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What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 3:05 am

What airport do you think is the world's "widebody king"??
This is the list to choose from, if you think I have ommitted an airport, let me know.

New York JFK
Newark Intl.
Chicago O'hare
Miami
LAX
Tokyo Heneda/Narita
Hong Kong
Frankfurt
Paris CDG
London Heathrow/Gatwick

Let the battle begin!
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 3:07 am

Don't foget Singapore's Changi Airport and Sydney's Kingsford Smith International Airport.

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 3:09 am

Oops! Add SFO.
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 3:10 am

I would guess that the worlds #1 widebody airport is JFK. Almost every major airline within the range has atleast one route to NY, preferably to JFK. The NY area does also have other airports that can handle single aisle a/c.

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 3:32 am

I doubt it is Kennedy, as Delta and American bring a lot of narrowbodies in there. My guess would be Tokyo, because Japan has a lot of widebody domestic flights, and Asian international flights are done by widebodies.

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 3:37 am

I don't think it's EWR, CO's narrow bodies are too numerous.

I vote for LAX, but have never been to NRT.
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 3:38 am

I would have to say flat out it is Hong Kong... only very few flights are operated by narrowbody aircraft, and most regional flights see widebody service. Tokyo Narita may win for highest percent of OPS with 747s though, I read that at one point 70% of all flights in and out of NRT were flown by 747s.
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 4:01 am

LAX

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 4:47 am


I agree that Hong Kong is probably at or near the top of the list. However, Singapore's Changi Airport must be rather close in that race. It is home to Singapore Airlines which has an all-widebody fleet. Granted, their subsidiary, Silk Air, has an all narrow-bodied fleet but it is a small one. Most of the other carriers in the region send wide-bodies into Changi. I think it's a STATUS thing! Even Malaysian Airlines, sends in some A330's and even some 747-400's from Kuala Lumpur, which is just "up the road". In addition, all of the major, non-regional international carriers send in their heavies as well.

Does anyone else agree?

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 4:49 am

My dad has been to HKG, and NRT.. He says that just about every airplane there is a 747 of some kind.. It has to be one of those two.
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 4:51 am

No doubt that it is HKG.
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 4:55 am

Fact: NRT has the most 747 movements of any airport in the world.

But, HKG might have the record for most widebodies (of any type) -- but I'm not sure about this.

Definitely, it's one of those two Asian airports, since most intra-Asian flights use widebodies, unlike in US or Europe.
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 4:58 am

Hong Kong is not that busy though, maybe it has the highest percent but not the most.

What about London or Frankfurt. They have widebodies to North/South America, Asia, and Africa.

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:02 am

If we're talking about percentages, I still stay that Singapore's Changi Airport is way up there. Check out this website.

http://www.uwcsea.edu.sg/comp/eight/grade8/Gaurav/Changi.htm

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:03 am

I would guess Hong Kong
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:08 am

Gotta go with NRT. I've seen many more A320 family and MD-80 family at HKG!

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:12 am

I think that it is Tokyo.
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:17 am

In my numerous trips to Tokyo-Narita, I have yet to see a single narrow-bodied jetliner there. I'm sure that Haneda has some A320 flights to regional Korean destinations and to Japan, but I think that Narita is the Wide-bodied king.

However, I guess it depends on how you want to define it - % of overall traffic, % of overall pax carried, total A/C movements?
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:27 am

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:40 am

can TPE be considered?
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:41 am

Hello everyone,
I hope this isn't too boring for you, but here is what used to be a typical day at Hong Kong - Kai Tak (in fact, Kai Tak's last day). Gives you an impression of the widebody density.
Best regards...Heinz

