On Saturday, protesters were encouraged to gather at the airport from around noon to demonstrate, resulting in heavy police presence at the terminal and its approaching roads.
Passengers have been forced to submit boarding passes to an international airport since mass demonstrations closed the transport center in mid-August. In message groups, protesters called for one another to mingle with passengers to try to enter the terminal unnoticed.
"Do not wear black colored clothes, do not shout slogans. Participants can wear masks and no need to wear other equipment, "a message from one of the Telegram organizing groups said.
The Airport Express train, which connects Hong Kong to terminals, runs at shortened intervals on Saturday. passengers reported that police were looking for buses to the airport to check for protesters aboard.
Many waiting at the airport said they had arrived for their flights too early to avoid disruption, some by 1
"We Just Want To Go Home", for said the 33-year-old Dutch project manager, Elger Vermeer. "I sympathize with the protesters, but the way they are pursued … I doubt it. It goes a little too much. "