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Will Spotting Ever Be The Same?  
User currently offlineBrett80211 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 266 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1706 times:

The day of 9-11 made a big impact on airport security. I know there are many spotters who used to go to the airports just to sit by the gate areas to watch planes.So I pose this question... Will spotting in the airports ever be the same? Will you only be alowed in the gate areas if you hold a ticket? -Brett

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User currently offlineMark2102 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 350 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1694 times:

They only let you in the gate area if you have a ticket. I just stand around the airports and take picutres. I haven't had any problems.

Mark


User currently offlineVafi88 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3116 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1683 times:

There are some places ( like in Denver) where there's a plance by the road that is right behind a runway. I haven't been to Denver International Airport after the tragic events happened. I really want to go because only after the incident did I ever for the first time in the air got to see a United 747-400. I've only seen the plane 4 times in the days or weeks I can remember. I really want to go, but my bro won't take me. If we do go we have to clean out the car and put everything that would be considered a possible weapon away. Any siggestions???


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User currently offlineRyefly From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1396 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1672 times:

It will be effected for some time to come, or atleast the airport I go to anyway. It's a shame airports are restricting those that support aviation the most. I refuse to go back to the airport until I know the observation area is back open. As for spotting in the terminals. I don't think that will ever be the same. You will most likely need a ticket from 9/11 on. That's not such a bad idea in my opinion. There are some idiots out there.

User currently offlineSUDDEN From Sweden, joined Jul 2001, 4130 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1661 times:

Here at Schiphol I think it's ok. All the spottingplaces are open, so to speak.
We just had gettogether with people from A.net, and it was a success.
You can read about in the photography forum.



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