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Who Was First In A Terminal In SJC, Which Gates?  
User currently offlineSJCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 579 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1407 times:

I know American and USAir opened up the new A terminal in 1990 at SJC, but who used which gates exactly? They preassure washed our J-lines the other day, including the stop marks for the nose gear, and now that most of the grime is off the ground, it revealed faded marks for the BAe146, DC10, MD11, 727, and 767 (on gates A2-A6). Which planes once sat at these gates? Any pictures from past A-terminal airlines or aircraft?

SJCguy

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User currently offlineFlygga From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1376 times:

US Air had what are now Southwest's gates and AA had the rest. I think if my memory is correct US Air had gates 1 thru 4.

Richard


User currently offlineAa777flyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1354 times:

USAir did originally have A1-A4. USAir left SJC around 1991 and American had the whole terminal (A1-A16) widebody aircraft were parked on A2, A5, A7. At times AA did operate its NRT departure from A2.
In the peak days of the old AA hub there were widebody departures from SJC to NRT DFW BOS ORD JFK


User currently offlineCo 757-300 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2001, 328 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 6 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1332 times:

just out of curiosity how many gates total are at SJC?

User currently offlineSJCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 579 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 6 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1324 times:

Around 40?

SJCguy


User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5821 posts, RR: 28
Reply 5, posted (12 years 6 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1322 times:

The SJC web site puts it this way

"Facilities
Terminal A: 243,800 sq. ft. and 16 gates
Terminal C: 160,000 sq. ft. and 15 gates"
http://www.sjc.org/AboutSJC/fast_facts.html



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