Kai Tak Airport arrival in 1998

My first visit to Hong Kong was in February 1998 – I missed out on seeing the territory while it was still a British colony, but I was luck enough to fly into the soon to be closed Kai Tai Airport. Here is a YouTube video showing the hair raising approach to the airport.

Kai Tak Airport closed in July 1998, replaced by the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok – a far less exciting final approach.

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