05.07.98 Hong Kong - Kai Tak (last day) (< = arrival / > = departure)

B-HOS Boeing 747 467 24850 788 Cathay Pacific (< 07:32)
B-HOX Boeing 747 467 24955 877 Cathay Pacific (< 07:53)
B-HUA Boeing 747 467 25872 930 Cathay Pacific (> 08:03)
HS-TEA Airbus 330 321 50 Thai (> 08:08)
B-HLG Airbus 333 342 118 Cathay Pacific (> 08:11)
B-HSG Airbus 320 232 812 Dragonair (> 08:13)
PH-BFC Boeing 747 406(M) 23982 735 KLM Asia (< 08:14)
B-HXB Airbus 340 313 137 Cathay Pacific (> 08:16)
B-HYD Airbus 330 342 132 Dragonair (> 08:19)
9V-SPF Boeing 747 412 27071 1072 Singapore Airlines (> 08:21)
B-18501 Airbus 300 622R 767 China Airlines (< 08:26)
B-HYU Airbus 320 231 447 Dragonair (> 08:34)
B-1880 Boeing 747 SP-09 22298 445 Mandarin Airlines (< 08:36)
N199UA Boeing 747 422 28717 1126 United (> 08:37)
N406EV Boeing 747 45E (SCD) 27898 1051 Eva Air (< 08:39)
B-HNB Boeing 777 267 27266 18 Cathay Pacific (> 08:40)
B-HNG Boeing 777 367 27505 118 Cathay Pacific (< 08:42)
B-HYB Airbus 330 342 106 Dragonair (> 08:44)
JA8563 Airbus 300 622R 683 JAS (> 08:47)
B-1806 Airbus 300 622R 666 China Airlines (< 08:52)
B-HYV Airbus 320 231 415 Dragonair (> 08:54)
B-2051 Boeing 777 21B 27357 20 China Southern (< 08:56)
B-2468 Boeing 747 4J6(SCD) 28755 1128 Air China (> 08:57)
B-HXC Airbus 340 313 142 Cathay Pacific (< 08:59)
B-HLF Airbus 330 342 113 Cathay Pacific (< 09:02)
HL7481 Boeing 747 4B5 24621 830 Korean (> 09:09)
OY-KDO Boeing 767 383(ER) 24849 330 SAS (< 09:11)
B-HLC Airbus 330 342 99 Cathay Pacific (< 09:15)
B-HNC Boeing 777 267 27263 28 Cathay Pacific (> 09:17)
JA8266 Boeing 767 346 23966 191 Japan Asia (> 09:21)
B-2525 Boeing 737 3Y0 24918 2087 China Southern (< 09:23)
B-HSE Airbus 320 232 784 Dragonair (> 09:24)
N856FT Boeing 747 132F (SCD) 19897 82 Polar Air Cargo (> 09:30)
B-1810 Airbus 300 B4-220 179 China Airlines (< 09:34)
N754PR Boeing 747 469 (SCD) 27663 1068 Philippine Airlines (< 09:37)
B-HYC Airbus 330 342 111 Dragonair (< 09:39)
N667US Boeing 747 451 24222 799 Northwest (> 09:41)
N8888B Airbus 300 622R 677 China Airlines (< 09:43)
B-HVZ Boeing 747 267F 23864 687 Cathay Pacific Cargo (> 09:45)
B-2825 Boeing 757 21B 25890 585 China Southern (< 09:47)
N104UA Boeing 747 422 26902 1141 United (< 09:52)
N31030 Lockheed 1011 385-1-15 1111 American Trans Air (> 09:54)
G-CIVE Boeing 747 436 27350 1050 British Airways (< 09:56)
B-HYS Airbus 320 231 430 Dragonair (> 09:57)
B-194 Airbus 300 B4-220 221 China Airlines (< 09:59)
B-18501 Airbus 300 622R 767 China Airlines (> 10:00)
HS-TEC Airbus 330 321 62 Thai International (< 10:02)
N480EV Boeing 747 121 (SF) 20348 106 Evergreen (> 10:04)
N583FE MDD MD11 F 48421 452 Federal Express (> 10:06)
B-1880 Boeing 747 SP-09 22298 445 Mandarin Airlines (> 10:08)
N190UA Boeing 747 422 26879 973 United (> 10:10)
PP-VPO MDD MD11 48500 493 Varig (< 10:13) (ex EI-CDJ)
B-HOU Boeing 747 467 24925 834 Cathay Pacific (> 10:15)
JA8535 Douglas DC10 40 46662 230 JAL (> 10:17)
