Week 45 – Building the Hong Kong Airport

In the jam-packed city of Hong Kong, the construction of a massive international airport presented an interesting question – where does it go? The answer was “one of the biggest construction projects of the 20th century.”

See how a city lacking in free space made some by reclaiming land in the middle of a sea regularly hit by typhoons and the struggles that dogged the construction of a truly unique airport that has millions of travelers pass through it each year.