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What Do You Call Concourse D At Your Airport?  
User currently offlineACAfan From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 710 posts, RR: 6
Posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 6268 times:

If the gate is A-5, you call it "alpha five"

If the gate is C-13, you call it "charlie thirteen"

If the gate is E-8, you call it "echo eight"

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What do you call a concourse that is labelled "Concourse D"?

Do you call it "delta"?

Doesn't that cause a bit of confision in the states, particularly if DAL does not operate out of Concourse D?

Do you use another word for D?

Thanks in advance!


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User currently offlineSLC1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 6254 times:

Well at SLC, the announcers say Delta, but it probably helps that D is one of 4 concourses that Delta operates from.

User currently offlineNW7E7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 533 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 6247 times:

At LIT we don't have a concourse D or A,B,and C. I would still call it Delta - eight though. Actually I usually call them by their letters D-8, C-18.

User currently offlineERJ170 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 6756 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 6213 times:

Very true, NW7E7..

most US airports I have been to call it by the letter then gate.. D-15.. and not by Alpha, Beta, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Effen, Gamma.. what the hell is F anyway.. LOL..

[Edited 2005-01-14 01:54:24]


Aiming High and going far..
User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 6197 times:

F is foxtrot. B is bravo, not beta. G is golf.

Yes, at US airports ground control refers to D as Delta.

N


User currently offlineFutureUApilot From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1365 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 6197 times:

At our home airport, concorse D is called non-existant...  Big grin

-Sam



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User currently offlineSmcmac32msn From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2211 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 6184 times:

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Foxtrot, Gulf, Hotel, India, Juliette, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Ocean, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, X-Ray, Yankee, Zulu

Theres all 26.



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User currently offlineCorbin From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 135 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 6125 times:

It's Golf not Gulf. And 'O' is Oscar not Ocean Wink/being sarcastic


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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 6112 times:

I've heard gate agents here @ ATL say "D-29, D as in David 29". This I've heard from the ASA gate agents on E. I guess saying "D as in Delta" might confuse some passengers.

User currently offlineJetboyflyhi From France, joined Oct 2004, 179 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 6079 times:

Here at US we like too call it D as in David! Smile


Chicken or Beef?
User currently offlineJFKspotter From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 448 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 5977 times:

I believe ground controllers in ATL refer to taxiway 'D' as 'Dixie' and not 'Delta' to avoid the obvious confusion.

User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1146 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 5960 times:

In SEA.....D is "dang it's busy" with all those AS filghts. D1-D12



You mad Bro???
User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 5948 times:

Coicidentally, Delta is at concourse D here at MSY.

Not sure what they call it though.


User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 5940 times:

D at FLL is Delta! it IS the Delta terminal D1-D9...plus 3 YX flights in the winter

User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 14, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 5723 times:

Concourse D at MSY is actually known as....."concourse D".

When we refer to a gate on concourse D, we call it gate D-1, D-2, D-3, etc, etc.

Tom at MSY



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User currently offlineAaflt1871 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2333 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 5696 times:

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Foxtrot, Gulf, Hotel, India, Juliette, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Ocean, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, X-Ray, Yankee, Zulu

Theres all 26.


Are you sure? Ya might want to look over that list again and see if one is missing.



Where did everybody go?
User currently offlineIanatstn From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 577 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 5685 times:

Heres a clue....

Are you sure? Ya might want to look over that list again and see if one is missing.

Cheers  Wink/being sarcastic
Ian.



Ian@STN ::
User currently offlineAaflt1871 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2333 posts, RR: 10
Reply 17, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5620 times:

I count only 25 on that list. I hope you are not testing out that around the clock drinking in the U.K if you missed the mistake  Smile ONE is missing!


Where did everybody go?
User currently offlineGroundstop From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 611 posts, RR: 6
Reply 18, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5604 times:

"I believe ground controllers in ATL refer to taxiway 'D' as 'Dixie' and not 'Delta' to avoid the obvious confusion. "

That is somewhat true. At ATL, there is actually a taxiway named 'DIXIE'. Thats how its printed on the Jepp Charts and the airport signage.

At AirTran, we refer to Concourse D as the 'D Gates' or Dixie Concourse.

JP


User currently offlineSkidmarks From UK - England, joined Dec 2004, 7121 posts, RR: 55
Reply 19, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5585 times:

Here on the Isle of Man we call the concourse Departures!

With a whole 3 gates we still get confused pax going to the wrong one!!

Ahhhhhhhhh, life in the fast lane!!!

Andy Big grin



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User currently offlineINTENSS From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 317 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5566 times:

World refers to the D concourse at ATL as "DIXIE" as well.

-Rich


User currently offlineLindy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5548 times:

Do I hear Echo in this post? Big grin

Rafal


User currently offlineAaflt1871 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2333 posts, RR: 10
Reply 22, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 5495 times:

Thank you Lindy!!!!! I thought I made it obvious by putting the letter E in bold text on my last 2 posts.  Smile  Smile


Where did everybody go?
User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5008 posts, RR: 21
Reply 23, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 5425 times:

In STL the D Concourse is called "Ghost Town........"


Next Up: STL-LGA-RIC-ATL-STL
User currently offlineGroundstop From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 611 posts, RR: 6
Reply 24, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 5379 times:

INTENSS,

Work a guy named Ryan by any chance?

JP


25 Boeing nut : OzarkD9s, You beat me to it! I was going to say - abondoned.
26 Post contains images INTENSS : JP - You know it. -Rich
27 Flybmi330 : I thought O was Oscar and not ocean? Steve
28 Post contains links Shamrock_747 : This should clear up the phonetic alphabet confusion... http://www.dynamoo.com/technical/phonetic.htm
29 Swisskloten : This brings up another question, what will happen if someone should start up an airline called Bravo Air? Or Whiskey Air (with free drinks if you know
30 ACAfan : I would sure hate to use an airport with W gates! That's 23 concourses!
31 Go3Team : I'll let you know when they build it... In about 20 years.
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