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Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:37 am

Alas, mine is no longer, but the old Eastern Terminal (A) at BOS was beautiful in its day.
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:39 am

The United Terminal 1 (Concourse A and B) at ORD. It's awesome, with all of the glass and futuristic looking. The underground walkway between Concourse B and C is really cool.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:41 am

Id say the NW McNamara Terminal at DTW is one of the most beautifiul terminals I have ever been to. Terminal A @ SMF which is largely dominated by SWA is quite nice also.


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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:42 am

The North Terminal at EWR. Gone from existance but not our hearts.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:45 am

I think mine would have to be either

the Main Terminal at Washington Dulles (IAD)
the Old PanAm in MIA
the Charlottesville-Albemarle - small and quaint (CHO)

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:45 am

This is my favorites terminal is Delta Air Lines north terminal at FLL and I think this is very best airlines ever had before. Also, I like Delta alot for me and went doing very well for passengers. I was see with my Delta friends was there, too and it is very good to me.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:47 am

My ultimate favorite was the Washington National Airport terminal in the 1970's with all of it's "add-ons" and everything. I am so happy they saved the originals 1940's terminal. They have a very nice little museum in the main terminal where Eastern and Allegheny (USair) used to be.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:49 am

I really like DIA, the main terminal and all 3 concourses are really nice are pretty easy to navigate.
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:50 am

HPN and MAF for size and convenience....
PIT and PHL (Terminal B/C) for shopping...

AND

The old TWA terminal at JFK for its architectural beauty.
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 8:52 am

International terminal at LAX.. And Long Beach, very historic.. Denver is also very nice.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:00 am

TWA Flight Center at JFK....but now that she is gone, I would have to say my favorite terminal for domestic flights is US Airways at LGA. For international flights I would say Terminal 1 at JFK.
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:10 am

Definately the new McNamara terminal at DTW!!!
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:19 am

2W at DFW. The old Braniff terminal.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:20 am

Currently-Terminal 1 @Frankfurt/Mein
In the near future-NewT1 in Toronto. Amazing building! HUGE.
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:23 am

well, im goning to have to say

A.The Jetblue Terminal @ JFK
B. The old TWA Terminal @lso @ JFK
C. The McNarmara Terminal @ DTW
D. Rochester (hehehehehehe Nice observatory)

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A.Airtran Terminal @ ATL
B.The NWA Terminal(have no clue which, missed a flight there when i was little)
C. The American Terminal (International) @ JFK


guess JFK has good sides and bad sides


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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:24 am

Terminal 2E at CDG is an architectural masterpiece! PDX terminal is very modern and reflects the surroundings nicely, same goes for YVR. I especially like the intl termianl there. DEN is great as well . Terminal 1 at ORD is cool with the soaring glass, and the new DTW blows the old one out of the water.

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:24 am

United Airlines Terminal One- Chicago O'hare International Airport
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:27 am

From the ones i been to. LAX AA terminal, Delta Mainline Terminal not sure which one probly the newest in CVG. JFK UA terminal. SYD Qantas International Terminal. And Councourse A and E in MIA.
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:29 am

My favourites :

1. Changi - SQ Terminal
2. Kloten - Terminal 2
3. Heathrow - Queen's Building
4. King Khaled Intl. - Main Terminal
5. Kuala Lumpur - MH Terminal
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:06 am

PIT!!!!!!!! Best layout in my opinion. Very user friendly.

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:27 am

In no particular order, of the ones I have been to:
KUL Satellite (opened 1998)...nice and empty!
FLL Terminal 1 (opened 2001)...sea theme
SYD Terminal 3/Qantas Domestic (opened 2001)...T1 is nice but crowded
ATH Terminal (opened 2001)
AMS Terminal (don't know)...amazing shopping
DIA Terminal (1995)

Unfortunately, I haven't really flown much in the US or Europe, mostly in Australia and on the way to and from there.

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:27 am

Historically, I loved the Central Terminal at SFO in the late 1970s.

Nowadays, I will have to say D gates at LAS. Open and airy! Plus , I like the slot machines!!  Smile
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:34 am

Definetly the new Northwest World Gateway at DTW


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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:51 am

1st>The Pan Am Terminal @ JFK gone but not forgotten..
2nd>The Pan Am Terminal @ MIA gone but not forgotten..
3rd> The Hughes Charter Terminal @ LAS
4th> The Eastern Terminal @ MIA
5th> The TWA Terminal @ STL
6th> The PSA Terminal @ SAN

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:51 am

NWA- World Gateway DTW.

TWA- Talk about an aviation lovers terminal. All the who's who and all the destinations. (yeah I know) It is empty now.

AMS- SHOPPING.

CDG- Those bubble tubs. The glamour of days gone by.

Just my two or three cents.


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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:55 am

Chicago O'Hare Terminal 1: Concourse B-C....especially the underground between B and C.