B-2360 Airbus 320 214 772 China Eastern (< 10:19)
B-HXA Airbus 340 313 136 Cathay Pacific (> 10:20)
N619FE MDD MD11 F 48770 607 Federal Express (> 10:23)
N406EV Boeing 747 45E 27898 1051 EVA Air (> 10:25)
B-HXD Airbus 340 313 147 Cathay Pacific (> 10:27)
B-2443 Boeing 747 4J6 25881 957 Air China (< 10:30)
B-2051 Boeing 777 21B 27357 20 China Southern (> 10:32)
B-1886 Boeing 747 209B 22446 519 China Airlines (< 10:33)
B-HXI Airbus 340 313 220 Cathay Pacific (> 10:35)
B Boeing 747 Cathay Pacific (< 10:36)
B-1806 Airbus 300 622R 666 China Airlines (> 10:38)
N106UA Boeing 747 451 26474 988 United Airlines (< 10:40)
B-HYT Airbus 320 231 443 Dragonair (> 10:41)
B-2352 Airbus 320 232 720 China Southern (< 10:43)
D-ABVC Boeing 747 430 24288 757 Lufthansa (< 10:45)
B-1864 Boeing 747 209B(SF) 21454 322 China Airlines Cargo (> 10:47)
B-2262 MDD MD90 30 53585 2224 China Eastern (< 10:50)
B-HXC Airbus 340 313 142 Cathay Pacific (> 10:51)
B-HOS Boeing 747 467 24850 788 Cathay Pacific (> 10:53)
B-HNH Boeing 777 367 27504 136 Cathay Pacific (> 10:55)
B-2381 Airbus 340 313 131 China Eastern (< 10:58)
B-2525 Boeing 737 3Y0 24918 2087 China Southern (> 10:59)
B-HLF Airbus 330 342 113 Cathay Pacific (> 11:01)
HL7525 Airbus 330 322 219 Korean Air (< 11:03)
B-HNG Boeing 777 367 27505 118 Cathay Pacific (> 10:05)
OY-KDO Boeing 767 383 (ER) 24849 330 SAS (> 10:08)
V8-RBK Boeing 767 33A (ER) 25536 504 Royal Brunei (< 11:11)
C-FYLG Airbus 340 313 175 Air Canada (> 11:12)
B-2308 Airbus 300 605R 532 China Eastern (< 11:14)
B-HIK Boeing 747 367 23534 659 Cathay Pacific (> 11:15)
B-2581 Boeing 737 3J6 25081 2263 Air China (< 11:17)
B-HSD Airbus 320 232 756 Dragonair (> 11:18)
HL7414 Boeing 747 48E (SCD) 25452 892 Asiana (< 11:20)
B-1810 Airbus 300 B4-220 179 China Airlines (> 11:22)
B-2828 Boeing 757 25C 25899 565 Xiamen Airlines (< 11:24)
B-2825 Boeing 757 21B 25890 585 China Southern (> 11:25)
9V-SMT Boeing 747 412 27137 990 Singapore Airlines (> 11:27)
HS-TGH Boeing 747 4D7 24458 769 Thai International (< 11:29)
N8888B Airbus 300 622R 677 China Airlines (> 11:31)
B-HIF Boeing 747 267B 23048 582 Cathay Pacific (< 11:33)
B-HYC Airbus 330 342 111 Dragonair (> 11:34)
B-2817 Boeing 757 21B 25258 389 China Southern (> 11:36)
B-HID Boeing 747 267B 22530 531 Cathay Pacific (> 11:38)
B-196 Airbus 300 B4-220 232 China Airlines (< 11:40)
JA8531 Douglas DC10 40 46923 216 JAL (> 11:41)
VT-EGA Boeing 747 237B 21993 414 Air India (> 11:43)
N754PR Boeing 747 469 (M) 27663 1068 Philippine Airlines (> 11:44)
B-2382 Airbus 340 313 141 China Eastern (< 11:46)
HS-TEC Airbus 330 321 62 Thai International (> 11:48)
B-2360 Airbus 320 214 772 China Eastern (> 11:50)
C-GMWW Boeing 747 475 24883 823 Canadian (> 11:51)
B-194 Airbus 300 B4-220 221 China Airlines (> 11:52)
PH-BFC Boeing 747 406(M) 23982 735 KLM Asia (> 11:54)
F-OGYT Airbus 310 325 (ET) 660 Aeroflot (< 11:57)
G-CIVE Boeing 747 436 27350 1050 British Airways (> 11:59)
