travelin man
Posts: 3204
Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2000 10:04 am

Best Airport To See Classic Wide Bodies

Wed Dec 20, 2000 9:01 am

I just got back from my first ever trip out of Ontario Airport in Southern California, and first of all, it's a great airport! Clean and nice, with plenty of space to grow.

I also noticed how many classic widebodies were taking off and landing. While waiting for my flight I counted 3 747-100s and -200s take off or land, in addition to an L1011, a DC-10, and a DC-8. They were all cargo flights, since I guess Ontario is a significant cargo hub. UPS, Emery, Evergreen, Atlas Air, and a couple others I don't remember (plus a USPS 727).

Anyway, if you're in SoCal and want to see the classic widebodies still in action, this seems like the place to go. It was nice seeing the old birds still flying...

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos