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Best Airport In The U.S.  
User currently offlineDC10extender From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 617 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 8271 times:

I wonder what people think are the best airports in the U.S. My personal favorites are SFO, LAS, and MSP. Your thoughts.


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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7382 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8247 times:

Well'm sure this will get moved,but my faves are (as a pax):
LAS (D-Terminal) once you get past security.

SNA,just the best in So-Cal (love the shared gates).

LIH,love the open-ness (hey,it's Hawaii!)

ROC,yes I'm partial,but,it's nice!

DEN is nice,too.



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User currently offlineBicoastal From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8241 times:

Suggest you post this thread in the Polls and Preferences forum:

http://www1.airliners.net/discussion.../aviation_polls/index.main?rand=81


User currently offlineFloridaflyboy From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 1999 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8231 times:

Well, I guarantee I'm the only one who thinks this way. My favorite airport in the U.S. is SLC, closely followed by ATL.


Good goes around!
User currently offlineCessna057 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 439 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8195 times:

Quoting Floridaflyboy (Reply 3):
Well, I guarantee I'm the only one who thinks this way. My favorite airport in the U.S. is SLC, closely followed by ATL.

I agree with SLC (skiing baby!! woo!)



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User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4522 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8150 times:

Favorite hub airport: DTW
Favorite O/D airport: MCO



Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
User currently onlineRCS763AV From Colombia, joined Jun 2004, 4373 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8117 times:

Well, from the ones i have been to, its gotta be DFW, FLL and DEN.

User currently offlineWalter747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1440 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8082 times:

my favorite is PVD =]


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User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 8075 times:

IAH is great......lots of runways and few delays until the weather goes to hell like at most airports. So I am partial but ya know what, look at the numbers of on time airports and airlines that sever them.


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User currently offlineWN2CMH From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 43 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 8006 times:

MCO something about it I just love.

CMH different styling, but there is nothing like returning home after a few years!

Nich



Just LUV WN!
User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8867 posts, RR: 12
Reply 10, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7898 times:

Personally, here are some of my favourites:

MCO - very airy, easy to get around in, easy in and out. Only negatives are the lines at security can be very long.
LAS Terminal D - very spacious, was clean, free wi-fi a big plus.
DTW - Best hub - nice and new, the train is real fast, and now that C is redone, it's real nice. Only complaint is no train between A and B/C.

Just for the record, here are some of my least favourites:
STL - wasn't really impressed with the AA hub operation area (concourses, etc.). Other AA hubs I've been to (ORD, JFK, DFW) are in much better shape in my opinion.
PHL - the one airport I avoid. A-West is beautiful, the other US Airways gates are a dump. Between that and the delays I always get going through there, I've given up on that airport, and if I take US Airways, I go through CLT or I choose another airline.
LAX T6/7/8 - I wasn't too impressed with the UA hub operation there...not a whole lot of food operations around 10 p.m., concourses were pretty run down.


User currently offlineGentFromAlaska From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2921 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7896 times:

For large airports HNL & BNA. For small airports Redmond, OR. RDM


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User currently offlineLHRBFSTrident From UK - Northern Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 652 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7858 times:

SFO Intl Term is great - but the UA domestic concourse smells like wet dog for 8 months of the year  yuck 

Austin Bergstrom - great facility imho...



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User currently offlineAirAmericaC46 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 590 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (7 years 5 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 7794 times:

My ranking: best:

DEN
MCO
JFK
PIT
DTW
SFO
ONT
LAS

worst:

IAD
CMH
PHX


User currently offlineDeltaGuy767 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 645 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (7 years 5 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7746 times:

Here's my best US list in no particular order:

ATL
BDL
JFK
BOS
MCO

My Worst List:

MIA
DCA/IAD
EWR


Cheers From BDL,  wave 
DeltaGuy767



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User currently offlineRmcf From Spain, joined Oct 2005, 202 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 5 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 7742 times:

My favourite airport is definately: ACK. Such a nice place, a wood terminal! it's my dream's airport!
then maybe BOS and JFK for the variety...
bye! rmcf


User currently offlineNateDAL From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 417 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (7 years 5 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 7736 times:

HOU is an outstanding airport, particularly the new central concourse.


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User currently offlineGAIsweetGAI From Norway, joined Jul 2006, 933 posts, RR: 7
Reply 17, posted (7 years 5 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 7723 times:

Even though I haven't been to that many U.S. airports, I have to say that BWI is one of the best.