B-HYV Airbus 320 231 415 Dragonair (< 12:02)
N104UA Boeing 747 422 26902 1141 United Airlines (> 12:04)
HS-TEE Airbus 330 321 65 Thai International (< 12:06)
B-1886 Boeing 747 209B 22446 519 China Airlines (> 12:07)
B-2350 Airbus 320 232 712 China Southern (< 12:09)
B-HLK Airbus 330 342 17 Cathay Pacific (< 12:12)
B-2352 Airbus 320 232 720 China Southern (> 12:13)
B-2139 MDD MD82 49523 1724 China Northern (< 12:17)
B-2262 MDD MD90 30 53585 2224 China Eastern (< 12:18)
B-HNB Boeing 777 267 27266 18 Cathay Pacific (< 12:20)
B-18202 Boeing 747 409 28710 1132 China Airlines (< 12:23)
JA8543 Douglas DC10 40 47826 313 JAL (< 12:26)
B-HLG Airbus 330 342 118 Cathay Pacific (< 12:30)
S7-ASF Airbus 320 214 611 Vietnam Airlines (< 12:35)
B-2381 Airbus 340 313 131 China Eastern (> 12:37)
N920FT Boeing 747 249F(SCD) 22237 460 Polar Air Cargo (> 12:41)
B-2443 Boeing 747 4J6 25881 957 Air China (> 12:43)
B-HYE Airbus 330 342 177 Dragonair (< 12:45)
V8-RBK Boeing 767 33A (ER) 25536 504 Royal Brunei (> 12:47)
JA8980 Boeing 767 346 28837 673 JAL (< 12:48)
VH-OGB Boeing 767 338 (ER) 24316 242 Qantas (< 12:50)
9V-SMC Boeing 747 412 24063 736 Singapore (< 12:53)
N105UA Boeing 747 451 26473 985 United Airlines (> 12:56)
JA8537 Douglas DC10 40 46967 265 JAL (< 13:00)
HL7414 Boeing 747 48E (SCD) 25452 892 Asiana (> 13:02)
B-HII Boeing 747 367 23221 615 Cathay Pacific (< 13:04)
HS-TGH Boeing 747 4D7 24458 769 Thai International (> 13:06)
B-HOL Boeing 747 367 23709 671 Cathay Pacific (< 13:07)
B-2581 Boeing 737 3J6 25081 2263 Air China (> 13:08)
HL7405 Boeing 747 2B5F (SCD) 24195 718 Korean Air Cargo (< 13:11)
JA8910 Boeing 747 446 26355 1024 JAL (< 13:13)
B-HLA Airbus 330 342 71 Cathay Pacific (> 13:14)
B-HLD Airbus 330 342 102 Cathay Pacific (< 13:17)
B-HOO Boeing 747 467 23814 705 Cathay Pacific (< 13:19)
B-HMD Boeing 747 2L5B (F) 22105 435 Air Hong Kong (< 13:21)
B-196 Airbus 300 B4-220 232 China Airlines (> 13:22)
B-2828 Boeing 757 25C 25899 565 Xiamen Airlines (> 13:24)
HL7525 Airbus 330 322 219 Korean Airlines (> 13:26)
JA703A Boeing 777 281 27034 81 All Nippon (< 13:28)
B-HYV Airbus 320 231 415 Dragonair (> 13:30)
B-HLI Airbus 330 342 155 Cathay Pacific (< 13:21)
B-2350 Airbus 320 232 712 China Southern (> 13:22)
D-ABVC Boeing 747 430 24288 757 Lufthansa (> 13:34)
N619US Boeing 747 251F (SCD) 21321 308 Northwest Cargo (< 13:36)
HS-TEE Airbus 330 321 65 Thai International (> 13:38)
B-HLE Airbus 330 342 109 Cathay Pacific (< 13:40)
B-HYB Airbus 330 342 106 Dragonair (< 13:46)
B-HI. Boeing 747 200 Cathay Pacific (< 13:50)
B-HLC Airbus 330 342 99 Cathay Pacific (< 13:54)
F-OGYT Airbus 310 325 (ET) 660 Aeroflot (> 13:56)
JA8132 Boeing 747 246F 21681 382 JAL Cargo (< 13:58)
HS-TJC Boeing 777 2D7 27728 44 Thai International (< 14:01)
N618US Boeing 747 251F (SCD) 21122 269 Northwest Cargo (< 14:02)
B-2308 Airbus 300 605R 532 China Eastern (> 14:04)
HS-TJE Boeing 777 2D7 27730 89 Thai International (< 14:05)
