Kowloon City

Aerial view of Kowloon City
Low-flying aircraft were a common sight in Kowloon City before the relocation of Hong Kong's airport

Area in New Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Kai Tak Airport

The international airport of Hong Kong from 1925 until 1998.

Kai Tak Airport in 1998, the morning after its closure
The airport was surrounded by high-rise buildings. The airport car park is at the centre, and offices are on the right of the photograph.
Aerial view of the airport in 1971, three years before the 1974 extension.
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Airport forecourt.
Departure hall of Kai Tak Airport.
Northwest Cargo 747-200F landing.
Layout of Kai Tak Airport prior to its 1998 closure
An Air France Boeing 747-400 passing above the very crowded Kowloon City during its approach and landing.
Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-200 (B-HNC) on final approach to Kai Tak runway 13, overflying Kowloon at low altitude.
A Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-300 landing at Kai Tak Airport runway 13
"Checkerboard Hill", which was a major navigational aid for the Runway 13 approach, as seen from Kowloon Tsai Park.
Hong Kong Aviation Club building at the former Kai Tak Airport, with the headquarters of the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps
China Airlines Flight 605 crashed into Victoria Harbour after it failed to stop on the runway during a typhoon
Aerial view of the Kai Tak Development site in 2017
Ka Ching Estate is the first housing estate to be built on the old Kai Tak Airport site. It is located on the north eastern side of the site, where the maintenance area was located
Kai Tak Runway Park with its former runway number: 13
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Instead, aircraft had to fly above Victoria Harbour and Kowloon City, passing north of Mong Kok's Bishop Hill.

Kowloon City District

One of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.

A section of Fuk Lo Tsun Road, Kowloon City

The district includes many notable areas of Kowloon, such as Ho Man Tin, Hung Hom, Kai Tak Airport, Kowloon Tong, Ma Tau Wai, To Kwa Wan, and Whampoa Garden, and the proper Kowloon City, from where it derives its namesake.

Kowloon Walled City

Lung Tsun Stone Bridge and Lung Tsun Pavilion (Pavilion for Greeting Officials) of Kowloon Walled City in 1898
1915 map of the Hong Kong region with the Kowloon Walled City listed as "Chinese Town" at the upper right-hand corner
An aerial view of Kowloon Walled City and the neighbouring Sai Tau Tsuen village in 1972
The south side of the Kowloon Walled City in 1975. The elevation of the buildings begins to reach its maximum height.
One of the outer edges in 1991
An alley in the city
Aerial view of the Kowloon Walled City Park
The remnants of the city's South Gate and its entrance plaques
The front of the restored yamen building with one of the original cannons
Children of early 20th century Kowloon Walled City residents playing on the yamen cannons.
Model of Kowloon Walled City located at the entrance of Kowloon Walled City Park
The Kowloon Walled City in 1989
A street at the edge of the city at night in 1993
Numerous dental clinics at an edge of the walled city in 1991
A playground at the edge of the city
Warehouse Kawasaki, a former Japanese game arcade with a Kowloon Walled City theme

Kowloon Walled City was an ungoverned and densely populated de jure Chinese enclave within the boundaries of Kowloon City, British Hong Kong.

Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong's main airport, built on reclaimed land on the island of Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong.

View of the airport from the Ngong Ping 360 cable car
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A front view of Hong Kong Airport
The exterior of Hong Kong International Airport at night
Airport Layout (as of July 2019)
The airport control tower and a taxiing Cathay Pacific Cargo Boeing 747-8F
The view of the airport from the control tower, with an EVA Air Boeing 747 on a nearby taxiway
The interior of the airport control tower
Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre
Terminal 1
Baggage Reclaim Hall
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Asia Airfreight Terminal
DHL Central Asia Hub
Cross-boundary coach bus terminal located in terminal 2
Skypier
Airport Express, which connects the airport and the central business district of Central.
Airport Express connecting between the airport and the central business district of Central.
Airport Express – Airport station
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Terminal 1 Departures Hall entrance
The interior of Terminal 1 at night
Check-in counters at Terminal 1
Level 5 – Arrivals Hall
SkyPlaza at the Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2 ceiling
SkyPlaza at the Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2
SkyPlaza, Hong Kong International Airport (Hong Kong)
Exterior view of Hong Kong Airport Satellite Terminal. Connection by airport shuttle bus to main terminal travelling along marked roadway at bottom left.
Interior view of Satellite Terminal, Hong Kong Airport. Escalator leads up from bus connection to main terminal building.
Interior view of Satellite Terminal, Hong Kong Airport. Central internet kiosk with coffee shop behind.
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Aerial view of Midfield Concourse, Hong Kong International Airport.
Interior view of Midfield Concourse
Interior view of sitting area
Interior view of Automated People Mover Platform
Control tower seen from a taxiing aircraft
Super Terminal 1
View of the outside (seen from the control tower)

