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User currently offlineD950 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 493 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 12 months 17 hours ago) and read 2984 times:

Just back from the "opening", really a thing of beauty, with an authentic Irish pub built in Ireland and shipped here, a must see if you are in the vicinity!!


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User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3981 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 12 months 11 hours ago) and read 2873 times:

They had a big thing about it in today's edition of Newsday starting on page A30. From the photos of it (inside and outside) the new terminal looks very very nice.

I haven't drove past the airport this week yet (I usually drive past it about 2 or 3 times a week) but I'm looking forward to seeing the new terminal on my way home.



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User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3981 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 12 months 2 hours ago) and read 2798 times:

Here is the story from newsday.com

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/longisland/ny-liair0805,0,761276.story?coll=ny-liminute-headlines



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User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2754 times:

Darn I missed it by two days! I drove by Monday the 2nd. I am going to drive there this Monday and walk around and perhaps get a few shots. I am still hearing the rumor that B6 is getting a couple of gates at ISP!

User currently offlineIslipWN From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2672 times:

OMGGGGGGGG. I am so excited. I just read this two min. ago. Does WN still have the same check-in area? Do they still have the gates in the other part of the airport? is there another security area and baggage claim? I NEED DETAILSSSSSSSSSSSSS. there is no info on the website.

User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2632 times:

Air Namibia started flights into ISP?


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User currently offlineD950 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 493 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2597 times:

Not in this lifetime, unless they go through BWI-LAS-PHX etc, etc. All new gates are open as well as the 3 old gates, with the same baggage, but better screening facilities.


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User currently offlineTbird From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 851 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2553 times:

The three old gate are no longer in use. That part of the terminal is going to be leveled and rebuilt starting in Jan of 05. Still haven't seen the plans for the old terminal but it to is being rebuilt.



User currently offlineIslipWN From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2532 times:

So let me get this straight.....
1. the 3 old gates are not being used anymore.
2. that whole part of the terminal is being rebuilt in Jan. 05.
3. the baggage claim is the same, as with the security.
4. only WN uses the 3 new gates.
5. will WN return to the 3 old gates when they are rebuilt?
6. is WN funding for that also?
7. when will it be done?
8. when its done, will they connect the 3 new gates with the 3 old ones?


Sorry for all of the questions and things. I AM JUST SO HAPPY!!!

Joe

P.S.- since im flying out of ISP on Aug 25, on WN, will i be in hte new terminal??

P.s.s- is the other side also being redone?


User currently offlineTbird From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 851 posts, RR: 19
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2501 times:

"1. the 3 old gates are not being used anymore...." Correct
"2. that whole part of the terminal is being rebuilt in Jan. 05...." According to Islip Town yes, don't know the details though.
"3. the baggage claim is the same, as with the security..." Baggage claim yes, there is a new security area for the WN gates.
"4. only WN uses the 3 new gates....." For now yes.
"5. will WN return to the 3 old gates when they are rebuilt....." Don't know.
"6. is WN funding for that also....." No Islip Town tax payers.
"7. when will it be done...." No completion date has been announced.
"8. when its done, will they connect the 3 new gates with the 3 old ones...." No details have been given by Islip.


"P.S.- since im flying out of ISP on Aug 25, on WN, will i be in hte new terminal"........ Yes

"P.s.s- is the other side also being redone." The old building along with the two gate wings are to be redone.

While I'm thrilled ISP is expanding I cannot believe they named the new terminal after his royal ness Pete McGowan the Islip town Supervisor. This guy’s ego wasn't already big enough. Now only if they'd just reopen the spotting area.


User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5632 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2484 times:

While I'm thrilled ISP is expanding I cannot believe they named the new terminal after his royal ness Pete McGowan the Islip town Supervisor. This guy’s ego wasn't already big enough. Now only if they'd just reopen the spotting area.

It's bad enough when an airport (or terminal) is named after a living person who's retired from public life. Think IAH, GRR, and (formerly) DCA. But this is going WAY too far.



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User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2451 times:

I was at the new terminal this past Monday, it is awesome! Got some photos that I have uploaded. You will love it Joe!! It is what ISP needed. That airport needs to grow, big time!

User currently offlineRamerinianair From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1486 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2427 times:

Did they build a new area for WN checkins? If they didn't, how does anybody expect B6 to expand to ISP. IF you have no counter space, you can operate.
Thanks,
SR



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User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2382 times:

I still believe B6 will be at ISP one day, maybe only a few flights at first but they will be there, they are the only carrier that can give WN a battle. I don't think the expansion at ISP is over. It will still grow.

User currently offlineD950 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 493 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2375 times:

Not if the NIMBY'S have anything to say about it, McGowan may not be perfect but he has kept these loonies at arms length.


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