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Abandoned airports you'll never fly from again

Love Exploring Logo By loveEXPLORING staff of Love Exploring | Slide 4 of 31: Incredibly, there were no fatalities and only minor injuries. But the accident was one of many that led to the closure of the airport in 1998. It was replaced by a larger airport, still in use today, further away from the city's core residential areas. This meant height restrictions on buildings in Kowloon could be lifted and the city grew taller almost by the day.

Kai Tak International, Hong Kong

Incredibly, there were no fatalities and only minor injuries. But the accident was one of many that led to the closure of the airport in 1998. It was replaced by a larger airport, still in use today, further away from the city's core residential areas. This meant height restrictions on buildings in Kowloon could be lifted and the city grew taller almost by the day.
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