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jetjack74
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Freighters At Passenger Gates

Wed Sep 06, 2006 11:54 am

Last night, as we were taxiing to our gate here at NRT, as we rolled past gates 35, 36, and 40, and 42, there were 2 NWA Cargo, and 2 NCA 747 freighters parked at passenger gates. What reason would they parked there? The cargo terminals looked to have plenty of space, as well as the ramp area near the hangers where they're usually parked if not at the cargo area. Anyone know why they were parked there? Just curious.
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RE: Freighters At Passenger Gates

Wed Sep 06, 2006 11:55 am

Do they possibly do PAX charters like UPS used to do? Or maybe it was a AMC charter?
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RE: Freighters At Passenger Gates

Wed Sep 06, 2006 11:57 am

Perhaps some ramp construction was happening in cargo terminal area. Just a wild uninformed guess..
 
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RE: Freighters At Passenger Gates

Wed Sep 06, 2006 1:10 pm

Probably repositioned due some Work in the Cargo Tarmac Area & would be shifted prior to Loading ops.
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RE: Freighters At Passenger Gates

Wed Sep 06, 2006 1:11 pm

Also, JJ, were there jet bridges attached or stairs?
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RE: Freighters At Passenger Gates

Sun Sep 10, 2006 12:05 pm

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 4):
Also, JJ, were there jet bridges attached or stairs?

The jetbridges were attached to the NCA 744's, and the rotating amber light underneath the jetway flashing at the gate of the NWA Cargo 747's
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