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rogerbcn
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Spotting Area In BCN

Fri Jun 15, 2007 8:40 pm

Hola!

El Prat de Llobregat, the town where the BCN airport is, has just built a spotting area with resting benches and chairs.

The link to the piece of news in Spanish:

http://www.lavanguardia.es/lv24h/20070615/51362192631.html

Another link containing a spotting video where this area can be seen as well:

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/461616/spotting_in_barcelona/

Salut!

Roger
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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:17 pm

The area by the Military Museum can be quite good as well.
 
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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:23 pm

The area by the Military Museum can be quite good as well.
 
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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:29 pm

This is good news, BCN get's a nice variety of stuff - how do you get there?
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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:11 am

Hola!

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 3):
This is good news, BCN get's a nice variety of stuff - how do you get there?

Directions as far as I know you riv to th town of El Prat and get into the 'Avinguda Remolar' towards the beach, right after the cemetery when the road starts bordering the airport you will find the area to spot planes. You can follow the road and once you cross the third runaway you can see the planes taking off.

Salut!

Roger
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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:15 am

Thanks Roger, must plan a long weekend there sometime.

Regards

Mark
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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:29 am

Hi roger!

Was you who post the comment below the article in La Vanguardia? I tried to post another comment, but that "type this code" stuff, didn't allow me to post.

I tried to say that I find this more or less useless, I preferred to be stand up some years ago. Now with two fences, is impossible to see touchdown, neither airplanes parked inside. Or better... who remember when BCN had spectators terrace... ahhhhhhh!

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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:39 am

Hola Miquel!

Quoting Mighluss (Reply 6):
Was you who post the comment below the article in La Vanguardia?

No, it was not me.... but I used it to give directions.

Yes I totally agree with you. I remember when I was a kid going to the airport terrace frequently. My father used to travel a lot and then I waved goodbye to him when the planes he was on took off. We did as well used our handkerchiefs to say goodbye or greet my aunt when she was coming/leaving from/for Canada.... great times those were.

Salut!

Roger
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RE: Spotting Area In BCN

Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:43 am

Hola BA319-131!

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 5):
must plan a long weekend there sometime

Whenever... you are very much welcome!

Salut!

Roger
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