parents of friends have told me about this old airport. It was in the middle of the city!

sad to think ill never be able to land at such a legendary airport RIP Hong Kong Kai Tak

Flying pattern and Instrument Landing System (ILS) around the former Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport approach.

Flying pattern and Instrument Landing System (ILS) around the former Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport approach.

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