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User currently offlineDALelite From Switzerland, joined Jun 2000, 1770 posts, RR: 26
Reply 18, posted (7 years 5 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 7721 times:

ATL... is my choice!!!!

regards: DALelite



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User currently offlineContinentalAUS From United States of America, joined May 2006, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (7 years 5 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 7679 times:

Best Big Airport: Love MCO!

Best Smaller Airport: AUS! It's new, spacious, contemporary, clean, and friendly!



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User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4892 posts, RR: 10
Reply 20, posted (7 years 5 months 1 day ago) and read 7671 times:

DEN and DTW

LAX for variety when planespotting, but merge the terminals together please!!!



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User currently offlineBoeingFever777 From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 409 posts, RR: 55
Reply 21, posted (7 years 5 months 21 hours ago) and read 7657 times:

Quoting ContinentalAUS (Reply 19):
Best Smaller Airport: AUS! It's new, spacious, contemporary, clean, and friendly!

YES CAN ABIA GET SOME LOVE?

People always over look our airport down here in the ATX!



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User currently offlineUsair320 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 991 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (7 years 5 months 3 hours ago) and read 7622 times:

Hub:CVG(Terminal B)
O/D:ABQ


User currently offlineDornier328JET From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (7 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 7601 times:

GRR!

RSW
FLL
EWR

All great airports. EWR is only on there cause it is home for me.


ORD is good to, save for the terrible delays.

I despise JFK though.


User currently offline777fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 2480 posts, RR: 3
Reply 24, posted (7 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 7594 times:

Quoting GentFromAlaska (Reply 11):
For large airports HNL & BNA.

Oh, my friend, HNL is a dump! Short of the open walkways, there isn't much to write home about. The retail and dining options are fair at best, and if you happen to fly in or out of the Diamond Head Concouse, bring your best 70s retro garb as it's in dire need of a 21st century rehab.

Quoting GentFromAlaska (Reply 11):
Austin Bergstrom - great facility imho...

Concur. The car rental facility on the roof of the parking garage kicks ass, too.

Add SFO to my list of great US airports, especially if it's with UA; the food court there is one of the best around.

777fan



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25 Alitalia744 : in no personal preference/order ATL JFK CVG
26 Post contains images SK601 : LAS!!!!! not really because of the airport....it's all about the city.... Back to the topic: 1. DTW 2. SLC 3. MSP 4. ATL 5. MCO worst (from my own exp
27 Abrelosojos : SFO International. -A.
28 WesternA318 : My faves and hates: 1) SLC (Terminal 1) 2) STL (pre-AA) 3) IAH (CO BABY WOO!) 4) EWR (see above) 5) JFK/LAX (variety) Hates: 1) ATL (DL is hubbed the
29 Falstaff : DTW and DEN. I fly to STL a lot and that is not one of my favorites.
30 ATAIndy : Hate to be a hometown hero, but I think IND's new terminal will be one of the nicest in all the land when it opens. -Feister
31 USAF757300 : LAS ANC MSP DTW DEN
32 Paul : Denver was my favourite, spacious, modern and clean.
33 AAFLT1871 : Fix the fuckin Baggage claim please, that along with LAS can be a real clusterfuck if you come in at the wrong time. As for me, I love DCA. There may
34 Coolpilot : SMF, ISP, SEA, and BWI least favorite - LAS, EWR, OAK (improving though)
35 Post contains images SKY1 : What about LAX, the main Asia/Pacifico gateway in the US? I like very much the Tom Bradley Terminal and above all its astonishing air traffic full of
36 Post contains images FXramper : AUS of course.
37 PavlovsDog : PDX is a great medium sized-airport. I like it better than the others I see mentioned here.
38 Letsgetwet : EWR terminal C is bright, spacious, has alot of shops and restaurants, a large parking deck, easy access to ground transportation AND .....is only a 3
39 Ripdog : I remember the days when Tampa ranked high scores. Little by little they seem to be tearing down old air sides and building new ones. My fav is Orland
40 Zrs70 : I like smaller airports. PWM is fantastic, as is LGB. For large airports, BOS is the best. Arrivals over the harbor are breathtaking, and Terminal C h
41 ExFATboy : Best: Hub - IAH Large Non-Hub - TPA Small - ATW Really Small - ACV Australian - SYD UK - BRS Worst: Hub - LAX Large Non-Hub - LAS* (only because the b
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