China Air Boeing 747-400 pushback beffore departure from Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport. The HKG Chek Lap Kok airport opened for commercial operations in 1998, replacing Kai Tak, and is an important regional trans-shipment centre, passenger hub and gateway for destinations in Mainland China and the rest of World. The photo was taken from main terminal building through the glass window.
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batalay (35609) 2012-04-22 16:53
You had a good vantage point in shooting the 747-400. Your note also is useful, as I know now that in 1983, the only time I flew into Hong Kong, it must have been into the Kai Tak Airport. I remember flying in virtually between high rise office buildings.
danos (86787) 2012-04-23 2:15
download in the airport of Hong Kong airport five years ago so you rimind me a lot of memories from the past.I like the clarity, as the blue and puffy sky, that crates a beautiful backdrop for the image.
amir2009m (292) 2012-04-28 5:30
thanks ... good job
eldancer1 (27939) 2012-04-28 14:10
Very nice capture of this 747 against the beautiful blue sky and gorgeous clouds. I wish I saw in person the NASA 747 that was carrying the shuttle yesterday. What a wonderful sight that would have been. Good dof with nice details. Well done, tfs.
Tigerlily (3107) 2012-05-07 14:02
Excellentlly captured image. When I first saw it, I thought: "Oh, my God..."
Hope that the plane arrived there first, and then the bus...:-D
cpontoal (254) 2013-01-29 17:12
curiosa imagem do avião com o vidro partido.. Boa oportunidade em conseguir esta foto. Parabéns
mcmtanyel (13519) 2013-12-07 13:52
The emerald green mountains in the background make a refreshing contrast to the concrete infrastructure of the airport. An airplane photo is always a welcome sight in my eyes.
- Copyright: Miro Susta (mirosu) (13866)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-07-04
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: , Nikkor AF-S 18-200 mm f1:3.5-5.6 DX GED
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/800 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-04-22 4:20