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What's The Tallest Atct In The World?  
User currently offlineKl911 From Ireland, joined Jul 2003, 5113 posts, RR: 12
Posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4377 times:

Since there's a thread about the tallest Airtraffic control Tower in the states, I also want to know : what's the biggest in the world, or the 3 biggest....?


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User currently offlineOdie From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1641 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4359 times:

The world's tallest air traffic control tower is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It looks awesome too!


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User currently offlineKl911 From Ireland, joined Jul 2003, 5113 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4333 times:

So, why would KUL have the largest tower as it is by far not the biggest airport? What's the use? Same goes for MCO, not the biggest airport, but having the biggest tower?


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User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5789 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4326 times:

Odie, we think alike. I just posted that on the other thread.
LOL



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User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5789 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4315 times:

Kl911,

I'm only making a guess about KUL but it might have the tallest tower for the same reason that the country has the world's tallest building in Petronas Towers. It shows that Malaysia has come of age in the world's economy.



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User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4312 times:

The feminists might call it eveidence of the Bigger Dick syndrome. "Mine is bigger than yours". Malaysia has it bad - first with the Petronas Towers and now this.

Charles


User currently offlineKl911 From Ireland, joined Jul 2003, 5113 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4291 times:

FATFlyer,

I thought so, but MCO, same reason? I mean, are those big towers being build because it's necessary , or because they like it big,



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User currently offlineOdie From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1641 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4291 times:

KI911: Biggest or tallest? KUL is actually one of the largest airport in the world (land size, not built up area).

[Edited 2003-10-03 23:16:44]

User currently offlineKl911 From Ireland, joined Jul 2003, 5113 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4272 times:

ohoh, Tallest and biggest are a big mix-up for me all the time, don'nt know why....  Laugh out loud Thx anyway for the info, hope there will be more about the number 2 and 3 positions in the world..


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