B-HLG Airbus 330 342 118 Cathay Pacific (> 14:06)
HB-IWM MDD MD11 48457 498 Swissair (< 14:07)
B-HON Boeing 747 367 24215 709 Cathay Pacific (< 14:10)
B-HLK Airbus 330 342 17 Cathay Pacific (> 14:12)
JA8976 Boeing 767 346 27659 667 Japan Asia (< 14:13)
B-2817 Boeing 757 21B 25258 389 China Southern (> 14:14)
B-18202 Boeing 747 409 28710 1132 China Airlines (> 14:17)
B-HLI Airbus 330 342 155 Cathay Pacific (< 14:18)
C-GMWW Boeing 747 475 24883 823 Canadian (> 14:19)
B-HXB Airbus 340 313 137 Cathay Pacific (< 14:21)
B-2382 Airbus 340 313 141 China Eastern (> 14:23)
N8888B Airbus 300 622R 677 China Airlines (< 14:25)
B-HYE Airbus 330 342 177 Dragonair (> 14:26)
B-HSG Airbus 320 232 756 Dragonair (< 14:27)
9V-SMC Boeing 747 412 24063 736 Singapore Airlines (> 14:29)
9M-MPL Boeing 747 4H6 28428 1150 Malaysian Airlines (< 14:31)
B-HUG Boeing 747 467 25870 1007 Cathay Pacific (> 14:32)
B-2139 MDD MD82 49523 1724 China Northern (> 14:34)
B-HIF Boeing 747 267B 23048 582 Cathay Pacific (> 14:36)
VH-OGB Boeing 767 338 (ER) 24316 242 Qantas (> 14:37)
JA704A Boeing 777 281 27035 131 All Nippon (< 14:40)
JA8537 Douglas DC10 40 46967 265 JAL (> 14:42)
B-HLA Airbus 330 342 71 Cathay Pacific (< 14:46)
B-HIB Boeing 747 267B 22149 466 Cathay Pacific (< 14:49 / "Spirit of Hong Kong")
B-2133 MDD M82 49517 1633 China Eastern (< 14:52)
B-HLI Airbus 330 342 155 Cathay Pacific (> 14:53)
B-HYD Airbus 330 342 132 Dragonair (< 14:54)
JA8543 Douglas DC10 40 47826 313 JAL (> 14:56)
B-HXE Airbus 340 313 157 Cathay Pacific (< 14:58)
PK-GPC Airbus 330 341 140 Garuda (< 15:00)
JA8910 Boeing 747 446 26355 1024 JAL (> 15:02)
B-HNA Boeing 777 267 27265 14 Cathay Pacific (< 15:04)
B-HLD Airbus 330 342 102 Cathay Pacific (> 15:07)
B-HYT Airbus 320 231 443 Dragonair (< 15:09)
S7-ASF Airbus 320 214 611 Vietnam Airlines (> 15:10)
B-HXD Airbus 340 313 147 Cathay Pacific (< 15:14)
B-HOL Boeing 747 367 23709 671 Cathay Pacific (> 15:15)
N584FE MDD MD11 F 48436 483 Federal Express (< 15:21)
A40-GJ Boeing 767 3P6 (ER) 24495 267 Gulf Air (< 15:24)
G-VSUN Airbus 340 313 114 Virgin Atlantic (< 15:26)
B-HOM Boeing 747 367 23920 690 Cathay Pacific (> 15:27)
S7-ASE Airbus 320 214 607 Vietnam Airlines (< 15:29)
JA703A Boeing 777 281 27034 81 All Nippon Airlines (> 15:31)
B-HIJ Boeing 747 367 23392 634 Cathay Pacific (< 15:32)
B-HII Boeing 747 367 23221 615 Cathay Pacific (> 15:34)
HB-IWM MDD MD11 48457 498 Swissair (> 15:36)
B-HOX Boeing 747 467 24955 877 Cathay Pacific (> 15:38)
JA8980 Boeing 767 346 28837 673 JAL (> 15:39)
N8888B Airbus 300 622R 677 China Airlines (> 15:41)
JA8976 Boeing 767 346 27659 667 Japan Asia (> 15:43)
HS-TJE Boeing 777 2D7 27730 89 Thai International (> 15:45)
HS-TJC Boeing 777 2D7 27728 44 Thai International (> 15:47)
B-2468 Boeing 747 4J6 28755 1128 Air China (< 15:48)
HL7405 Boeing 747 2B5F (SCD) 24195 718 Korean Air Cargo (> 15:50)
B-HXB Airbus 340 313 137 Cathay Pacific (> 15:51)
