Hong Kong International Airport - HKG Hong Kong
The main airport of Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport is a replacement of Kai Tak Airport built in 1925. It is also known under the name Chek Lap Kok Airport. Operated by the Airport Authority Hong Kong, it serves as Cathay Pacific’s primary hub, as well as Hong Kong Airlines, Cathay Dragon, HK Express and Air Hong Kong (a carrier for cargo) in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. HKG-Hong Kong International Airport has played a major role in the trans-shipment industry regionally, as well as being a passenger hub for people going to and from China and the rest of the Asian countries. Hong Kong International Airport is considered to be the world’s busiest in terms of cargo shipments, as well as being one of the busiest passenger airports.
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Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) has one of the world’s largest terminal buildings for passengers, playing an important role in the country’s economy with employees over 65,000. In 2015, Hong Kong International Airport has reached 68.5 million passengers that made its place on the top busiest airport in the world. When it first started to operate under the name Kai Tak Airport in 1925 located in Kowloon City District, it had limited space for expansion as it only had one runway. The airport started its operation on July 6, 1998, now within an area of 1,255 hectares and is composed of 2 terminals, North Satellite Concourse and Midfield Concourse. The airport also serves the nearby cities of Bainixu and Caibian.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Booking accommodations nearby the Hong Kong International Airport will be most ideal in the Regal Airport Hotel, and the 5-star Hong Kong Sky City Marriott Hotel.
Being one of the major airports in the country, it is surrounded by other international airports like CAN-Baiyun International Airport, serving neighbor cities alike.