Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has launched the multi-year regulatory approval process needed for a major expansion. Built on a 1,250-hectare, man-made island, HKIA was considered an engineering marvel when it was completed in 1998. Now efforts are under way to add another 650 hectares to the north side of the island to accommodate a third parallel runway. Operations at HKIA will outgrow the facility’s current two-runway layout by 2020, according to the airport authority. ...
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