coyoteguy
Posts: 484
Joined: Tue Oct 02, 2001 8:58 pm

Where To Spot In Miami?

Thu Feb 28, 2002 10:21 pm

For anyone in Miami - I just moved back to a house on the north side of the airport where I lived a couple of years ago, right by the perimeter road. Unfortunately the construction of the new runway has taken away all the great viewing points that used to be there. The southside perimeter road is not so good any more either thanks to the new security post 9/11 when they blocked off all the parking areas. So, where to go now? Any suggestions? Thanks....
 
HlywdCatft
Posts: 5232
Joined: Mon Jan 29, 2001 6:21 am

RE: Where To Spot In Miami?

Thu Feb 28, 2002 10:44 pm

I'm not from Miami, but I spent some time there last summer.

But what about the South side of the airport by The World Transport Press store, you know Airliners Magazine?

I forgot the name of the company, I want to say Just Plane Crazy, but they sell models and videos. It is on the southwest side of the airport. I don't know the names of the streets even though they are all numbers like 172nd st. and stuff and avenues run one direction etc. Anyway, next to that store is a furniture warehouse/store that has a parking lot with views right to the runway, the only thing that would obstruct the views was if there was a train parked there.

 
chepos
Posts: 5961
Joined: Sat Dec 02, 2000 9:40 am

RE: Where To Spot In Miami?

Thu Feb 28, 2002 10:51 pm

I was in Miami like 3 weekends ago and a friend toook me to the parking of a restaurant called Aero Sqaudron 24. There you have a great view of aircraft landing or taking off on runway 9R/27L , from a distant you'll have councouse E,F,G,H.
Chepos
Fly the Flag!!!!
 
coyoteguy
Posts: 484
Joined: Tue Oct 02, 2001 8:58 pm

RE: Where To Spot In Miami?

Fri Mar 01, 2002 5:43 am

Thanks guys - Chepos - Yes, that resturant parking lot (and the restaurant) itself are about the best places that are still available. It has a great view. The shame is that all teh great viewpoints on the north side seem to be gone thanks to construction. I'm going to investigate the area near the tower when I have time.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos