kl911
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What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 5:57 am

Since there's a thread about the tallest Airtraffic control Tower in the states, I also want to know : what's the biggest in the world, or the 3 biggest....?
 
odie
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:01 am

The world's tallest air traffic control tower is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It looks awesome too!


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kl911
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:06 am

So, why would KUL have the largest tower as it is by far not the biggest airport? What's the use? Same goes for MCO, not the biggest airport, but having the biggest tower?
 
FATFlyer
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:08 am

Odie, we think alike. I just posted that on the other thread.
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FATFlyer
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:11 am

Kl911,

I'm only making a guess about KUL but it might have the tallest tower for the same reason that the country has the world's tallest building in Petronas Towers. It shows that Malaysia has come of age in the world's economy.
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
 
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:11 am

The feminists might call it eveidence of the Bigger Dick syndrome. "Mine is bigger than yours". Malaysia has it bad - first with the Petronas Towers and now this.

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kl911
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:14 am

FATFlyer,

I thought so, but MCO, same reason? I mean, are those big towers being build because it's necessary , or because they like it big,
 
odie
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:15 am

KI911: Biggest or tallest? KUL is actually one of the largest airport in the world (land size, not built up area).

[Edited 2003-10-03 23:16:44]
 
kl911
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RE: What's The Tallest Atct In The World?

Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:18 am

ohoh, Tallest and biggest are a big mix-up for me all the time, don'nt know why....  Laugh out loud Thx anyway for the info, hope there will be more about the number 2 and 3 positions in the world..