ORDflyer From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 511 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4132 times:
If you are interested for spotting purposes, you can also call up the ATIS from a phone and listen to the recorded message from home and see what runways are in use.
The Airnav directory has ATIS phone numbers listed next to the radio frequencies. http://www.airnav.com/airports/
Flygmolinafmly From Brazil, joined Jan 2004, 108 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4039 times:
Yes, destination may be a factor. When you radio into clearance delivery when you are ready to leave but before taxiing, you tell them your intentions such as destination. Then they will give you the details and assign you a runway.
"When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have bee