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Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:00 am

The picture was taken enroute Zürich to Orlando in 1998. It was shot out of a starboard window. Somewhere in the north-eastern USA/Canada some minutes/hours before we passed Connecticut/NYC.

The pic quality is very poor but if you know the airport you should recognize it. Looks military, one runway, huge concrete area.

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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:25 am

Well, it isn't any airport on Long Island. Maybe CT?
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:33 am

It looks like KBGR (Bangor, Maine). Unfortunately, there's not a picture you can compare it with at a.net, but the airport diagram is at http://204.108.4.16/d-tpp/0603/00039AD.PDF.
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:42 am

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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:45 am

It's probably KCEF, Westover Air Force Reserve Base near Springfield, MA. There is a C-5 AFRES squadron based there.
 
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:52 am

Could also be the former Pease AFB in NH??
 
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 6:01 am

Definately Pease AFB near Portsmouth NH
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 6:03 am

Quoting RobertS975 (Reply 5):
Could also be the former Pease AFB in NH??

Good eye, I think that's it.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...70.818901&spn=0.05542,0.171661&t=k
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 7:27 am

Quoting MattRB (Reply 7):


Quoting RobertS975:
Could also be the former Pease AFB in NH??
Good eye, I think that's it.

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I would have to agree.

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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sat Apr 01, 2006 9:10 am

Thank you guys, it's definitely Pease AFB. The lake and the highway are clearly visible in the photo.

I can recommend you to get a Google Earth placemark folder listing all military airports. Unfortunately I have only one with active airports.
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sun Apr 02, 2006 12:53 am

You know guys it also looks like MYR. Myrtle Beach. I can't really see if the ocean is in the picture because of the window in the way.
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Sun Apr 02, 2006 4:55 am

Quoting B757capt (Reply 10):
You know guys it also looks like MYR. Myrtle Beach

Since when is Myrtle Beach "Somewhere in the north-eastern USA/Canada some minutes/hours before we passed Connecticut/NYC."?
 
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RE: Help Me Identify This Airport, Please!

Tue Apr 04, 2006 8:04 am

Excusme me. I appoligze for not reading the full post.

Quoting Olympus69 (Reply 11):

Way to be a sarcastic jackass. Great monitors/editors we continue to get on this wonderful website.
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