B-HYB Airbus 330 342 106 Dragonair (> 15:53)
B-HLE Airbus 330 342 109 Cathay Pacific (< 15:55)
B-1804 Airbus 300 622R 536 China Airlines (< 15:59)
B-HLJ Airbus 330 342 12 Cathay Pacific (> 16:01)
B-1880 Boeing 747 SP-09 22298 445 Mandarin Airlines (< 16:04)
B-2238 Fokker 100 11423 China Eastern (< 16:07)
9M-MPL Boeing 747 4H6 28428 1150 MAS (> 16:09)
N666US Boeing 747 451 23821 742 Northwest (< 16:11)
B-HLH Airbus 330 342 121 Cathay Pacific (> 16:13)
G-BNLZ Boeing 747 436 British Airways (< 16:15)
B-HND Boeing 777 267 27264 31 Cathay Pacific (> 16:16)
B-2326 Airbus 300 605R 754 China Eastern (< 16:19)
B-HYD Airbus 330 342 132 Dragonair (> 16:20)
JA8132 Boeing 747 246F 21681 382 JAL Cargo (> 16:22)
B-2256 MDD MD90 30 53582 2198 China Eastern (< 16:24)
B-2133 MDD MD82 49517 1633 China Eastern (> 16:28)
PP-VPO MDD MD11 48500 493 Varig (> 16:30) (ex EI-CDJ / GA)
F-GISB Boeing 747 428 (M) 25302 884 Air France (< 16:31)
B-HYT Airbus 320 231 443 Dragonair (> 16:33)
B-HYC Airbus 330 342 111 Dragonair (< 16:35)
PK-GPC Airbus 333 341 140 Garuda (> 16:36)
B-HNB Boeing 777 267 27266 18 Cathay Pacific (< 16:38)
B-2302 Airbus 310 222 320 China Northwest (< 16:40)
B-HSF Airbus 320 232 816 Dragonair (> 16:41)
B-HSG Airbus 320 232 812 Dragonair (> 16:42)
B-194 Airbus 300 B4-220 221 China Airlines (< 16:43)
B-HNA Boeing 777 267 27265 14 Cathay Pacific (> 16:45)
9V-SPF Boeing 747 412 27071 1072 Singapore Airlines (< 16:46)
I-DUPU MDD MD11 48430 508 Alitalia (< 16:50)
B-HOP Boeing 747 467 23815 728 Cathay Pacific (< 16:52)
JA704A Boeing 777 281 27035 131 All Nippon Airways (> 16:54)
B-2257 MDD MD90 30 53583 2200 China Eastern (< 16:56)
B-HON Boeing 747 367 24215 709 Cathay Pacific (> 16:57)
F-BPVY Boeing 747 Air France Cargo (< 16:59)
B-HIB Boeing 747 267B 22149 466 Cathay Pacific (> 17:01)
B-HNG Boeing 777 367 27505 118 Cathay Pacific (< 17:03)
B-HIA Boeing 747 267B 21966 446 Cathay Pacific (> 17:04)
C-GCPI Douglas DC10 30 (ER) 48296 370 Canadian (< 17:06) ('F/N 907')
B-HOO Boeing 747 467 23814 705 Cathay Pacific (> 17:07)
S7-ASA Airbus 320 214 590 Vietnam Airlines (< 17:09)
B-2929 Boeing 737 31B 27343 2619 China Southern (< 17:12)
B-2817 Boeing 757 21B 25258 389 China Southern (< 17:15)
B-HLA Airbus 330 342 71 Cathay Pacific (< 17:17)
A40-GJ Boeing 767 3P6 (ER) 24495 267 Gulf Air (> 17:18)
B-HYS Airbus 320 231 430 Dragonair (< 17:20)
N676UP Boeing 747 123 (SF) 20101 57 UPS (< 17:22)
B-1880 Boeing 747 SP-09 22298 445 Mandarin Airlines (> 17:24)
B-HVY Boeing 747 236F 22306 480 Cathay Pacific Cargo (< 17:25)
B-2236 Fokker 100 11430 China Eastern (> 17:26)
B-2353 Airbus 320 232 722 China Southern (< 17:29)
B-HYE Airbus 330 342 177 Dragonair (< 17:32)
HS-TEE Airbus 330 321 65 Thai International (< 17:35)
S7-ASE Airbus 320 214 607 Vietnam Airlines (> 17:36)
C-GBQM Airbus 340 313 216 Air Canada (< 17:39) ('F/N 907')
N619US Boeing 747 251F (SCD) 21321 308 Northwest Cargo (> 17:40)
