Wong Po-yan, pictured with an artist’s impression of the future Hong Kong International Airport, upon being named chairman of the Airport Authority in November 1995. Photo: SCMP

First chairman of Hong Kong’s Airport Authority Wong Po-yan dies, aged 96

  • Wong was instrumental in construction of Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok and was also a legislative councillor
  • Having made his name as a plastics entrepreneur, Wong would later become a businessman trusted by Beijing in run-up to 1997 handover
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Wong Po-yan, pictured with an artist’s impression of the future Hong Kong International Airport, upon being named chairman of the Airport Authority in November 1995. Photo: SCMP
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