|Quoting 2H4 (Reply 13):|
...And good 'ol 2H4. Ironically, despite having lived only a few miles from the airport, I didn't realize the identifier was 2H4 until after registering my username. biggrin
Lol. I love how it's a grass field too. Ahh, takes you back, don't it?
After looking at all the airports noted, I saw that BHX
were obelus in pattern; YHZ
resemble a capital "T"; and MDW
and 2H4 make great Greek crosses (your standard "+"), with a few of SFO
's runways representative, too.
is most interesting in its own right, as it's almost a backwards Slavonic cross; it's just missing one short cross piece. What's more, some of those airports that are x-ish make great saltires on the landscape.
I'm amazed that there are several N/S-E/W airports out there. What's more, I never realized I regularly flew into one of 'em (CVG
I realize that runways crossing and intersecting each other is a pretty standard affair, but as a kid, I remember that many books, movies, and pictures pretty consistently depicted airports in a cruciform manner, and I was never sure if this ever carried over to the real world.
Thanks to you guys, now I know. And knowing is half the battle.
When you do things right, people won't be sure you've done anything at all.