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US Airports That Were Visited By Concorde  
User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 7457 posts, RR: 20
Posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 16200 times:

JFK, IAD, DFW were the only scheduled, but what others got a visit?

TPA, 3 times, 2 BA , 1 AF
The 2nd BA was originaly supposed to be SRQ, thanks NIMBYS !   

I have a pic of one at MIA in July 1987.

Apparently, MCO got simutaneous landings in 1982.

I feel woozy....what did you put in that Pudding Pop?
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User currently offlineSeeTheWorld From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 1335 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 16247 times:

I saw one in COS a few times .... for charters combining the QEII

User currently offlinesw733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6543 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 16214 times:

I actually flew on it at Oshkosh back in...oh...1998? B'gosh, that's a long time ago now!

User currently offlineBRJ From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 267 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 16117 times:

IIRC, there were a few charter flights to/from New Orleans at one point. Remember it being in the news as it was a big deal! Can't recall the time frame though.

User currently offlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6170 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 16106 times:

It stopped at ONT on the newly completed 26L/8R as part of one of its 'round-the-world tours back in the 80's.

Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 29179 posts, RR: 50
Reply 5, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 16076 times:

Been to many many US airports primarily for PR events, and its many years of charter flying.

Check out this website with a comprehensive list of destinations:

From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 9778 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 16062 times:
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MIA was a regular visitor for Concorde on a LHR-IAD-MIA route BA had 3 times weekly for years.

User currently offlineglobalflyer From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 1048 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 16035 times:

I remember a BA SSC came into ATL maybe in 1982? I cannot remember the exact date but it was a charter and people were lined up along the Interstate watching...like a Space Shuttle launch!

Landing on every Continent almost on an annual basis!
User currently offlineDL Widget Head From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2106 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 15956 times:

MIA had scheduled service about 4 times a week IIRC.

User currently onlinesparky35805 From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 356 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 15930 times:
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Air France brought one here to HSV on a charter in 1999.

User currently offlinelegacyins From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2337 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 15917 times:

Has been to SFO and OAK abeit on a tour.

User currently offlineWA707atMSP From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 2539 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 15881 times:

DTW's now defunct Nomads chartered Concordes several times in the 1980s and 1990s.

My only Concorde flight was an Air France ferry flight from JFK to DTW in 1999, to position the aircraft for a Nomads charter - an experience I will never forget!

Seaholm Maples are #1!
User currently offlineJohnJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1726 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15822 times:

Memphis and Rochester, NY.

User currently offlineFlySSC From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 7494 posts, RR: 56
Reply 13, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15814 times:

Air France Concorde F-BVFA visited Reno / Tahoe - International (RNO / KRNO) back in 1993 :

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Photo © Jose Ocampo

User currently offlineDornier328JET From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15798 times:

Battle Creek, MI and Rockford, IL were visited by the Concorde at points I believe.

User currently offlineAVLAirlineFreq From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 1284 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15801 times:

AVL on a charter in 1987. It was stranded overnight due to an April snowstorm.

User currently offlineEADC8 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 145 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15791 times:

EWR saw diversions from JFK on a few occasions.

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User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 21
Reply 17, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15779 times:

IAH had visits for charter flights from AF for sure and I also believe BA.

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User currently offlineUPS757Pilot From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 111 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15711 times:

Pretty sure PHL saw one in late 70s (I believe when the DC-10s were grounded).

User currently offline26point2 From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 985 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15681 times:

Demonstrator, sn201(?) visited SFO (my first sighting) and ANC during a world promo tour in the early days of the program. One side in BA livery, the other AF livery.

PHKO and PHNL were regular stops during 'round the world charter flights in the 90's.

User currently offlineVC10DC10 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1070 posts, RR: 3
Reply 20, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15679 times:

Christopher Orlebar's book "The Concorde Story" has a complete list of diversions, charter destinations, etc. I don't own a recent edition of it, and the Amazon.com "click to look inside!!!" feature only gives a very blurry view of the page, but there are a LOT of cities listed. Here are a few that I could decipher:

Andrews AFB
Atlantic City
Battle Creek
Colorado Springs

And that's just part of one column of six-point type.

