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Twin City Airport Names Limited To The West?  
User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 390 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 340 times:

Are there any Asian airports that serve twin cities and are named after both like in the West, Dallas/FortWorth, Minniappolis/St.Paul, Leeds/Bradford others? cant seem to find any in Asia, although Pakistan's capital Islamabad shares the airport with its twin Rawalpindi which has existed much befire ISB came into existence in the 50's, it has been renamed Islamabad international airport doing away with Rawalpindi, which is sad, because the airport actually lies in the Rawalpindi area, I think it should be renamed Islamabad/Rawalpindi international airport Smile

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User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4169 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 307 times:

hmmm airmale I think you should use full stops or periods because your sentences are very looooooooong...

This is marco, part of the smart alec teens based in Dubai signing out.

Proud to be an Assyrian!
User currently offlineTWAneedsNOhelp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 271 times:

Don't forget Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, one of America's fastest growing airports and an emerging base of operations for Delta and Delta Express, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue, and Southwest.

User currently offlineAndreas From Germany, joined Oct 2001, 6104 posts, RR: 30
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 269 times:

Berlin-Brandenburg, well sort of, if it ever gets built.
Köln-Bonn (now that's definitely twin city).
And, of course, in Ryanair's terminology: Frankfurt-Hahn, which must be one of the better jokes in aviation (for all Americans: If you look at the distance between Frankfurt and Hahn you could as well name LAX the Los Angeles-San Francisco twin city airport).
Merry Christmas

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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 390 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 254 times:

There is one in Asia.....Ryan/Mukalla in Yemen according to OAG Smile

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