WILCO737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9320 posts, RR: 69
Reply 1, posted
Thu May 1 2008 05:30:24 UTC (8 years 1 hour ago) and read 5392 times:
I don't have a clue and I cannot be bothere to check all the 150 airports I have been to which is the oldest and which not
But I guess the new airport in BKK (VTBS) is the newest I have been. Just been there this week and I guess this is pretty new...
NG1Fan From Australia, joined Aug 2007, 446 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted
Thu May 1 2008 06:01:22 UTC (8 years 1 hour ago) and read 5386 times:
I was at
HKG about ten days after opening in 1997.
Oldest? No idea....
PlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 12148 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted
Thu May 1 2008 06:57:11 UTC (8 years ago) and read 5374 times:
I suppose it depends how you are defining it; the age of the terminal buildings, or the time when the loation was first used as an airfield?
I really don't have time to look up the oldest by either definition, but I'd say the newest I have been to is probably HKG for airfield site, and for terminal buildings it would be ORK.
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B_B747forever From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted
Thu May 1 2008 07:10:34 UTC (8 years ago) and read 5372 times:
Quoting PlymSpotter ( Reply 3): or the time when the loation was first used as an airfield?
I dont mean by terminal.
Flyboysp From Australia, joined Apr 2007, 740 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted
Thu May 1 2008 08:00:20 UTC (7 years 12 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5363 times:
For the oldest airport, it would be my home airport of
SYD which i belive was opened in 1920. As for newest, i think that goes to Changi ( SIN)
Yflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1331 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted
Thu May 1 2008 09:35:03 UTC (7 years 12 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 5346 times:
The newest for me has to be
I'd have to do some more research to figure out the oldest, but my guess is it's probably EWR.
LH4116 From Sweden, joined Aug 2007, 1737 posts, RR: 17
Reply 7, posted
Thu May 1 2008 14:44:46 UTC (7 years 12 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5318 times:
For me the oldest airport i have ever visited is
AMS, i believe it began pax service in 1920.
The newest airport i have ever visited is OSL, it opened in 1998.
SAS Plus is Business Class made faux!
Superfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 40298 posts, RR: 73
Reply 8, posted
Thu May 1 2008 18:39:27 UTC (7 years 12 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 5305 times:
I've never been 'on' an airport but I've been 'inside' of plenty.
BKK Suvarnabhumi in Bangkok, Thailand.
Opened in October 2006.
Icarus was the first to fly, therefore the place he made his maiden voyage would be the oldest airport I've been to.
[Edited 2008-05-01 18:42:01]
Bring back the Concorde
Grozzy From Australia, joined Oct 2007, 167 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted
Fri May 2 2008 03:43:48 UTC (7 years 12 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 5286 times:
Oldest: SYD (I think)
Columba From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 7207 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted
Fri May 2 2008 05:40:10 UTC (7 years 12 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 5276 times:
I have been in
MUC shortly after it opened and the oldest are THF and EWR.
It will forever be a McDonnell Douglas MD 80 , Boeing MD 80 sounds so wrong
DeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 9022 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted
Fri May 2 2008 18:21:23 UTC (7 years 12 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 5247 times:
I'll have to guess my newest airport is
DFW which opened in the 1970s.
No idea on the oldest...several airports I've flown through have had operations since the 1920s.
Toulouse From Switzerland, joined Apr 2005, 2762 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted
Tue May 6 2008 02:21:39 UTC (7 years 12 months 4 hours ago) and read 5194 times:
I suppose my "native" hometown airport of Dublin might be the oldest I've used as your question is for from the location was used as an "airfield". The site of today's
DUB (Collinstown" was originally a British military based used during WW1, yet from 1922 use of the airfield ended in 1922. When the Irish government set up Aer Lingus in 1936 it initially used the military facilities of Casemont aerodrome in Baldonnel (still used today), but the decided shortly after that a civil airport should be built to serve Dublin and they selected the Collinstown military airfield. Construction of the new airport started in 1936 yet the ainaugural flight didn't take place place until January 19 1940. So today's DUB is located on a pretty old airfield used during WW1 so as an airfield it's at least around 90 years old, yet it has only been used as a civil airport since 1940.
Long live Aer Lingus!
TimePilot From Switzerland, joined Sep 2005, 296 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted
Wed May 7 2008 01:19:57 UTC (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5164 times:
The oldest I've been to might be Logan (
The newest, Centrair ( NGO) 2005
TruemanQLD From Australia, joined Feb 2007, 1854 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted
Wed May 7 2008 04:17:58 UTC (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 5161 times:
IAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted
Wed May 7 2008 04:40:37 UTC (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 5159 times:
Oldest: Ellington Field (
EFD) in Houston opened during World War One.
Newest: Denver International ( DEN).
Any views shared are strictly my own and do not a represent those of any former employer.
RedTailDTW From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 768 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted
Wed May 7 2008 07:11:32 UTC (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 5151 times:
Newest: Was at
DEN a couple months after it opened in 1995
I really couldn't tell you my oldest since there are alot of them that I don't know the history of much.
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CXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3435 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted
Wed May 7 2008 07:58:26 UTC (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 5150 times:
OSL (3 months after HKG, which in turn was opened 1 week after KUL)
Oldest: SYD (can't think of any older airport that I have been to)
Oslo would count as the oldest if you include military airport, as the first flight from the old Gardermoen air base was in 1912.
From Norway, live in Australia
ORFflyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted
Wed May 7 2008 08:47:21 UTC (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 5146 times:
Which is newer"
NRT, DEN, or SIN?
Oldest - no clue. Based on the responses in this thread, I'd guess AMS.