Hong Kong airport launches new third runway


              Construction cranes are seen near the new third runway at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A Cathay Pacific airplane taxis at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Airlines airplanes are parked at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Airport Authority Chairman Jaco So speaks at the ceremony for the commissioning of the third runway at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Displays at the Integrated Airport Center show video feeds of planes at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Steven Yiu, right, the Deputy Director of Airport Operations for the Hong Kong Airport Authority holds a chart explaining the Third Runway system at the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Workers monitor displays at the Integrated Airport Center at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Workers monitor displays at the Integrated Airport Center at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Hong Kong on Friday launched its newly-built third runway, which is expected to be part of a three-runway system in 2024 that will boost the city's status as an aviation hub. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
Hong Kong airport launches new third runway