User currently offlinePC12Fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 2585 posts, RR: 5
Reply 21, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15669 times:

Visited STL twice but I unfortunately don't recall the dates.

Just when I think you've said the stupidest thing ever, you keep talkin'!
User currently onlineKPDX From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2897 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15664 times:


Concorde in Portland, OR (KPDX) in 1993.

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User currently offlineflymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7606 posts, RR: 7
Reply 23, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15657 times:

Quoting 727LOVER (Thread starter):
JFK, IAD, DFW were the only scheduled, but what others got a visit?
Quoting 727LOVER (Thread starter):
I have a pic of one at MIA in July 1987.

As noted earlier MIA did have schedule service with the Concorde and for many years. It was 3X Weekly I IIRC and it was LHR-IAD-MIA-IAD-LHR from 1984 to at least 1989.

There is a picture in the database of an AF Concorde at FLL it did a charter flight to EZE from FLL.
LAX got some of the first Concordes for both AF and BA on demenstration flights in the 1974.
OAK on Charter

"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
User currently offlineCitationJet From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2627 posts, RR: 3
Reply 24, posted (4 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 15604 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 5):
Check out this website with a comprehensive list of destinations:

That is quite a list, but it is not complete. The alphabetical list of cities for "The Americas" mysteriously ends with "R" cities. I know for a fact that the Concorde visited Wichita, KS for a charter flight in 1992. I was able to get on the aircraft while it was in ICT. My father flew on the ferry flight from JFK to ICT.

