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ATl, Largest L-1011 Airport?  
User currently offlineMCO-ATL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 12 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1114 times:

Hello all,

Before Delta retired the great L-1011 Tristar, Which airport got the most L-1011 service? I seem to think ATL since its Delta's largest hub and also due to their route structure. I know places like DFW, LAX, MCO & HNL got a lot of them to.

Thanks,

MCO-ATL

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User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6287 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (11 years 12 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1098 times:

You forgot MIA. I think it had the most L10s of any airport at the Tristars peak.


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User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (11 years 12 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1046 times:

Probably ATL with all the Delta L1011s

But remember in the 80s at Miami Eastern and Pan Am both had hubs at MIA and both had L1011s, but then also ATL had an Eastern hub too.

Nowadays, I might say IND is the biggest L1011 hub with the remaining few from ATA.


User currently offlineAKelley728 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2191 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (11 years 12 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 992 times:

Last time I was at Toronto there were still a number of Air Transat L1011s there. This was a few months ago, though.

User currently offlineGr8slvrflt From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1604 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (11 years 12 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 970 times:

Probably ATL in the 70s and 80s with dozens EA and DL L-1011s on the ground at the same time. Also MCO, MIA, PBI & FLL. In addition EA, DL, AC and TW all flew many TriStars into LGA and JFK.

User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7485 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (11 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 946 times:

L1011 lovers should go to GSO.When I was there last month there were at least 8 there.Even the only TWA L to be painted in new colors.


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User currently offlineATA L1011 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1383 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (11 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 931 times:

AtL was the busiest up to ther 90's with 1011 traffic. Dont forget STL saw alot of them as well because of the TWA hub, as well as LAX in the 70's-90's with DL,TWA,EAL,HA,ATA and AC. I also think LAX was one place that just about all of the majors operating it in that time frame sent 1011's to.


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