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Field trip "Behind the Scenes" of Hong Kong International Airport

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019
Please note this event is full.
The Royal Geographical Society is delighted to offer Members a “Behind the Scenes” tour of Hong Kong International Airport. This tour is most generously facilitated by Jardine Aviation Services.

Hong Kong International Airport is the 10th busiest airport in the world by passengers and consistently rated as the best. It is home to one of the world's largest passenger terminal buildings, with approximately 65,000 employees. More than 100 airlines operate flights from the airport to over 180 cities across the globe with over 60 million passengers annually.

The tour includes
- Visit to the check-in and boarding gates operations
- Tour of the baggage sorting area
- Visit to airport operations control, which includes flight monitoring, load & balance and flight planning
- Visit to the ramp, or “the apron”, to observe from the ground the loading and unloading of aircraft
- Tour of an aircraft
- Drinks on board the plane

Meet at Central 5.00 pm
Back to Central approximately 10.00 pm

HK$500 for Members & HK$600 for Members’ guests including all transportation and drinks.

To reserve places, please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a booking form. You’ll receive confirmation of your places. Please kindly reply to this message by Monday, 28 January which is required in order to comply with security requirements. Due to security and safety reasons, this event is for children who are 16 years old or above. Walk-in will not be accommoodated.

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