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How Is RDU's Obersvation Area?  
User currently offlineWhappeh From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 1563 posts, RR: 2
Posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1870 times:

I'm going to RDU next weekend, for a wedding. But if I have time, I'd love to do a bit of shooting at the airport. Anyone have any previous experience with the observation area? Is it good for spotting?


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User currently offlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5056 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1852 times:

Yes, very good for spotting and photography in the afternoon. You will be facing NW. The observation area is a 2-story covered deal with ATC audio on the speakers. Nice and clean. Restrooms on the ground level. However, this time of year it might be a little chilly outside so it might not be so comfortable.

here is a link to an online satellite view map:

http://tinyurl.com/ydrn9b


Hope this helps.

bruce



Bruce Leibowitz - Jackson, MS (KJAN) - Canon 50D/100-400L IS lens
User currently offlineWhappeh From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 1563 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1839 times:

Thanks. Good to hear. I noticed the terminals are split on the map, and there are two runways. What are the odds of getting shots of aircraft from the far side? (If any of that makes sense).

Also, does anyone have any good locations from Charlotte?



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