In addition, noise mitigation measures restricted nighttime flights, as severe noise pollution (exceeding 105 dB(A) in Kowloon City) adversely affected an estimated total of at least 340,000 people.

Hong Kong

City and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China.

Hong Kong in 1868, photograph by John Thomson
British Hong Kong flag from 1959 to 1997
Since 2012, the legislature has met in the Tamar Legislative Council Complex.
The Court of Final Appeal Building formerly housed the Supreme Court and the Legislative Council.
2019–2020 Hong Kong protests
Areas of urban development and vegetation are visible in this satellite image.
A residential building in Quarry Bay
2016 population pyramid
Wong Tai Sin Temple is dedicated to the Taoist deity Wong Tai Sin
Hong Kong is one of the world's busiest container ports
A proportional representation of Hong Kong exports, 2019
Former trading floor of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Entrance to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Hung Hom, Kowloon
MTR train on the Tung Chung line
Statue of Bruce Lee on the Avenue of Stars, a tribute to the city's film industry
The Hong Kong Sevens, considered the premier tournament of the World Rugby Sevens Series, is played each spring.
Old campus of St. Paul's College, the first school established in the colonial era
University of Hong Kong main building
TVB City, headquarters of Hong Kong's first over-the-air television station

During the Mongol conquest of China in the 13th century, the Southern Song court was briefly located in modern-day Kowloon City (the Sung Wong Toi site) before its final defeat in the 1279 Battle of Yamen.

Tuen Ma line

Rapid transit line that forms part of the Mass Transit Railway system in Hong Kong.

A train approaching Hin Keng station
Geographically accurate map of the Tuen Ma line
The sign bearing the name "EWL" (東西綫) that was found at Ho Man Tin Station during construction.
View of the new tracks of the Tuen Ma Line connecting the former Ma On Shan and West Rail lines at the southern end of Hung Hom station in 2019.

The line then goes underground through Diamond Hill station and Kowloon City before emerging into open air near Hung Hom station at ground level.

Emperor Duanzong

The 17th emperor of the Song dynasty of China and the eighth and penultimate emperor of the Southern Song dynasty.

The historical relic Sung Wong Toi in present-day Hong Kong's Kowloon City commemorates Zhao Shi's escape to Hong Kong.

Prince Edward Road

Prince Edward Road East in San Po Kong
Prince Edward Road West and Prince Edward Road East
Prince Edward Road West is often congested
Kai Tak Airport was next to Prince Edward Road

Prince Edward Road East and Prince Edward Road West are roads in Kowloon, Hong Kong, going in an east-west direction and linking Tai Kok Tsui, Mong Kok, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon City and San Po Kong (outside the retired Kai Tak Airport).

Argyle Street, Hong Kong

Western end of Argyle Street, looking east.
CLP Group Headquarters along Argyle Street.
A view of Argyle Street near Kowloon City.

Argyle Street is a four-lane dual-way thoroughfare in Kowloon, Hong Kong, connecting the districts of Mong Kok, Ho Man Tin, Ma Tau Wai and Kowloon City.

Kowloon Walled City Park

Main entrance
Historic yamen building
Archaeological remains of the South Gate
Lung Nam Pavilion

The Kowloon Walled City Park is a historical park in Kowloon City, Kowloon, Hong Kong.