Hong Kong’s Kai Tak airport: photographer recalls ‘the golden years’ and its final days

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Hong Kong’s Kai Tak airport: photographer recalls ‘the golden years’ and its final days

Photographer Birdy Chu Shun shot thousands of images of Hong Kong’s Kai Tak airport in 1998 before it closed in July that year and operations moved to the glitzy Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok.Like many Hongkongers, he has fond memories of Kai Tak, one of the most difficult airports in the world to pilots to fly in and out of, and which had started as a humble airfield in 1925. Anyone who landed there has a story about airliners’ hair-raising descents that came close to…

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