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User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2223 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2223 times:
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I am going to be in Milwaukee this month and I wanted to know if there are any places to spot or take photos of planes at Milwaukee General Mitchell INTL. I want to get some Midwest Express aircraft and some other aircraft while I am in Milwaukee. Are there any viewing areas there too?


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User currently offlineSHIMMER1 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 3 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2206 times:

I usually check out the viewing parking lot first when I arrive. It is located at the beginning of RNWY 19R. There are a few frontage roads that are good for approach shots. I have not done much since 9/11 so I do not know how much police are around.

User currently offlineCO777-200ER From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 331 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2183 times:

Hey I go to MKE all the time. There are numerous spots that I know of. First like SHIMMER1 said there is a viewing spot on arrives and departers on RWY 19R. But there is also a huge hill that is wide open it is very good spot if the winds are out of the South. Email me for more info on spotting at MKE. Its nelly124@wi.rr.com.

Thanks JOEY


User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2223 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2171 times:
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I sent you a E mail CO777-200ER.


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User currently offlineMlsrar From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 1417 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2143 times:

Depending on the lens you're using, the fifth floor of the parking structure facing south, given the right prevailing winds, you can get some great takeoff/landing flare shots.

Otherwise, just sit at the end of Layton and you can wind up with some great shots.



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User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2223 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2148 times:
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ok I have some cousins that live in Milwaukee and they can take me there if they can. If you have any more info on spotting let me know cause I will be leaving next week there.


"He was right, it is a screaming metal deathtrap!"-Cosmo (from the Fairly Oddparents)
User currently offlineLOT767-300ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2124 times:

Hey Carl.

I suggest you talk to CO777-200ER

his screename is PUTYOHOODUP3

I know he wont mind that i gave it away lol.


User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2223 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2117 times:
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I have it allready. I talked to him before and he will meet me when I get there.


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User currently offlineLOT767-300ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2109 times:

Oh good. Yes CO can ramble on about things at MKE lol.

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