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Kai Tak Airfield / Airport [????- ]

Photos that show this place


There are not many 1950s photos around showing the landing and take-off of aircraft prior to the reclaimed runway at Kai Tak. Here are two nice clear shots.

Landing of a Qantas DC6 on the main Runway 31 as shown here and Take-off in the opposite direction towards Lei Yue Mun as shown here 

The history of Kai Tak from the Hong Kong Memory Project as shown here

5 minute Pathe video taken from terminal opening in 1962. seems surreal now. this one's for you moddsey: http://www.britishpathe.com/video/selected-originals-terminal-opened/

From Dragages, nice views views of the construction of the reclaimed runway at Kai Tak