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User currently offlineFlyer737sw From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 134 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2668 times:

What Control Tower do you think looks the Best?

Right now I would have to say LAX's


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Atlanta's tower is gunna look pretty spectaular standing at 394 feet tall...It will be the tallest tower in northern america...Here is a pic of the size comparison so far...


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User currently offlineAa777jr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2641 times:


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User currently offlineFlyer737sw From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 134 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2632 times:

Sweet Pic...

Have been out to Austin a couple of times...Nice airport...

Keep em commin...

Kevin


User currently offlineN774UA From Netherlands, joined Aug 2004, 343 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2630 times:

That's a simple question.


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User currently offlineLHR27C From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 1279 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2616 times:

I've always liked SYD's:


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The new LHR tower when completed hopefully early next year should be impressive, at least compared to the old one!

Oliver



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User currently offlineSpacecadet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3517 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2602 times:

Have a feeling everyone's gonna stump for their locals here, so I'll keep the trend going...

I've always liked JFK's tower because it somehow reminds me of the bridge of a ship, especially positioned where it is, out front of a terminal. Makes it look like the whole airport's going somewhere.


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I also like EWR's old toothbrush tower, that thing was a classic:


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btw, is it just me or does SYD's tower look like some sort of amusement park ride??

[Edited 2004-11-26 09:42:16]


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User currently offlineFlyer737sw From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 134 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2579 times:

Have to agree with ya...Looks like a slide if you ask me...haha

Kevin


User currently offlineEi2ksea From Ireland, joined Jul 2004, 576 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2573 times:

How about the worlds grooviest tower in the worlds best airport...

Dubai


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Although Sydney is pretty cool! Looks like a spaceship...


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User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7073 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2556 times:

Definately LAX's control tower. However SYD and SIN look cool as well.

User currently offlineQ330 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1460 posts, RR: 22
Reply 9, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2499 times:

Has to be the SYD spiral!

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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Reply 10, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2494 times:

SYD looks like a drumkit.

At OSL, simplicity is the name of the game...  Smile


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User currently offlineMischadee From Sweden, joined exactly 10 years ago today! , 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2481 times:

Maybe I'm biased but I like ARN  Big thumbs up


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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 12, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2473 times:

I like DCA's new control tower. Simple and modern. A real looking control tower.


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User currently offlineDColeMAN From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 274 posts, RR: 10
Reply 13, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2462 times:

LAX


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And

SYD - I love the spiral design  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineBCNGRO From Andorra, joined Oct 2004, 584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2452 times:

BCN's new control tower will look pretty cool when finished.


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Two more pictures (I'm sorry I couldn't post them directly):

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User currently offlineUSAIRWAYS321 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1837 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2413 times:

I like DCA's the best (photo posted above), but Orlando's is pretty cool as well:

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User currently offlineQantas077 From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 5825 posts, RR: 41
Reply 16, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2375 times:

i love Arlanda, awesome Scandinavian designed tower!  Smile


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User currently offlineQ330 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1460 posts, RR: 22
Reply 17, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2347 times:

I'd never seen a pic of the Arlanda tower before but it's actually really cool looking!


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Now one of my favourites!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

-Q



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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11572 posts, RR: 61
Reply 18, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2345 times:

I like Beijing's a lot, especially the curving overhang. Very simple design, but impressive!


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User currently offlineNavairjax From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2334 times:

BOS

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User currently offlineMissedApproach From Canada, joined Oct 2004, 713 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2336 times:

C'mon now, how could nobody mention La Guardia? Futuristic then, funky-retro now!
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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2323 times:

I always like IAD. It's a... let say "classic" and "elegant".

User currently offlineEfohdee From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 214 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2290 times:

Edwards Air Force Base, it just looks tough:

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User currently offlineJaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (9 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2301 times:

When you're stood next to this one... and the lights on top are flashing.. it looks brill  Smile


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