B-2381 Airbus 340 313 131 China Eastern (< 17:42)
B-2256 MDD MD90 30 53582 2198 China Eastern (> 17:43)
HS-TED Airbus 330 321 64 Thai International (< 17:46)
B-1804 Airbus 300 622R 536 China Airlines (> 17:48)
B-HYU Airbus 320 231 447 Dragonair (< 17:51)
B-194 Airbus 300 B4-220 221 China Airlines (> 17:52)
N8888P Airbus 300 622R 555 China Airlines (< 17:57)
B-HYC Airbus 330 342 111 Dragonair (> 17:58)
B-HYV Airbus 320 231 415 Dragonair (< 18:01)
B-2326 Airbus 300 605R 754 China Eastern (> 18:02)
VH-INJ Boeing 747 312 23029 590 Ansett Australia (< 18:04) ("Sydney 2000" - c/s)
B-2302 Airbus 310 222 320 China Northwest (> 18:06)
B-HSD Airbus 320 232 756 Dragonair (< 18:08)
9V-SPF Boeing 747 412 27071 1072 Singapore Airlines (> 18:09)
B-2596 Boeing 737 31B 27151 2437 China Southern (< 18:11)
B-2468 Boeing 747 4J6 (SCD) 28755 1128 Air China (> 18:13)
N185UA Boeing 747 422 25395 919 United Airlines (< 18:15)
B-1886 Boeing 747 209B 22446 51^9 China Airlines (< 18:18)
B-2257 MDD MD90 30 53583 2200 China Eastern (> 18:19)
B-2929 Boeing 737 31B 27343 2619 China Southern (> 18:20)
B Boeing 737 China Southern (< 18:22)
B-2817 Boeing 757 21B 25258 389 China Southern (> 18:26)
VH-OGK Boeing 767 338 (ER) 25316 397 Qantas (< 18:29)
B-HYS Airbus 320 231 430 Dragonair (> 18:30)
N178UA Boeing 747 422 24385 820 United Airlines (< 18:32)
VH-OJB Boeing 747 438 24373 746 Qantas (< 18:38) ("Wunala Dreaming")
S7-ASA Airbus 320 214 590 Vietnam Airlines (> 18:40)
9V-SMJ Boeing 747 412 25068 852 Singapore Airlines (< 18:45)
B-2051 Boeing 777 21B 27357 20 China Southern (< 18:48)
HS-TEE Airbus 330 321 65 Thai International (> 18:52)
B-HUB Boeing 747 467 25873 937 Cathay Pacific (< 18:54)
N584FE MDD MD11 F 48436 483 Federal Express (< 18:57)
B-HLF Airbus 330 342 113 Cathay Pacific (< 18:58)
B-2353 Airbus 320 232 722 China Southern (> 18:59)
B-2347 Airbus 320 232 705 China Southern (< 19:03)
N8888B Airbus 300 622R 677 China Airlines (< 19:06)
B-HIJ Boeing 747 367 23392 634 Cathay Pacific (> 19:07)
VT-EBA Boeing 747 Air India (< 19:09)
B Airbus 300 China Airlines (< 19:11)
B-2381 Airbus 340 313 131 China Eastern (> 19:13)
B-1806 Airbus 300 622R 666 China Airlines (< 19:15)
OE-LA. Boeing 767 Lauda Air (< 19:18)
B-HNG Boeing 777 367 27505 118 Cathay Pacific (> 19:20)
B-HYT Airbus 320 231 443 Dragonair (< 19:21)
F-BPVY Boeing 747 228B 21745 370 Air France Cargo (> 19:23)
B-2382 Airbus 340 313 141 China Eastern (< 19:25)
B-HYV Airbus 320 231 415 Dragonair (> 19:26)
N754PR Boeing 747 469 (SCD) 27663 1068 Philippine Airlines (< 19:28)
N666US Boeing 747 451 23821 742 Northwest (> 19:29)
B-HL. Airbus 330 Cathay Pacific (< 19:31)
C-GCPI Douglas DC10 30 (ER) 48296 370 Canadian (> 19:33)
HS-TG. Boeing 747 Thai International (< 19:36)
HS-TED Airbus 330 321 64 Thai International (> 19:37)
B-2549 Boeing 737 5Y0 25183 2218 China Southern (< 19:39)
B-2... Boeing 737 300 China Southern (> 19:40)
B-HL. Airbus 330 Cathay Pacific (< 19:42)

