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What Is This Building At IND?  
User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2096 times:

Was just looking at a map of IND and saw this...

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...=0.005777,0.010042&z=17&iwloc=addr

What is this building? Its very large with a large ramp, large parking lot, etc. It even has 2 jetbridges! Its very hard to figure out what it might be from the satellite pic. Anyone have any clue? Obviously its not any kind of public facility... this might be the first time I've ever seen jetbridges on some kind of private structure.

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User currently offlineAV8orWALK From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 187 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2090 times:

Looks like FedEx to me.


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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2083 times:

FedEx is on the other side of the airport.

User currently offlineAaway From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1547 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2053 times:

That's UA's former maintenance facility. Don't know the purpose, beyond the obvious, of the jetbridges.


With a choice between changing one's mind & proving there's no need to do so, most everyone gets busy on the proof.
User currently offlineAirTran737 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3705 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2019 times:
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That is the AAR maintenance center, former United Airlines maintenance facility.

filler

[Edited 2007-06-05 02:46:18]


Nice Trip Report!!! Great Pics, thanks for posting!!!! B747Forever
User currently offlineTZTriStar500 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1457 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1980 times:

Quoting AirTran737 (Reply 4):
That is the AAR maintenance center, former United Airlines maintenance facility.

...and the jetbridges seen have since been removed. UA had used them to facilitate line maintenance and make it easier for the flight crews to move aircraft in and out before and after checks and test flights. They were never used very frequently though.



35 years of American Trans Air/ATA Airlines, 1973-2008. A great little airline that will not be soon forgotten.
User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25838 posts, RR: 22
Reply 6, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1958 times:

Related news item re the former UA maintenance base at IND. It was closed soon after UA filed Chapter 11.
http://www.sh-e.com/news_feat_05.06.04.htm


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