dripstick
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Unusual Looking Control Towers

Sun Mar 10, 2002 11:45 pm

Many of the newly constructed control towers seem to pretty much be taking on the same shape.

Here are a couple that are innovative in their design or downright ugly, depending on your opinion.

Are there any more out there that come to mind?

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Airontario
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Sun Mar 10, 2002 11:46 pm

Halifax (YHZ) has a preety cool one
 
kl713
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 12:27 am


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flyCMH
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 4:03 am

Port Columbus' new control tower is starting to take shape nicely:

http://www.dispatch.com/business-story.php?story=dispatch/news/bus02/mar02/1131535.html
 
l'espace180
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 4:18 am

Zurich's control tower looks interesting too...

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jwenting
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 4:43 am

Lelystad (EHLE) has a very nice one too.
Sadly my towershots got rejected for not showing an aircraft...
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dripstick
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 4:55 am

Is this Lelystad's tower?
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kl713
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 6:25 am

hmm...seems like Lelystad, or that Lelystad on the wall can also be the departure time of a flight to Lelystad, departing from Almere International Big grin
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 7:12 am

LAX has an awesome looking tower... and a bit unusual.


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ExitRow
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 8:28 am


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Seatac's interim tower after the Nisqually earthquake in Feb 2001.
 
andrej
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 10:23 am

Hello,

I think that control tower at Bratislava, Slovakia is unusally shaped.


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N400QX
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 11:53 am

Seattle's new tower sure looks nice (especially from Air Cargo Road).... I'll try to see if there are any pictures online.
 
dripstick
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 12:45 pm

The tower at Bilbao, Spain...


Looks like a boa.
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jhooper
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 7:44 pm

Does anyone have a pic of Ft. Worth Alliance Tower?
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keesje
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RE: Unusual Looking Control Towers

Mon Mar 11, 2002 8:01 pm

Oops wrong tower


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great pic anayway
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