Hong Kong Airport’s third runway – a white elephant folly in the Covid era?
Google satellite images of north Lantau Island show bits and pieces of land emerging from the South China Sea just north of Chek Lap Kok. As this new land rises out of the water and becomes the third runway at Hong Kong International Airport, new questions arise about the wisdom of the project which was originally scheduled for completion in 2024.As is customary in huge engineering projects, cost overruns have already appeared and there is little chance that the runway will be operational by the originally projected date. However, the cost and timing no longer appear to be the main issue at st...
Hong Kong Free Press