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Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!  
User currently offlineBlackened From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3983 times:

The picture was taken enroute Zürich to Orlando in 1998. It was shot out of a starboard window. Somewhere in the north-eastern USA/Canada some minutes/hours before we passed Connecticut/NYC.

The pic quality is very poor but if you know the airport you should recognize it. Looks military, one runway, huge concrete area.

Picture (300 KB)

Thanks!

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User currently offlineB6JFKH81 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2902 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3923 times:

Well, it isn't any airport on Long Island. Maybe CT?


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User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 23299 posts, RR: 20
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3902 times:

It looks like KBGR (Bangor, Maine). Unfortunately, there's not a picture you can compare it with at a.net, but the airport diagram is at http://204.108.4.16/d-tpp/0603/00039AD.PDF.


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User currently offlineMattRB From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 1624 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3871 times:

Maybe (the now former) Plattsburgh AFB?

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...3.465576&spn=0.053977,0.171661&t=k



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User currently offlineKALB From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 573 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3864 times:

It's probably KCEF, Westover Air Force Reserve Base near Springfield, MA. There is a C-5 AFRES squadron based there.

User currently offlineRobertS975 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 955 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3845 times:
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Could also be the former Pease AFB in NH??

User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 9735 posts, RR: 31
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3811 times:

Definately Pease AFB near Portsmouth NH


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User currently offlineMattRB From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 1624 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3799 times:

Quoting RobertS975 (Reply 5):
Could also be the former Pease AFB in NH??

Good eye, I think that's it.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...70.818901&spn=0.05542,0.171661&t=k



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User currently offlineBtriple7 From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 1179 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3692 times:

Quoting MattRB (Reply 7):


Quoting RobertS975:
Could also be the former Pease AFB in NH??
Good eye, I think that's it.

href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...70.818901&spn=0.05542,0.171661&t=k
" target=_blank>http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...1&t=k
I would have to agree.

To think what we'd do without GoogleEarth. Undoubtedly one of the best products put out by Google (excluding their search engine).

Regards,
Btriple7

[Edited 2006-03-31 23:28:03]

[Edited 2006-03-31 23:28:39]

[Edited 2006-03-31 23:29:04]


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User currently offlineBlackened From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3574 times:

Thank you guys, it's definitely Pease AFB. The lake and the highway are clearly visible in the photo.

I can recommend you to get a Google Earth placemark folder listing all military airports. Unfortunately I have only one with active airports.


User currently offlineB757capt From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1420 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3361 times:

You know guys it also looks like MYR. Myrtle Beach. I can't really see if the ocean is in the picture because of the window in the way.


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User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3250 times:

Quoting B757capt (Reply 10):
You know guys it also looks like MYR. Myrtle Beach

Since when is Myrtle Beach "Somewhere in the north-eastern USA/Canada some minutes/hours before we passed Connecticut/NYC."?


User currently offlineB757capt From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1420 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3052 times:

Excusme me. I appoligze for not reading the full post.

Quoting Olympus69 (Reply 11):

Way to be a sarcastic jackass. Great monitors/editors we continue to get on this wonderful website.



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