timz
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Old Terminal At SYD?

Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:31 pm

You can sort of see the old terminal in this pic

http://www.flickr.com/photos/berniep/5080896668/sizes/l/

Somebody said it still exists-- is it the bldg at 33.9331 S 151.1780 E?

http://goo.gl/maps/adYsc

[Edited 2012-11-03 13:32:14]
 
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RE: Old Terminal At SYD?

Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:04 pm

This is SYD's second control tower built in about 1941
http://www.zipworld.com.au/~frankp/oldtowers/
It's still there, but easy to miss from the road. It's sort of been incorporated into the QANTAS T3
 
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RE: Old Terminal At SYD?

Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:19 pm

It's still there and will need to be incorporated in the master plan... From memory the building has been historical listed therefore can't be demolished...

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RE: Old Terminal At SYD?

Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:29 pm

Sort of on the subject, can anyone point me to any photos of the the 1970s TAA terminal, painted dark blue overall with the gate lounges bright colours?

That's how I remember it, anyway.

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RE: Old Terminal At SYD?

Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:10 pm

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RE: Old Terminal At SYD?

Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:16 pm

The NNW-SSE runway in the 1943 aerial looks to be maybe 1000-1200 ft from the terminal? So the present 16R is west of that line? Maybe the parallel taxiway is on the line of the old runway?

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