Jetpixx From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 888 posts, RR: 1 Posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1539 times:
I am curious how many people have arranged their reservations online with lengthy layovers for spotting purposes. I know I have stayed over in SLC for at least three hours; ATL, IAD, etc. for the same reasons. Which airports are good for this kind of activity and what airports should you make a simple connection and move on?
DeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8924 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1522 times:
I have scheduled a few long layovers in ATL. Of course, most of it is to eat during meal times (I'm a pretty picky eater, and most fast food doesn't cut it for me -- too unhealthy), but I have had layovers where I combine my meal (normally at Chili's Too...spotting while eating...kill two birds with one stone), and then I walk around the terminal...E is always a stop, I will normally hit C as well (just to get more AirTran planes in my book...don't know why).
BH346 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3265 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1520 times:
I generally try to schedule long layovers (usually 3-4 hours) so I can take it easy during my layover, look around, and not have to worry about missing a connection. I've done longer layovers in ATL to explore the airport and eat, CVG since it's just a nice airport, KIX for the spotting, and ORD to look around and spot.
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