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Hong Kong Kai Tak

Plane landing at the old Kai Tak Airport! So unique, so Hong Kong!

Classic shot of a Cathay Pacific Airways 742 flying low over the buildings while on its final approach for landing at Kai Tak.

Classic shot of a Cathay Pacific Boeing flying low over the buildings while on its final approach for landing at the now-closed Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport

Plane flying over residential buildings before Kai Tak Airport was closed down, Hong Kong, China

Air India final approach to Kai Tak - I'm sure this neighborhood is glad the airport is gone.

Plane flying over residential buildings before Kai Tak Airport was closed down, Hong Kong, China

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.

McAxenthings

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

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.

香港的旧飞机场 El antiguo aeropuerto de Hong Kong (Kai Tak) - Chinalati

Planes landing at the old Kai Tak airport used to have to swerve between Hong Kong's densely packed residential buildings.

Final at Lindbergh field San Diego

Final at Lindbergh field San Diego

jaffagazanian: “This is seriously how low planes used to fly at Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak airport. It was always an amazing site to see. That airport also used to be the hardest airport in the world to.

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