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SYD And MEL Spotting Info Please  
User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11846 posts, RR: 18
Posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2580 times:
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As I'm off to SYD and MEL during October, whats the best areas for spotting in the SYD domestic (DJ terminal), around the SYD International Terminal and the MEL domestic and International Terminals? What tarmac views from the DJ blue room at SYD are there? I've looked on the SYD and MEL web-sites and terminal/tarmac pictures on a.net at both SYD and MEL but can't work out any good spots. I will be on foot so as close as possible to the terminals. Is there any info on what different aircraft during October will be at SYD and MEL, other then what currently flys to MEL and SYD

Thank you

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User currently offlineDugway From Australia, joined Feb 2005, 61 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2528 times:

Try the following websites:

http://www.airsidetarmactours.com/

Offer great tours airside on a bus around the airport... I did this a year or so back, and it was amazing... I keep meaning to book in for another one!

For spotting try: http://www.acay.com.au/~willt/yssy/enthus/welcome.html

Gives some info on different areas... Hopefully useful to you! Enjoy Sydney!

D P G


User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11846 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2432 times:
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Quoting Dugway (Reply 1):

Thanks Dugway. I will give the tarmac tour a miss, even thou that was one of the things I was wanting to do, because I'm only in SYD for 2 full days before flying to MEL.


User currently offlineNZ107 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2005, 6335 posts, RR: 39
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2401 times:

777ER,

Just watch that train ticket to the airport. I was surprised at how much it cost when I went to that tarmac tour. I guess that the taxi wouldn't be much cheaper, or if not, more expensive.

One thing that I would have loved on that tour was if they would clean the windows more often. A great experience anyway.



It's all about the destination AND the journey.
User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11846 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2374 times:
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Quoting NZ107 (Reply 3):

Thanks for the helpful advice about the trains/taxis


User currently offlineVHTAE From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 191 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2363 times:

Go to www.rwy34.com and you will get all the information you need for MEL.

VH-TAE.


User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11846 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2354 times:
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Quoting VHTAE (Reply 5):

Thank you VHTAE


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