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25 ATLgaUSA : They flew it to BHM as part of a charter package as well.
26 JetsGo : I know it visited SMF at one point.
27 BoeingGuy : BFI I forget the occasion. It was in 1989 or 1990. I remember climbing out impressively fast. I was in the parking lot of the old Billy McHales restau
28 ScarletHarlot : The ConcordeSST.com list is missing some destinations. I remember Concorde coming to Duluth, MN (DLH) in the late 1980s and doing an 'around the lake'
29 pvd757 : PVD got a visit in the mid-to-late 80's as a charter.
30 RWA380 : When it came to PDX, I was departing from the gate next to it. Lots of press and all departures and arrivals were temporarily suspended for its landin
31 AVLAirlineFreq : You can put JAN and LIT on the list, too, I believe.[Edited 2011-08-31 10:52:46]
32 United_fan : I wish I had the camera I do now when she came July '95.
33 timz : The prototype (or whatever it was) visited SFO before Concorde ever entered service-- 1974, maybe. Don't think it's been back to SFO since; the airpo
34 jmy007 : I don't recall two visits. I do know BA's concord came in on a charter, I want to say early summer of 1994.
35 TOMMY767 : What about LAX, ORD, or SFO?
36 isitsafenow : I was there....March 7, 1998. Reg number BOAF It was quite something to see. Also saw the Concorde come and go at MIA in 1990 and early 91 three of f
37 Post contains links and images 4holer : I only saw one. PHX View Large View MediumPhoto © Christa L. Brandt Photo by my ex-wife, scanned from a print, which she should resubmit the new scan
38 ContnlEliteCMH : Concorde has visited CMH on at least two occasions in the mid-90's for charter flights. I was working in a construction trailer off of Taylor Station
39 Post contains images n901wa : I didn't see HNL listed. Air France sent the Concorde to Hawaii in 1987 and I think 1988, and it was there for a week. They were offering supersonic f
40 daviation : I saw an Air France Concorde make several practice touch-and-go's at SWF. Snapped a few pictures of it from the window of a Midway F-100 awaiting take
41 ERJ170 : Visited RDU also.. not sure why Boeing hasn't been there with the 787.. seems like every other airport got it..
42 C767P : There was an article in Airways about Braniff and the Concorde a few years ago. I think it mentioned it stopping in TUL and MEM as well as a few other
43 Post contains links rampkontroler : It did make it to Cleveland on at least two occasions, once in 1985 when it was here on a charter: http://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=phot
44 KAUST : I forget the year, though it visited Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, before it became Austin - Bergstrom International Airport. filler filler KAUS
45 Post contains links bridge : I surely remember Concorde diverting to BDL. http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...ral_aviation/print.main?id=1033538
46 Post contains images displane : Came to PHX at last a couple of times in the late 90s for promotion and the start of BA service- LGW at first then, LHR-PHX-SAN. First time it came,
47 zululima : Sounds about right to me. I have a grainy pic of the takeoff with 3 TWA L-1011s in the background. I started a thread once to see if anyone could get
48 af773atmsp : I don't see anything about that on the Duluth Airport website but I hope you're right. It would be a disappointment if the Concorde has never been to
49 26point2 : Close...it was a demonstrator/test model (sn201), not the prototype. Had both BA and AF livery. One each side. Is MadamConcorde still visiting this s
50 CosmicCruiser : MEM was an alt for the IAD-DFW flight when Braniff was a partner. Saw it come and go.
51 tan1mill : I remember watching it fly into Rochester as a kid in 1995. The local news station interviewed me because they saw how excited I was to see it.
52 CosmicCruiser : That's cool. It was impressive! When it left MEM it was about dusk so the flames were dramatic on T/O
53 JetBlueAUS : I remember when I was a kid I flew into Lubbock, TX (LBB) on Southwest Airlines from Dallas Love Field the same day the Concorde was chartered in.
54 treebeard787 : I remember the day it came in quite well, I was only 5 years old at the time..Its still one of the most memorable aviation moments in my life so far.
55 Stitch : She paid us a visit in 1985 for the Emerald City Flight Festival at BFI. I will never forget her takeoff roll.
56 Sinlock : I remember when she was here that time. It was the first leg of a Round the World trip. I think I recall Concorde visiting FLL 3 times over the years
57 Post contains links and images KELPkid : Well, I saw it at OSH in 1998: View Large View MediumPhoto © Patrick Weeden That's the only time, sadly I ever got to get up close and personal to he
58 TheGov : I had only been working for DL a few months when it came to MEM as part of the QE II tour package. For those of us with AOA badges, we went on board
59 Post contains links NASCARAirforce : Nomads are defunct? what happened to the 727? Two Concordes came to DTW within 30 min of each other to DTW back around 1985. Thousands of people show
60 Post contains links ScarletHarlot : I definitely remember hearing about it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AblK_wMiJok
