Hong Kong Snapshot (113) Kai Tak Airport, the world’s most dangerous airport 香港隨拍(113) 啟德機場，世界最危險機場none If you have come to HK, you may feel that the HK airport is so big and beautiful. It’s because the HK airport is one of the best and biggest airport in the world. But HK airport is only 21 years old. 21 years ago, we had the Kai Tak Airport and it was one of the most dangerous airports in the world. 來過香港的朋友，下飛機時都應該覺得香港機場很大，很漂亮，因為它是世界其中一個最大及最佳機場。不過香港國際機場其實只營運了21年，21年前，香港有一個啟德機場，它是世界十大最危險機場之一。
Today, I took the ferry from Kowloon to HK Island and passed by the runway of the old Kai Tak Airport. Part of the runway is now the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. In the
Kai Tak Airport was built in 1925, which was the first airport of HK as well the only civil airport in HK. In the 1990s, Kai Tak Airport of the world’s 1st and 3rd busiest airport in the world by cargo traffic and passenger traffic respectively. It’s a very surprising record for Kai Tak, due to the size of the airport, and it’s only one runway.啟德機場落成於1925年，是香港第一個機場，也是香港在回歸前的唯一一個民航機場，在1990年代，啟德機場可是全球貨運量第一的機場，也是全球客運量第三的機場，這個紀錄其實並不特別，但當這個紀錄放到啟德機場就變得很特別，因為啟德機場面積很小，只有現在香港國際機場的四分之一，而且它只有一條跑道。
One runway meaning there were 36 flights using the runway per minute. And Kai Tak Airport was very
Because of it, the New HK Airport started construction in 1992 and operating in 1998. Kai Tak Airport officially finished its mission. The HK Government planned to reconstruct the old airport by reclamation. But due to several disputes, the reconstruction project was
In the past, Tsing Ma Bridge, the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, took 6 years to finish construction.