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User currently offlineLuchtzak From Belgium, joined Dec 2001, 468 posts, RR: 8
Posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1580 times:

Hi all!

check out this picture:

http://www.luchtzak.be/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=87

Do you know other airports where you overfly a soccer-arena on approach?

I know Torino and Amsterdam (sometimes) but for the rest ?? ...

greetings,

luchtzak

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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24951 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1567 times:

Firstly, its football, not soccer  Smile
But to the point, on approach to EDI I have seen the fitba grounds of Hearts FC and Hibs FC. Descending into MAN I have seen Old Trafford, home of Mna Utd.



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineShawn Patrick From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2608 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1495 times:

Excuse me, but some of us are American and call football soccer.

Déjà vu, eh?  Yeah sure


User currently offlineJe89_w From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 2362 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1478 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

Football, soccer same thing lah!!!  Insane

Je89


User currently offlineRaaf_mirage From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 22 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1467 times:

That shot is truly incredible

User currently offlineRydawg82 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 868 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1431 times:

When flights are arriving into SEA runways 16L/R they fly right over Seahawk Stadium as well as SAFECO field....Best of all worlds when at a game....When departing 34L/R you will pass atop these as well....Ryan


You can take the pup out of Alaska, but you can't take the Alaska out of the pup.
User currently offlineFUAirliner From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 538 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1278 times:

At Hamburg the approach path is often (depends on the runway which is in use, however) directly above the "AOL-Arena" (the football/soccer stadium) and the "Color-Line-Arena" (the handball, hockey and event arena). If a football match is shown on TV, you can clearly hear the planes coming over.


Frank
FU Airliner Photography



Frank Unterspann - Hamburg, Germany
User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 1235 times:

If a football match is shown on TV, you can clearly hear the planes coming over.

Frank is correct, I noticed that too every time when I saw a live football game from Hamburg on TV.

Patrick


User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 52
Reply 8, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 1221 times:

On final approach to the 27 runways at PHL you can clearly see the Philadelphia Sports Complex, which consists of Veterans Stadium (Baseball/last year of American football for it), First Union Center (indoor arena for hockey and basketball), First Union Spectrum (lacrosse, minor league hockey, indoor soccer), and Lincoln Financial Field, which is the new football stadium slated to open in August 2003...

Also Shea Stadium in Queens, New York (baseball), is extremely close to LGA...

Raymond James Stadium (American football) in Tampa, Florida, is close to TPA

Thats about all I can think of...

Greg



Chief A.net college football stadium self-pic guru
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