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User currently offline767ER From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1092 posts, RR: 4
Posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1839 times:


I am curious to hear about the history of the International terminal that was opened in 1971.

Does anyone have any background on the Terminal and when the extensions were completed ie: Pier C and any other interesting snippets.

I recall the days before Pier C was built and the marvellous outdoor spotting oppportunities from the two decks that faced onto the tarmac. Also flying out sometime in afternoon in the mid 1980s and there were only 3 -4 aircraft parked in bays - it was that quiet.

There is a great shot on a.net of one of the first PA 747 servies to SYD and it was the ony a/c parked at the terminal. How times have changed!

Aircraft flown:F27,Viscount. EMB120, SAAB340, ATR70, 737-200.737-300,DC8, DC10,747-100,747-200,747-300,747-400, A320, A3
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User currently offlineQF108 From New Zealand, joined Oct 2005, 344 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1788 times:

Im not sure if this can help, I dont have a copy myself but they did release this book recently to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the airport,


Hope its some help to you


Sorry just had another look at that page, its sold out. You can get it on ebay though

[Edited 2008-08-28 22:17:18]

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