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User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 48
Posted (13 years 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1169 times:

What airports have you been to where you can watch traffic coming from or going to other airports (small, private airfields don't count)?

A few examples that come to mind:

At ONT (Ontario, CA), the westbound approach to LAX flies right overhead. You can watch the planes going to LAX (albeit at high altitude).

At SNA (Orange County, CA) you can look to the north, and see the same flight path going to LAX if it's a clear day. Also, at SNA, the planes (what few there are) going to LGB (Long Beach, CA) fly right overhead. You can follow them in the sky as they make their final run downwind. The planes usually fly low enough to make out the type and airline.

At JFK, you can frequently get good glimpses of most approaches going to LGA, just 8 miles or so away to the north.

At LGA, you can look to the west and see the planes going to or from EWR (depending on which way traffic is flowing)

At SJC (San Jose, CA), on a clear day, you can look to the north, and watch many planes funnel in towards SFO.

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User currently offlineRepublic From Canada, joined Dec 2012, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1155 times:

OAK and SFO, right across the bay from each other, where you can see from one terminal to the other.

Rgds,
Joe


User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 35
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

2 metropolitan areas come to mind:

1) Houston: Hobby and Interncontinental overflights to the other should be visible.

2) South Florida: from West Palm to Fort Lauderdale to Miami.

Tom in NO (at MSY)



"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
User currently offlineFlyCMH From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 2271 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1150 times:

One can usually see cargo aircraft approaching Rickenbacker International Airport, which is in the southern Columbus suburb of Groveport, from Port Columbus International, which is located in East Columbus close to the suburb of Gahanna.

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