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User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3863 times:

Are there any other airports in the world without any access by land (road/rail) in addition to Toronto City Airport:


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User currently offlineLostintime From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 16 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3848 times:

I think that Sitka, Alaska doesn't have road access to the airport.

[Edited 2006-02-06 03:19:09]

User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3843 times:

Quoting Lostintime (Reply 1):
I think that Sitka doesn't have road access to the airport, and in this picture it doesn't look like there is


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Right, it looks like that... Can anybody confirm?



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User currently offline2travel2know From Panama, joined Apr 2005, 3580 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3809 times:

How about Mahe Airport, Maldives?
For what I've seen is on an island and the city (Mahe) on another.



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User currently offlineRoseFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9377 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3791 times:

If you want to consider it, Juneau is not accessible by land at all. It's airport is accessible from the city, but the city is not accessible from the mainland by road.


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User currently offlineFlyjetstar From Australia, joined Feb 2006, 951 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3777 times:

Great topic! I didn't know such airports existed!

User currently offline2H4 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 8955 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3768 times:
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Well, technically.....






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User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3761 times:

Quoting 2travel2know (Reply 3):
How about Mahe Airport, Maldives?
For what I've seen is on an island and the city (Mahe) on another.

It looks like you are right! Then again there seems to be a strange adjacent island connected to the artificial airport island:


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Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 4):
If you want to consider it, Juneau is not accessible by land at all. It's airport is accessible from the city, but the city is not accessible from the mainland by road.

Well we don't want to count those, do we? Since that would give us too many island cities and even Iquitos in the Amazon.  Wink



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User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3755 times:

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 6):
Well, technically.....

Lol, I was sure somebody wants to mention these... Wink



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User currently offlineHikesWithEyes From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 816 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3755 times:

You can drive to the airport in Sitka:
http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/usa/alaska/sitka/airport/
However, Ketchikan requires a short ferry ride from the mainland.



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User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3731 times:

Quoting HikesWithEyes (Reply 9):
You can drive to the airport in Sitka

Thank you for the info!

Quoting HikesWithEyes (Reply 9):
Ketchikan requires a short ferry ride from the mainland

Ketchikan, Alaska?


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Are there any scheduled services to that airport?



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User currently offlineKerberos From Canada, joined Apr 2004, 119 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3731 times:

Here's Bora Bora - I believe they used to land B24's here - you can see the remants of a cross runway.


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User currently offlineRoseFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9377 posts, RR: 52
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3707 times:

Quoting Kerberos (Reply 11):
Here's Bora Bora - I believe they used to land B24's here - you can see the remants of a cross runway

I've been there before. It is a cute little airport. You get off the plane and walk through a shack and then get picked up in a little boat and taken to your hotel or the town by ferry.



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User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3657 times:

Quoting Kerberos (Reply 11):
Here's Bora Bora

Looks amazing, thanks!  Smile

I guess there was no land access from this perticular flight, but that's another story... Wink


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User currently offlineCharlipr From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2005, 340 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3645 times:

Baltra Island airport in the Galapagos, Ecuador is not accesible by land. ICAO Code: SEGS.

User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3624 times:

Quoting Charlipr (Reply 14):
Baltra Island airport in the Galapagos, Ecuador is not accesible by land. ICAO Code: SEGS

Damn, there is no overview photo of this airport in the database taken from air...


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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3599 times:

Quoting Lostintime (Reply 1):
I think that Sitka, Alaska doesn't have road access to the airport.

Incorrect. Sitka airport is on Japonski Island, connected to the city by a bridge. Now . . . you might be correct if you consider that the city itself is on an island and not connected by road to anywhere else. But we don't want to get nitpicky . . . I'm going with YES, SIT is accessible by land.

Quoting UpperDeck79 (Reply 10):
Ketchikan, Alaska?

KTN is on Gravina Island across Tongass Narrows from Revillagagedo Island and the city of Ketchikan. It is accessible only by ferry - unless one of those infamous Bridges to Nowhere actually gets built.

Quoting UpperDeck79 (Reply 10):
Are there any scheduled services to that airport?

