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User currently offlineApollo13 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1401 times:

here is a place to post your favorite airport (please put in pictures in if you can) mine is Heathrow


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User currently offlineKrakow5 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1373 times:

Mine has to be West Palm Beach; uncrowded, modern, clean, large enough to offer amenities but small enough to be managable. Then again, it could be the fact that I've always landed there when there is snow in Chicago.


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User currently offlineYHU From Canada, joined Jun 2000, 428 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1372 times:

Montreal St-Hubert Airport, because it's my local airport and you can see TWA, Delta, Pan Am and other interesting aircraft. They are interesting at this airport because they look out of place. St-Hubert haveing no airline service, it's cool to see TWA or Pan Am parked there. Plus we have the incredible looking B720 of Pratt & Whitney Canada.


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And thirdly, Prestwick. Great airprot for spotting. Several great places to get great photos.


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User currently offlineSn330 From Belgium, joined Nov 2004, 16 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1368 times:

Vancouver International, especially the new International terminal. Beautiful city, beautiful airport. 'Nuff said.

User currently offlineN960AS From Switzerland, joined Apr 2000, 466 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1363 times:


I second LHR, great airport. My first tough is JFK. I know everyone hates it but I love it. From Saarinen's T5 to the most international carriers at one airport (in the Americas).


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LAX is my home airport, so...


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PDX, LGA and FCO are fun too. As for LGA, can you get a better approach?

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Just my thoughts...N960AS


User currently offlineN960AS From Switzerland, joined Apr 2000, 466 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1359 times:

ooops...I messed up, that first photo should be...

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sorry...


User currently offlineCPDC10-30 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 4776 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1363 times:

My favourite is London Stansted (STN). I flew Buzz Air from there this past May to CDG and return.

This is a picture of my own, not one from airliners.net:



The aircraft is the one I flew to CDG, G-BTTP. In the background is an Air Botnia F28.

The layout of Stansted is almost ideal. High ceiling, bright and airy with an open layout that makes is very easy to find everything you are looking for. Shops and restarants are nothing to brag about but are unobtrusive and functional. The walking distance is minimal, an automatic train takes you to your gate.


User currently offlineHP737 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 72 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1355 times:



Mine is Milwaukee, WI (MKE). Large enough that almost all major US airlines (except Southwest) have routes there, home to Midwest Express airlines, but small enough so there is easy access to and from the airport on the road as well within the airport to the gates.


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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24906 posts, RR: 56
Reply 8, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1333 times:

Manchester, UK has to be one of my favourites.

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When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4488 posts, RR: 33
Reply 9, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1330 times:

My favorite is Washington Reagan National (DCA). Its new terminal is spectacular, a truly grand gateway, like the rail terminals of old. When the renovations on the old 1941 terminal are finished, it will make a great historical complement to the new edifice.



Reagan National is probably the most perfectly suited airport to its circumstances. The plot of land available for the new terminal was a terrible shape, yet architect Cesar Pelli produced a masterpiece of function and beauty. You can get to Reagan National easily by road when traffic allows, and easily by Metrorail when it doesn't. The views of the monuments from the air are spectacular. The airport has streamlined check-in facilities for both regular and shuttle pax; big, bright and airy departure lounges; big baggage carousels, and is very photographer-friendly. Walking distances from curb to gate are short, and baggage tends to reach the carousel by the time you get there or within a few minutes afterward.


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National of course doesn't offer jumbo aircraft or international carriers My favorite airports for spotting these planes are New York JFK and Los Angeles LAX.

And finally, there's no place like home. There's no airport I care more about than Greater Rochester International-Monroe County, New York. We have a fine new terminal that's bright and airy, easy to use, and is finally getting some low fares with JetBlue. I fly in and out of ROC several times a year to see loved ones and it's always good to see the home field.


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Jim K.
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User currently offlineVs744 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2001, 677 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1324 times:

My favorite airport is La Guardia because thats where i go to fly.

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User currently offlinePeter From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 570 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1310 times:

My favorite is probably ATL

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Others that I really like are DCA, CVG, and CDG.


User currently offlineCaribb From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 1637 posts, RR: 8
Reply 12, posted (13 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1311 times:

Mine is Schiphol in Amsterdam


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It's architechturally attractive, functional, large and busy.. and easy to go through... The train service to Amsterdam is fast, cheap and simple to use.. the shopping at the airport is better than in many shopping malls and the wide variety of airlines and aircraft makes it a plane spotters paradise.. no complaints from me  


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