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Which Airports Have Observation Areas  
User currently offlineHarvey From Australia, joined exactly 15 years ago today! , 46 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 502 times:

Just wondereing which of the international airports have proper observation decks and where are they located. I'll start;

Melbourne airport has an outdoor observation deck in the international terminal.

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User currently offlineB737-700 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 409 times:


Frankfurt has a great one (on both T1 & T2)
Zurich has a nice one (on T B I think)





User currently offlineCPDC10-30 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 4908 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 402 times:

Is there any observation area at CDG?

User currently offlineFuture_Pilot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 400 times:

I know that Berin-Shonefeld has one as well as Okecie in Warsaw, Poland.

User currently offline9A-CRO From Croatia, joined Jun 2000, 1574 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 384 times:
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Zagreb, Croatia has terrace


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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25277 posts, RR: 55
Reply 5, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 375 times:

Manchester, Gatwick, Heathrow,Birmingham,Newcastle all have viewing terraces.


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User currently offlineSaa From South Africa, joined Oct 2000, 126 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 350 times:

cape town international (CPT) has a observation deck in the domestic departures resturant, the will also have one with a view of the runway at the new international arrivals terminal......

User currently offlineSR3496 From Switzerland, joined May 2000, 792 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 353 times:

Fukuoka and Osaka-Kansai have also nice observation areas.

User currently offlineBH346 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3265 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 345 times:

OKinawa, Japan has one on the third floor of the new domestic terminal. Miyako, Japan has one on the second floor.

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User currently offlineTrippleseven From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 325 times:

Boston has an awesome observation deck!! You actually go up into the control tower. Its located like 3 floors below the actual control area. Great views from a good height!!! A spotters dream!
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User currently offlineDas Flugzeug From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 161 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 309 times:

Minneapolis (MSP) has an observation deck.

User currently offlineStarAlliance From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 252 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 308 times:

One more:
Narita Tokyo. Both terminals have observation decks. But they are not too good indeed.


User currently offlineAA737-800 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 293 times:

I thought Logan closed their observation deck a few years back.

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User currently offlineCaribb From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 1646 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 287 times:

Schiphol in Amsterdam has a large one that gives you good views of pretty much every wing.

Heathrow too has a nice one on the Queen's building.


User currently offlineAirCanadaMan From Canada, joined Feb 2000, 465 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 279 times:

YEG!!!!
Although its barley international anymore, and the variety of aircraft through there is dimishing they still have one.

It has limited view, you can only see the far side of the ram/apron and have only half a view of the 2 runways.
You can only see the tails of the planes that are parked at the gates!

I hope with the expansion it gets better, or they even open a new one.


User currently offlineJAT From Canada, joined Feb 2000, 1101 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (14 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 275 times:

Belgrade airport has one, you climb on to the roof of teh airport I think. It is closed right now though