silverfox
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Concorde LHR Departures

Wed Sep 03, 2003 4:04 am

My lad has told me that for the last two nights Concorde has departed from 27L.
has the runway now been upgraded so a 09R dep can also be made?
 
LHR340
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RE: Concorde LHR Departures

Wed Sep 03, 2003 4:05 am

Yes, the runway resurfacing is now complete.

LHR340
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planesarecool
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RE: Concorde LHR Departures

Wed Sep 03, 2003 4:37 am

So it won't always take off on the northern runway?
 
Shamrock_747
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RE: Concorde LHR Departures

Wed Sep 03, 2003 5:28 am

No, Concorde won't always take off from the northern runway (09L/27R). Normally Concorde will depart on the runway which all the other aircraft are departing from, however it is possible that even if takeoffs are on the northern runway LHR ATC will offer BA001 a southern runway departure because it's closer to T4.

Declan
 
qantas744
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RE: Concorde LHR Departures

Wed Sep 03, 2003 7:57 am

It's a bit unfortunate that this change should occur now that the evenings are drawing in-I guess we'll have to make the most of it.

Ron, are you coming to LHR for the final Concorde flights next month? I can't guarentee I'll be there but I'll give it a try.



Matt
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silverfox
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RE: Concorde LHR Departures

Thu Sep 04, 2003 8:33 am

Mat
Yes, will be there with the trusty Olympus and the video. in fact i am doing some visits in the next week or so for both landing and T/O

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