61 ouboy79 : It did operate TUL-OKC (might have been the reverse) to celebrate the original Braniff route when they started up as an Oklahoma City-based airline (
62 MSYtristar : It made at least a couple of appearances at MSY. One time in the mid 80's it did a "2 hour discovery flight" around the Gulf of Mexico. I remember the
63 ReadyJetGo : Another to add to the list...a BA-operated Concorde charter visited ILG / Wilmington, DE in the early 80's.
64 WA707atMSP : The Nomads suspended operations in February of this year. I've heard some gossip about why they shut down, but nothing official. I don't know what ha
65 worlddc10 : I remember seeing a BA Concorde at BWI in the spring of 1986 on a charter. Very exciting, as I was eleven years old at the time. Also, BA brought one
66 Dazed767 : Regarding the QEII charter back in 2000, I had eagerly made a post about it coming to MCO that summer as well. I remember others seeing the same ad in
67 Post contains images steeler83 : I believe it came to PIT in 1985 via BA when BA launched transatlantic service to PIT. Then BA ran the LGW/LHR service either once or twice daily with
68 skyhawk62507 : Concorde visited OMA in 1985 or '86. If memory serves, it was chartered by local restaurant magnate and resident eccentric billionaire Willy Theisen.
69 CairnterriAIR : BDL received quite a few Concordes back in the days...mainly diversions but a few charters as well. Back in the late 70's when my mother worked for EA
70 ASMVPGOLD : BFI for one spectacular landing and she's still there.
71 dispatchguy : It was at IND (G-BOAC) back in I wanna say Spring 1986. Fly over to London on Concorde and come back on the QE2.
72 747400sp : LAX did back in the 70's. Know SFO had been visit by a Concorde, I believe it was in the 70's also.
73 Post contains images N174UA : Fond memories! I thought it was the late '80s, but could be wrong. At any rate...it was a BA Concorde from LHR and JFK that came in for a promotion t
74 san747 : Has it ever visited SAN? I found a YouTube video showing a Concorde visiting SDM for an airshow, but has it ever been at SAN or even Miramar?
75 mcflyii : Seattle (Boeing / King Co. - KBFI), WA. Visited and gave flights to "Know Where" prior to departing on Charter Flight back to the UK. I believe it was
76 CplKlinger : I seem to remember it making regular appearances during the late 80's-mid 90's at IND during May for the 500. Never got to go see it, but I do rememb
77 FX1816 : Yup, back in 1986 it was BA with G-BOAF and in 1987 AF stopped by for a couple of days but I don't know with which bird. I just remember that they br
78 Post contains images HSVXJ : I'll never forget that. I was two months in working for Mesaba and got to see it up close. It visited in November 1999 and RONed at Delta's gate 6 be
79 bwvilla : I guess it keeps the French happy too - they would have wanted you to put "le"...
80 hotelima : Do not miss the cold weather tests in Fairbanks (AK) with F-WTSA prototype in 1974 !
81 Archer : One entry above says Concorde was at Albany (NY). I don't remember that but it did visit and take a full load out over the Atlantic Ocean from Schenec
82 n318ea : Our crew parking at MIA was next to Concourse B (now under AA's facility) at end of 9L/27R. All the car alarms in parking lots would go off when Conco
83 Post contains links and images MadameConcorde : Good thread with great pictures. Yes definitely Honolulu but also Kona during RTW flights and definitely the two airlines, both AF and BA in turn. htt
84 N707PA : Concorde visited TUS around 1995, IIRC. It was in town for a QEII charter, but was delayed a day because a nose tire was damaged during repositioning
85 Post contains links B737-112 : LAS 1987 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnvIFAzZdjM
86 76er : Mid november '89 it visited SPI, diverting from ORD.
87 malaysia : That is not a real photo, that is either an FSX or FS04 screenshot
88 cjpark : Braniff brought in the Concorde to MAF for show and tell 1979. Stayed on the ground less than 2 hours. Only VIP's got to tour the plane.
89 26point2 : OK, tongue firmly planted in cheek because I know half the readers will take this literally.... what was the QEII doing in TUS? Taking cover now.
90 rikkus67 : I also saw the Concorde in Phoenix, but I believe it was around 1983. It was a special charter, and Sky Harbor(PHX) and BA allowed tours of the plane
91 contrails : I can confirm Concorde coming to TUL. I arrived at TUL the day after the Concorde had departed. I hated missing it, but I got to see it several times
92 DeltaRules : I was on the 1995 one-hour CMH-CMH flight. I think 1997 was the other '90s visit. I seem to remember WBNS talking about a third visit in 1985, but wo
93 ouboy79 : Go find the Airways Mag article on it a few months back, they went into detail over the BN Concorde tour. It was part of the publicity tour about Con
94 COSPN : Both Airports in Guam UAM (Andersen AFB) and GUM Guam UAM was also part of the world record JFK-JFK flight HIK-UAM-BKK each leg was 3 1/2 hours !!! AF
95 ER757 : I definitely remember its visit to RFD. I lived about 10 minutes from ORD but thanks to the moronic Chicago City Council who bannedConcorde from ORD (
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