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User currently offlineB764 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 753 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2697 times:

After flying through PIT, I began to wonder which airports operate trams between terminals, etc. PIT, MCO, TPA, ATL, ....................

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User currently offlineFly_ATA From United States of America, joined May 2001, 616 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2691 times:

MSP from terminal to transportation.

User currently offlineTzMSP From United States of America, joined Jul 2002, 137 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2690 times:

Fly_ATA:

And now a new tram running along A - B - C concourses is operational, and will start serving the public shortly (a few short weeks.) I saw it actually running yesterday.

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy tzMSP


User currently offlineSinlock From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 1643 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2676 times:

If plans for the new Term 4 stay on track, FLL will have a tram installed. But that will not happen till 2006-7 at the soonest.


My Country can beat up your Country....
User currently offlineTWFirst From Vatican City, joined Apr 2000, 6346 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2666 times:

The new Detroit terminal and Newark are two that come to mind.


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User currently offlineBlatantEcho From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1903 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2661 times:

SFOs is almost ready for operations, I think middle 2003

Around the airport/terminal to terminal

also BART, or metro train, should be online sooner than later.

George



They're not handing trophies out today
User currently offlineMls515 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3076 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2652 times:



O'Hare has the rubber-tired tram that goes from the remote parking to the terminals. Although it has a stop at each of the terminals, it isn't that practical to go between terminals with it since it's outside security and across the road.

Although you would need to use it to get to/from the international terminal and all of the others.


User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6203 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2650 times:

Add Denver, Chicago, and Dallas/Ft. Worth.


Last year 1,944 New Yorkers saw something and said something.
User currently offlineTzMSP From United States of America, joined Jul 2002, 137 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2645 times:

Jhooper:

Do they have trams at DFW? I thought those were covered wagons.
(Sorry, but those things are so decrepit and slow, they are an embarassment to DFW. Are they ever going to be replaced?)

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy tzMSP


User currently offlineBA From United States of America, joined May 2000, 11153 posts, RR: 59
Reply 9, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2642 times:

Denver has the fastest Airport People Mover (APM) system in the world in terms of actual speed.

It reaches 60mph and is completely underground like ATL's. Just like a subway.



You can get information about it here:
http://www.leaelliott.com/denverproj.html

Bombardier is another major producer of APM's which makes the ones used in ATL.

Regards



"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." - Khalil Gibran
User currently offlineBA From United States of America, joined May 2000, 11153 posts, RR: 59
Reply 10, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2634 times:

Sorry, but those things are so decrepit and slow, they are an embarassment to DFW. Are they ever going to be replaced?

Yes



"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." - Khalil Gibran
User currently offlineFlyingTexan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2637 times:

HOUSTON'S George Bush IAH

User currently offlineHamad From United Arab Emirates, joined Apr 2000, 1159 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2629 times:

now is the ones at IAD considered as TRAMS?


PHX - i miss spotting
User currently offlineUsairways85 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 3401 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2618 times:

JFK, ATL, MCO, LAS, ORD, DFW, EWR

User currently offlineBlink182 From Azerbaijan, joined Oct 1999, 5480 posts, RR: 15
Reply 14, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2618 times:

DFW's new one is supposed to replace the old decrepid looking ones that haven't been replaced since probably the opening of DFW. The new ones are on elevated tracks and have stops at 2 points at each terminal. The stations are airside too and there should be some nice spotting from up there as well as it runs on top of the terminal. As for the overall speed, I don't know. I do know it is officially called SkyLink.

blink



Give me a break, I created this username when I was a kid...
User currently offlineLt-AWACS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2620 times:

Bush IAH in Houston actually has two now, the old underground link and the new elevated Tram from B to C (mainly for Continental) which is to be extended.

Ciao and Hook 'em Horns,
Lt-AWACS


User currently offlineAndrewAir From United States of America, joined Jul 2002, 361 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2612 times:

Heathrow, And soon to join, SFO

User currently offlineFsuwxman From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 439 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2607 times:

SEA has two loops. One that goes to the North Satellite and one that goes to the South Satellite. They are underground. Make sure you hold on when it stops. I made the mistake of not holding on... The lady I flew into probably was not to happy of where I landed on her.


ASOS... Another Shi#y Observation Station
User currently offlineJrlander From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2586 times:

JFK's tram is not yet operational. Following the accident during the trials, when an individual died, the timeline for starting service has been pushed back.

User currently offlineLear777 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 290 posts, RR: 4
Reply 19, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2567 times:

Just an interesting bit of trivia, but from what I understand that clanky, sluggish, old train downstairs at IAH was actually designed by, or at least with the help of, Disney!

Guess they were going for a monorail effect or something. Anyone who has taken a corner in the IAH tram versus one in the Disney monorail can attest to the fact that they came up a bit short at IAH. Hold on tight.

Can't wait for the TerminaLink to be completed at IAH. Not only is it much quicker and more convenient, but it provides for excellent views of the airfield.

Brian



Go Astros!
User currently offlineB764 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 753 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2511 times:

If I remember correctly LAS has some type of tram, correct?

User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 21, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2492 times:

I remember that I used trams (trains) at:

KUL (KLIA) / Malaysia - between C Terminal and main terminal
SIN (Changi) / Singapore - between Terminal 1 and 2
NRT (Tokyo-Narita) / Japan - Terminals connected with main terminal
KIX (Kansai-Osaka) / Japan - within terminal
ZRH (Zurich) / Switzerland - Midfield Dock connected with "main" terminal
FRA (Frankfurt) / Germany - Terminal connected
ATL has been mentioned



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User currently offlineQantas744 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 246 posts, RR: 5
Reply 22, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2470 times:

LAS has a similar system to the one at ORD-on a smaller scale though.

STN and LGW also have people mover systems IIRC, so does LHR but it's a real train called Heathrow Express which is free between terminal 4 and the central area (there is also the Picadilly line but that costs £1.


Matt



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User currently offlineRayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 8002 posts, RR: 5
Reply 23, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2464 times:

The SFO system that is now planned for mid 2003 startup only connects the terminal with the rental-car parking lot.

User currently offlineDtw/ord fan! From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 288 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2444 times:

DTW's new Worldgateway has one in the main concourse.

25 Vfw614 : Dusseldorf has a skytram that connects the railway station, the parking garage and the terminal.
26 Ha763 : Not exactly a tram, but HNL has the Wiki Wiki shuttle that will take you to your gate in the Diamond Head and Ewa concourses in the overseas terminal
27 Twaneedsnohelp : The JFK Airtrain has been suspended indefinately hasn't it? Will it ever get completed? STT757? The EWR train is great and very conveniently located i
28 Scottb : MIA does have a train/tram between the main terminal and the Concourse E satellite. Unfortunately, the poor design of the airport means that one must
29 Elwood64151 : DAL (Love Field) had a monorail many years ago, but it was taken down after WN took over the terminal. MCI is supposed to get some sort of APM over th
30 Post contains images Jcs17 : The EWR train is great and very conveniently located inside and above the airport's three terminals. Not to mention to the train station, for the 20
31 Kearnet : I know TPA has been mentioned, but besides the one's that go from landside to airside, there's my favorite which is the mini one that goes around the
32 Gigneil : IAD will have trams soon. What it has now are called "People Movers". Obviously DEN and ATL do... since they're the same airport design basically, of
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