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:09 am

No doubt about Terminal A at Logan as my all time favorite.
Of the one that stil exists, I have to agree with Terminal 1 at O'Hare.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:16 am

The New terminal at the Greater Moncton international Airport.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:37 am

Ok i'll try and do a top 5:

1) Hate to be a homer, but #1 has to be McNamara Terminal @ DTW... now that i live out of town when i do ride the red tails back to MI nothing says "Welcome Home" like that gorgeous terminal...
2) Every time in, always friendly, spotless, warm, and inviting: PBI- West Palm Beach
3) The quiet and non-chalant airport, 10 gates strong, in my new (currently, at least) hometown: SAV - Savannah, GA
4) Though I've only been there once, and probably never will be again since i detest US Airways, but it looked like a great airport: PIT- Pittsburgh
5) Newly remodled, but looking like it will soon outgrow itself: MDW - Chicago/Midway Airport

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:38 am

The New terminal at the Greater Moncton international Airport.
Hehe... isn't Moncton 10,000 pop or something similar to that?


Anyone who goes to the T-NEW (Set to open in April but sneak peeked to special guests) will be awestruck and amazed......
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:46 am

Absolute fave is YVR, especially the international terminal. The domestic terminal is also nice and functional.

Love T2 in MUC, bright and luminous and friendly. Same goes for AMS and CPH.
Also love FRA, if only for their awesome visitor's terrace.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:48 am

United Airlines Terminal 1 @ Chicago O'hare International Airport.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 1:31 pm

lol yes, those D gates at LAS are quite lovely- much better than the older side of the airport... I ALWAYS win at least $2 on the slots at LAS which is amazing as I dont win much anywhere else in the state!

I like Bradley International at LAX- best plane watching (next to MAN i should think!) its open, spacious, and just a really great place to sit.

STN- not at all like the insane mess of its older brother LHR- a joy to be able to use that is user friendly, compact, and not too crazy.

CPH- Nice, clean design

Now for shopping, yes at AMS its quite easy to forget you are in fact in an airport and NOT a mall  Smile YVR isnt bad either, but I was in a horrible mood going through there and really pissed off they wanted more money out of me just to leave!
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 1:43 pm

Very surprised that no one has mentioned both beautiful and very historic Santa Barbara (SBA)!

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 1:50 pm

I really like Terminal 1 at LAX. It looks old and I kind of like being in an old terminal. I also like the HP terminal in LAS.
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 1:55 pm

You think T-1 in LAX looks old? You should walk around in T-3 or T-6.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 3:28 pm

MUC - unbelievable design...stunning
PBI - i live here but really...it is just a beautiful, easy to use but still busy airport.
DTW - nice to see an american airport step up to europe and asia
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 4:39 pm

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 6:46 pm

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 9:40 pm

For me AMS has the best terminal.
Very nice facilities and very modern.
And the airport bus is the best I have every seen! (But very expensive)
And very nice and friendly people!
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:21 pm

Mine would be the main landside terminal at Washington/ Dulles- what a very recognizable landmark for airports worldwide, sad the rest of the airport is so plain...
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 10:50 pm

I really like the new terminals at Denver!! Very spacious and well laid-out (plus, being a smoker, I like the indoor smoking lounge on the 2nd floor).

Close second to NWA's World Gateway at DTW. Awesome.

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:23 pm

In no particular order:

top 5:

PVD (of course)
DAB
PBI
MCO
DCA (new terminal)
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:28 pm

My favorite airline terminal...

Absolutely Hong Kong's Chek Lap Kok Y-shaped terminal!
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:44 pm

Old TWA terminal at JFK. It really is a throwback to an era when flight was glamorous and special.
 
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Tue Jan 13, 2004 11:45 pm

Here's my top five:

5. FLL(DL Terminal)
4. CLT(Been there a few times, always clean and friendly)
3. MCO
2. World Gateway(What I think is the little sister to):
1. NRT (breathtaking)

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Wed Jan 14, 2004 12:44 am

The coziest one is at FCA. I just love the furs, guns and cowboy hats on the walls! It's also the cleanest terminal I've ever seen.

However, the coolest one must be (don't know the number, but it's where Southwest parks) at LAS. Great stores and all the slot machines are also fun, but as we all know, very dangerous...  Big grin

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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Thu Jan 15, 2004 7:44 am

Favorite Airline Terminal was Lambert, for TWA. Every where I looked, in back in front, all around me, were TWA aircraft. Boeing 747s, Lockheed L-1011's, Boeing 727s. Loved seeing them take off, one after another.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Thu Jan 15, 2004 7:52 am

My favorite is KEF.


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RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

Thu Jan 15, 2004 7:55 am

Here are my top 5 favorites:

JFK T3, the former Pan Am Worldport

JFK T5, the TWA Flight Center

The Saarinen-designed terminal at IAD

Charles de Gualle 2 Modules A, B, C and D

LAX T5, the Oasis Terminal (built by Delta)

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