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Incheon International Airport

Debate on third runway must be open and rational

According to the International Air Transport Association, Hong Kong International Airport handled 51 million passengers and over 4 million tonnes of cargo in 2010. Those numbers could rise to 62.2 million passengers and 5.3 million tonnes of cargo in 2014.

Friday, 3 June, 2011, 12:00am

Big stakes all round for air cargo terminal combatants

Below Deck has spent an inordinate amount of time recently writing about the pitch war emerging from Cathay Pacific Airways' desire to have its own air cargo terminal at the airport.

There are few transport issues that potentially have such a wide-ranging impact on the economy than whether Hong Kong gets its air cargo strategy right.

2 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Ambitious landings site

Fifty years ago, in Inchon bay off the west coast of Korea, General Douglas MacArthur launched a daring seaborne landing that saved South Korea from Communism.

26 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Carrier sets completion deadline for Inchon cargo terminal

Korean Air plans to complete its cargo terminal at the new Inchon international airport in time for the airport's opening in 2000, a senior executive says.

2 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Korean Air set to upgrade tracking

Korean Air is planning to launch a cargo tracking system using bar code technology to upgrade its information service to customers.

28 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

New cargo system for airport

Associated Engineers has won a $38 million contract to design and install a fully automated cargo handling system at Beijing international airport. The new Beijing Air Cargo Terminal will be located next to the existing passenger terminal building and once completed will cover an area of 16,500 square metres. The annual throughout capacity is estimated at 160,000 tonnes.

1 Nov 1997 - 12:00am