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    Full title reads: "Hong Kong Airport. Terminal Opened".

    Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong.

    Aerial view The new runway extending into Kowloon bay. GV Comet Four coming in across the Bay to land on the runway. Aerial view Coming into land on the runway. GV The Comet touches down. Tracking shot From the plane as it taxies along the runway. LV The BOAC Comet coming to a halt.

    LV Flags of the different airlines using the airport. GV Guests on the route of the main building for the opening of the terminal, Quantas Jet can be seen in the background.

    SV As Governor General Sir Robert Black unveils commemorative plaque. CU The Plaque being unveiled.

    GV Airport building and control tower. SV Int. Passengers waiting to be called for their flight. CU Flight being announced on Television.

    LV Comet Four on the tarmac waiting for passengers. LV Pan. Coach coming out towards plane with passengers with a trailer coach attached also carrying passengers. CU Airport official. SV Stewardess holding young child. LV Passengers embarking. LV Airport official waving the Comet out onto the runway. LV Pan. The Comet taxies away.

    GV Showing Hong Kong in foreground with plane taxiing along runway in background.

    GV the Comet taking off. Aerial view from the comet as it takes off over Hong Kong.

    (Dupe Neg.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:22:00 / 01:05:39:00
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  • Appears in...

    Archive Air hostess HK Upper Class Hong Kong Kai Tak Hong Kong Highlights
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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