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  1. Airport reclamation trial illegal: greens

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com A green group has criticised the government for skipping a legally required step when approving a trial reclamation project by the Airport Authority ... it likes. The trial began in January and has already been completed. It was carried out over an area of 30 square metres north of the airport and involved 'deep cement mixing', which ...

  2. Former Kai Tak airport site can be prestigious second business district

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the world have done the same. There is such an opportunity now in Hong Kong. The former Kai Tak airport site can be developed into a modern, prestigious second business district as an alternative ...

  3. Airport needs HK$136b for third runway

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com The public is being asked to make a choice: an airport with or without a third runway by 2030. But the government has said little so far on the social and environmental costs of the project. The third runway- with a cost of HK$136.2 billion, factoring in inflation- would be the city's most expensive single project, but the Airport Authority said ...

  4. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hong Kong turns on fund pipeline in push for bigger basics

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Harbour through sewage and waste water treatment, which will be fully commissioned in 2014. Tenders were expected to begin for the HK$136.2 billion third runway at Chek Lap Kok airport in 2014, Connor added. Environmental studies are under way for the proposed third runway and, if there are no objections, it should take off in one or two years. "If Hong Kong International Airport ...

  5. No reclamation needed for ships at old airport

    Posted Sep 18th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The former airport site could house a cruise terminal even without reclamation being carried out, according to a government planning consultant. Iris Tam Siu-ying said the only difference reclamation would make would be to offer flexility to allow further expansion. 'If there isn't any reclamation, the cruise ships can be parked at the existing airport runway. ...

  6. West Kowloon

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... West Kowloon is a futuristic concept in the development of Hong Kong. With innovative skyscrapers, property companies have begun to regenerate an area which was recognised as part of Victoria Harbour until the airport moved from Kai Tak to Chek Lap Kok. Destined to link up with the mainland's high-speed railway network, West Kowloon is set to become a major transport hub ...

  7. Tunnel vision

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie Massive modern bridges connect various points of Hong Kong's coastline. The enormous Tsing Ma Bridge, which towers over the Kap Shui Mun channel to link the city with Chek Lap Kok airport, is the most immediately recognisable example. Along with the Ting Kau and Stonecutters bridges, Tsing Ma seamlessly connects Hong Kong's international airport ...

  8. New cruise operators unveil global plans

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of synergies between its existing airport services, where it was involved in passenger operations, baggage and cargo handling and aircraft fuelling at 120 airports, and the cruise terminal. 'So much of what we will do at Kai Tak is exactly the same as what we already do at airports, including Hong Kong. About the only thing that is different is the mode of transport of the passengers, ...

  9. East Kowloon

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Luxury homes in East Kowloon are mainly newly built high-rise developments lying near the western edge of the district. The HK$100-billion infrastructure and commercial redevelopment of the old Kai Tak airport, which will include a cruise terminal, has given the district the nickname of 'future Tsim Sha Tsui'. ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Authority must keep waterfront green

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... the "former runway tip" of the old airport into a "Kai Tak Fantasy". He described recreation facilities and "edutainment" reflecting Kai Tak's "unique aviation, ...




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