Pardon my  laughing  laughing  laughing  but the picture clearly shows an AS 727 sitting at the terminal . . . . yes KTN has scheduled service, many times daily, on AS.

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 6):
Well, technically.....

 rotfl  Very clever.

YPR . . . I remember departing from there in 1988 on a BCAir BAe146 to YVR. Had to take a ferry to the airport . . . is it still the case?


User currently offlineNRTfan From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 33 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3574 times:

Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 4):
If you want to consider it, Juneau is not accessible by land at all. It's airport is accessible from the city, but the city is not accessible from the mainland by road.

By this standard you would have to include HNL, DUB etc.


User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3560 times:

Quoting NRTfan (Reply 17):
Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 4):
If you want to consider it, Juneau is not accessible by land at all. It's airport is accessible from the city, but the city is not accessible from the mainland by road.

By this standard you would have to include HNL, DUB etc

Then about 99% of the airports in Alaska will fall into this category.

Start with BRW on the Arctic Ocean and work your way down and across the state . . . . OTZ, OME, BET, CDV, JNU, WGL, PTB, KTN, DUT, ADQ, SIT, you get the idea . . .








[Edited 2006-02-06 06:15:29]

User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3541 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 16):
Pardon my but the picture clearly shows an AS 727 sitting at the terminal . . .

Yes, I can clearly see the situation - in 1976!  biggrin 
The other photos in the database don't really suggest on any massive passenger operations nowadays:

http://www.airliners.net/search/phot...arch=Ketchikan&distinct_entry=true



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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3482 times:

Quoting UpperDeck79 (Reply 19):
The other photos in the database don't really suggest on any massive passenger operations nowadays:

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AS has an extensive schedule there . . . and all along the Southeast Alaska panhandle.


http://www.alaskaair.com/www2/destinations/RouteMap_FullSize.asp


User currently offline2travel2know From Panama, joined Apr 2005, 3580 posts, RR: 4
Reply 21, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3267 times:

FAE - The Færoe Islands main airport - Isn't on the same island as the capital?


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User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26196 posts, RR: 76
Reply 22, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3246 times:

Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 4):
If you want to consider it, Juneau is not accessible by land at all. It's airport is accessible from the city, but the city is not accessible from the mainland by road.

Actually, Juneau is indeed on the mainland (in that it is connected to the rest of North America), but it is penned in by glaicers, mountains and water

Quoting UpperDeck79 (Reply 10):
Ketchikan, Alaska?



Quoting UpperDeck79 (Reply 10):
Are there any scheduled services to that airport?

Actually, most AS flights to JNU from SEA stop at KTN

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 16):
It is accessible only by ferry - unless one of those infamous Bridges to Nowhere actually gets built.

And I am sure Ted Stevens will make sure that one costs billions too.



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User currently offlineUpperDeck79 From Finland, joined Feb 2005, 1139 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3219 times:

Quoting 2travel2know (Reply 21):
FAE - The Færoe Islands main airport - Isn't on the same island as the capital?

At least the island seems big:


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But I guess you are right, I can't see any roads (nor a railway! Big grin ). Can anyone confirm?



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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3143 times:

Quoting N1120A (Reply 22):
And I am sure Ted Stevens will make sure that one costs billions too.

Nice try  sarcastic  . . . but, FYI, that's one of the two bridges already funded . . . .

How about YPR - is it still accessible only by ferry? Seems I had to take a ferry to the airport in 1988 . . . last time I was there.


25 Post contains links and images Nosedive : Mackinac Island, MI MRC View Large View MediumPhoto © JLS Photo[Edited 2006-02-08 10:29:33]
26 ZKSUJ : I believe it is spelt Male. And I have heard that the only way to get to the airport is by ferry.
27 Timeair : Yes, still a 10minute ferry ride from the city.....not likely a bridge coming about due to deep water port...
28 ASFlyer : One flight goes SEA-KTN-WRG-PSG-JNU, one SEA-KTN-SIT-JNU and yet another SEA-KTN-JNU, two are nonstop. In the summer, there are about 7 or 8 nonstops
29 ETA Unknown : Mahe airport is accessible to Male by small commuter boats- hotel transport is provided by speed boats- it was fab! Transport from Venice airport to t
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