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Ryanair And One Day In Madrid  
User currently offlineF.pier From Italy, joined Aug 2000, 1531 posts, RR: 9
Posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 6816 times:

Yesterday I went to Madrid, I had only a few hours to spend there, but I made a long stroll in the city center

BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) MAD (40°29'37"N 03°34'00"W) 246° (SW) 1222 km
MAD (40°29'37"N 03°34'00"W) BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) 57° (NE) 1222 km

Total: 2444 km

03/12/2008 BGY-MAD
Scheduled 09,00-11,20
Actual 09,08-11,12
Pax 137
Delivered to Ryanair il 02/12/2004

Nothing special to say about BGY, there is a lot of work in progress so everything seems to be not too perfect

Looking out of the window I could see this NE 737


And an Air Bee MD 80


As usual take off from RWY 28, a 90 degrees left bank and then a right turn to reach our destination

Inflight I could see strange things for us Italians, like nucear power plants and sun power plants


And this unusual spanish panorama (when I think to Spain this is not the usual image I have)


Barajas, the new T4 and ita 340s


[Edited 2008-12-04 11:05:02]

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User currently offlineF.pier From Italy, joined Aug 2000, 1531 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 6819 times:

I can only say that we landed at 11,12, but we reached the finger only at 11,28 because the airplane had to made a long route to reach it.
Then the way for the metro is quite long, but when you reach it it's fast and reliabale. The fare is € 2 one way, to reach the metro station you want.

La puerta del Sol


Walking in the old town (not raining, yet)



Plaza Mayor


User currently offlineF.pier From Italy, joined Aug 2000, 1531 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 6817 times:

Plaza de la Villa


Royal Palace



Royal Pace gardens



Here it started heavy rain so I used a small umbrella

Borbonic Madrid


User currently offlineF.pier From Italy, joined Aug 2000, 1531 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 6817 times:


Plaza de la Indipendencia


Then I went to Castillana zone

One of the monuments dedicated to Cristoforo Colombo

Then I went back to Puerta del sole and I visited the commercial city center, which is quite nice. So I took the metro to the airport. I had to go to Terminal 1, but I couldn't leave without having seen the new T4. Terrific, absolutely beautiful, light, clean, roomy.

The opposite of T1, T2 and T3, really old and “worn off”.

03/12/2008 MAD-BGY
Scheduled 18,20-20,35
Actual 19,03-20,56
Full booked
Delivered to Ryanair on 07/11/2007

Even this time the way to reach the departing runway is quite long (15 minutes)
The flight has been very bumpy, one of the most “shaky” I had in my whole life. Funny!!!


User currently offlineBuck3y3nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 887 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 6031 times:

excellent report. I really enjoyed the pictures from Madrid. I'll be visiting Madrid in spring of next year. So now I'm looking forward to my trip  Smile
Thanks a bunch for sharing this report...

User currently offlineRdwootty From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 907 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 5780 times:

I must assume you are a student of buildings!!
It was a good trip as well.

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