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Best Time/location For Photos At ZRH?  
User currently offlineThesandbender From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 9 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 4166 times:

I'm leaving Switzerland on Monday and would like to run up to Zurich and take a few pictures (I'm in Zug).

1) Where is the best location to take pictures? I think I saw a spotting area as we touched down but I wasn't sure.

2) What is the best time for the heavies? I would think in the morning... seems most of the carriers land around 07:00-08:00 and then turn around but I wanted to make sure.

Thanks,

Mike

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User currently offlineINNflight From Switzerland, joined Apr 2004, 3767 posts, RR: 60
Reply 1, posted (7 years 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4152 times:

The best locations for you will be the Terminal B viewing terrace and the parking garage 3 - top floor.
Basically all heavies arrive between 6 an 9am.

Your problem is that rwy 34 ( good for arrival shots from terrace and parking deck ) is only in use until 9am if there's a holiday in Germany or on weekends, otherwise rwy 14 will be used for landings after 7am (I think).

Best would be to go on a weekend if you dont have a car. Other than that the heliport for departures on rwy 16. ZRH is completely worthless after 2pm, unless you're into LX Avros and....NOTHING!  Wink



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User currently offlineGerardo From Spain, joined May 2000, 3481 posts, RR: 31
Reply 2, posted (7 years 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4072 times:

I have some infos regading ZRH on my site, if you want to check:
http://www.dominguez-online.ch

Gerardo



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User currently offlineSandroZRH From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 4044 times:

Quoting INNflight (Reply 1):
ZRH is completely worthless after 2pm, unless you're into LX Avros and....NOTHING!

Well yeah, thats true until about 5pm when the arrivals start picking up again, and in summer, the late evening departures go out with the setting sun.


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