Kai Tak Airport

former airport of Hong Kong (1925—1998)

Kai Tak Airport (Chinese: 啟德機場) was the international airport of Hong Kong from 1925 until 1998 (1997 as British Hong Kong).

Kai Tak International Airport

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Kai Tak Airport in 1998, the morning after its closure
Airport typeDefunct
OwnerGovernment of Hong Kong
OperatorCivil Aviation Department
LocationKowloon, Hong Kong
Opened25 January 1925 (1925-01-25)
Closed6 July 1998 (1998-07-06)
Elevation AMSL9 m / 30 ft
Coordinates22°19′43″N 114°11′39″E / 22.32861°N 114.19417°E / 22.32861; 114.19417
Kai Tak International Airport is located in Hong Kong
Kai Tak International Airport
Kai Tak International Airport
Location of Kai Tak Airport in Hong Kong
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 3,390 11,122 Asphalt (Closed)