Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak Airport is the stuff of barside stories of grizzled expats at bars across Asia. Now it has reopend for the slow and steady approach of cruise ships.
The terminal will accommodate cruise ships too large for Ocean Terminal. The first arrivals were last week and next in November when regular monthly arrivals commence, see the full schedule.
I only flew into Kai Tak once, in 1997 on school trip, a few weeks before the handover to China.
Here’s a crosswind landing in 1998:
Readers, share your Kai Tak memories!