Hong Kong plans expansion


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Hong Kong’s International Airport has unveiled plans to expand its handling capacity within the next six years.

October 14: Hong Kong’s International Airport unveiled plans to expand its handling capacity within the next six years.
Additional aircraft stands, apron facilities and a new passenger concourse will enable hourly movements to increase to 68 by 2015. The Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong, Dr Marvin Cheung Kin-tung, said: “The midfield development will equip Hong Kong for anticipated air traffic demand for up to 2020 as allowed by the planned increase in runway capacity. Meanwhile, the AA’s Hong Kong International Airport Master Plan 2030 study is underway to review the airport facilities with a view to maintaining the status and competitive edge of Hong Kong as an international and regional aviation centre.”