Miamiair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1623 times:
Things are not the same as when you were here last. The only place to spot is from the 94th Aero Squadron. Every other place, the police will tell you sometimes nicely and politely; and others they'd swear you were hiding an SA-7 in your camera bag and rudely tell you to move, or else...
CRAviation From Costa Rica, joined Oct 2004, 47 posts, RR: 0 Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1501 times:
I haven't had any problems in Miami in the last 2-3 years. I usually go to the Holes at 25th St (which is the only officially approved photo site), but I also go to EL Dorado store, on the threshold of Rwy9, and sometimes on the 94th Squadron. Great spots and never had any problems.
Only once I have been stopped by a Police Officer and it was because I was at the Holes and Air Force One was about to take off from Runway 8R.
For me, Miami has been pretty spotter friendly so far and I love it. I'll be around here in Nov so let me know when you are coming and we can meet and I'll show you around.
Hope to see you soon.
SoBe From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 256 posts, RR: 1 Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1449 times:
I just got home from looking for the Holes this afternoon. Could not find them. Unless I am blind they are gone. I went down 25th and I did not see anything. I followed the road till it ended and came back but no joy.
Went by 94th Aero Squadron but they are so far down the runway it is useless. It might be ok for departures on 9 but other than cargo how many taxi all the way out there?
I wish that park on the perimeter was open. That is right in the sweet spot.
CRAviation From Costa Rica, joined Oct 2004, 47 posts, RR: 0 Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1440 times:
ok Simon, I'll be waiting for your email.
Michael, to get to the holes go down on 25th St, after you pass the 67th Av light keep going and you will see one more light, then as soon as you pass a private parking lot on your left, you can see the runways now. The Holes are located on that little "park" with 2 palm trees. You can park your car on the street that goes south from the holes (on the shade), that's 65th Av.
Miamiair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1422 times:
The "holes (for metal squares approx. 8-in by 8-in with a circular cut-out in the center for your lens)" is immediately past the eastern end of the parking lot for custom's employees. As you are going east on 25 ST, when you are even with the test cell on the right, look to your left, and that's where the "holes" are.