Gmonney From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2159 posts, RR: 19 Posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2338 times:
I was just wondering which MAJOR airport has the best layout for sending and recieving aircrafts. I am talking about the big ones, like the major hubs. As well, please comment on which is easier to get to the terminals from the Taxiways.
I obviously like my home airport YYZ (toronto) I think its layed out in a manner that can a handle traffic efficiently. As well they are building and building there to make it better. The one that I am not that impressed with is LAS, it just seems like if the weather isn't good (wind blowing strong) it takes a long time to get off the ground. MIA was an ok airport but I have not been around it too much, just the terminal where Air Canada flies into!
Shawn Patrick From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2608 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2289 times:
Denver is the most logical, efficient, and spacious airport in terms of passenger movement and aircraft movement. There are 5 12,000 ft. runways (soon 6th 16,000 footer). This gets the planes off the ground quickly. There is plenty of taxi space and big concourses.
Latechpilot From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2238 times:
DEN and DFW are definitely two of the best. ATL runs a close second. PIT and DTW will be first class when all of the construction is done. The worst one has to be LGA and CLE. CLE only has one runway for arrivals at any time, and departures have to cross that one runway to take off. It couldn't be any worse! It was definitely not built to be a hub airport.
Gmonney From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2159 posts, RR: 19
Reply 8, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2200 times:
Thanks, I have not been able to visit Denver or Atlanta yet, but I am more interested in ATC these days. To be honest I am getting into it hopefully in Canada. I like the Idea of getting the most amount of people in and out of the airport at one time. Just the organization and the involvement of the brain to figure this stuff out....I hope I get in.
Once I am in I will want to learn how to fly as well, nothing serious though, unless i really like it then who know....
But, Thanks again, I will try and search these airports on here for pics and soon visit them.