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User currently offlineJetpixx From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 851 posts, RR: 1
Posted (9 years 9 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3001 times:

What is Fort Collins/Loveland airport like? It looks rather smallish, which surprises me considering Allegiant has commercial service to LAS from there. Do they have gates or stairs to deplane? I am surprised such a small airport has commercial service, although I can understand it being a nice alternative to the busy DIA.

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User currently offlineJeb94 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 601 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2984 times:

No gates at all and just one tiny terminal building. I think the aircraft has to use its airstairs to deplane and the passengers walk across the ramp to the terminal hut.

User currently offlineMatthewkh From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 72 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2971 times:

Good old FNL. I remenber shooting touch 'n go's there way back when. You could smell the pig crap from 8000 ft. Back then they actually had some sort of scheduled United Express service (not sure, but I think it was Mesa).


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User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2960 times:

They use portable truck mounted stairs to deplanethe terminal building is literally the size of a convenience store...and they use one of those portable trailers/temporary buildings as a lounge past the security checkpoint...I made the trek up to FNL last year to see the Allegiant MD-80, so these pics might interest you...


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User currently offlineJtamu97 From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 658 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2935 times:

I remember flying into Fort Collins on a United Express flight years ago. It seemed then that 19 people were crowding the terminal. How often does Allegiant fly in and out of there anyways?


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User currently offlineDIA From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3273 posts, RR: 28
Reply 5, posted (9 years 9 months 1 day ago) and read 2905 times:

Indeed, UAX served FNL with B1900s in the 1990's mainly.


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User currently offlineQwerty From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 383 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 9 months 23 hours ago) and read 2889 times:

during the warmer times, you can even see skydivers, not terribly common at an airport with commercial service.

User currently offlineAtcRick From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 772 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (9 years 9 months 17 hours ago) and read 2824 times:
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Allegiant serves FNL 1 flight a day, every day except Tuesday and Saturday. They have actually been talking about expanding the runway just for Allegiant Air as they are restricted in the summer due to the elevation.


ATC Rick



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User currently offlineTravatl From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2173 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (9 years 9 months 16 hours ago) and read 2797 times:

I was at Mesa/United Express when we started the FNL service. I remember a unique aspect of the station were it's "free flights". If a pax was connecting to UA mainline at DEN, there was no additional charge to fly from FNL. This was when CO and UA were still battling it out at DEN, and UA was hunting additional feed.

Travis


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