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Spotting And Photography: Atlanta  
User currently offlineLeelaw From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 5 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1558 times:

I have a three hour layover at Atlanta tomorrow afternoon, any suggestions for spotting and photography inside the terminal/concourses?

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User currently offlineDl021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1516 times:
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Yep.. Go to the upper level restaurants in B or A concourses. There are seats next to the windows that afford decent views and photos. The food court at in the A concourse, where you will also find Paschals (a local Atlanta civil rights landmark transplanted to the airport) gives a decent view of the arcraft at gates, as well as taxiing upclose. The end of the international terminal and the end of D concourse affords a good view of the runways and taxiways. Good views of different international birds, the largest concentration of Boeing 717's anywhere, and more Delta Boeings than you can shake a stick at.




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User currently offlineATLhomeCMH From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 770 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1486 times:

D1021 about sums it up pretty well. Either of the central atrium/food court areas on concourses A and B will do just fine. Even if you're plane isn't on A or B (which, if you're flying DL it most likely will be), you can just hop on the people mover.

A secondary suggestion is to go to the end of any of the concourses to get a view of either the parallel north (8LR/26LR) or parallel south runways (9LR/27LR).



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User currently offlineGroundstop From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 611 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1454 times:

The best views of the north runways can be found at the end of Concrouse C North. The windows there are actually angeled in such a way that you can see nearly the whole length of both runways. And if you walk down to the end of C South...you'll likely be looking at a spare 717 in 'Double Zero'.

JP


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