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Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is more commonly referred to as Chek Lap Kok International Airport, after one of the islands that was where Chek Lap Kok is now.

Chek Lap Kok is the replacement for Kai Tak International Airport[?], which had a spectacular urban approach, causing noise pollution for nearby residents. After complaints from residents and pilots flying to Hong Kong, Kai Tak was dismantled after operations were moved to Chek Lap Kok. Many aviation enthusiasts were upset with the death of Kai Tak, because of the unique approach. Pilots had to use a checkerboard on a hill to safely land at Kai Tak. Chep Lap Kok's landing is an ordinary landing.

Chek Lap Kok is the hub of Cathay Pacific, the Hong Kong flag carrier. Its IATA code is HKG, which is the same as what Kai Tak once had.

Check-in at Chek Lap Kok is divided into 8 Aisles.

Table of contents

Aisle B

Aisle C

Aisle D

Aisle E

Aisle F

Aisle G

Aisle H

Aisle J

Here is a listing of transfer points and the airlines they process. There are 4 transfer points


  • Aeroflot
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Air Philippines
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Australian Airlines
  • British Airways
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Continental Micronesia
  • Dragonair
  • EVA Airways
  • Emirates
  • Finnair
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Gulf Air
  • Korean Air
  • Mekong Airlines
  • Pacific Airlines
  • Pakistani International Airlines
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Royal Brunei
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • Srilankan
  • Swiss International Airlines
  • Xiamen Airlines


  • Air Mauritius
  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Mandarin Airlines
  • President Airlines
  • Royal Nepal
  • Vietnam Airlines


  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air Philippines
  • Bimian Bangladesh
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Cebu Pacific
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Dragonair
  • El Al
  • Eva Airways
  • Emirates
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • KLM
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Northwest Airlines
  • Orient Thai
  • Pakistani International Airlines
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Srilankan
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic


  • Air Canada
  • Air France
  • Air New Zealand
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Japan Airlines
  • Japan Asia Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Thai Airways International
  • United Airlines
  • Xiamen Airlines

Chek Lap Kok was built on an artificial island connected to Lantau Island.

See also: Transportation in Hong Kong

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