After this, it was too dark. Regs could not be read any more...
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 5:44 am

What about ATL, world's busiest airport
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 7:28 am

ATL is the world's busiest but think of DL's 737s, MD-80s, 727s and 757s. Definitely NOT ATL, sorry.
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 9:34 am

Ok, I read throught that list, 2 questions: What was a Varig MD-11 doing there? What was the ATA Tristar doing there?

Ok maybe an ATA charter but does Varig charter planes? I don't think so...
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 10:44 am

I read in a Travel magazine.....

"The worlds ten busiest international airports......
....They are in order of large jets handled daily"
Narita
Heathrow
Hong Kong
Los Angeles
Singapore
JFK
Bangkok
Frankfurt
Tapei
Sydney
I dont know what they mean by "large Jets" though.........

Theres a few interesting ones though, Taipei???

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 11:36 am

MCO, DFW, BOS
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 12:10 pm

Without a doubt, either Tokyo Narita (NRT) or Osaka Kansai (KIX). Both of them are the dedicated international airports of their respective cities. I'm hard pressed to think of anyone flying single-aisle aircraft into those two airports.

As for Hong Kong, with the Dragonair base (with all their A320's and 321's) and all those Chinese airlines (737's, A320's, MD80/90's, 757's), they effectively "dilute" the concentration of widebodies. The same can be said of SIN (being the base of Silkair).

Most of the other major airports around the world also handle a considerable amount of domestic flights using small aircraft.

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NW-ELITE

Fri Jun 08, 2001 2:50 pm

As much as I would like to see MCO lead widebodies, I'm sorry to say it isnt anywhere near the top  Sad

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 7:33 pm

MCO has a lot of 757,737, and other narrow body aircraft so I dont think they are the wide body kings at all . I would think Narita would take that prize.
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 9:57 pm

I'm guessing that it is Narita.
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Narita

Fri Jun 08, 2001 10:00 pm

Last Time I was there I dont think I saw anything that wasn't a wide body....

Jer
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Fri Jun 08, 2001 10:06 pm

BOS isn't even close.

American - 767 (4x daily), 763 (1x daily), A300 (6x daily)
Delta - 762 (2x daily), 763 (5x daily)
United - 763 (2x daily)
British Airways - 747 (3x daily)
Lufthansa - A343, 747
Olympic - A343 (2x weekly)
Northwest - D13 (2x daily)
Virgin - 747 (1x daily)

However, BOS is overrun with 757s and 737s.

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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Sat Jun 09, 2001 2:22 am

I would say either Heathrow or Narita as far as Widebodies Worldwide. In the US I would say LAX or JFK as they have a high concentration of 747's,777's,767's and all other widebodies as well as alot of widebody movements from the Domestics; UA,AA,DL and NW.
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Sat Jun 09, 2001 2:55 am

During the Kai tak era, Varig Braizian airlines used to fly to HKG using a B744 then a MD-11, Via Jonnasburg, BKK.
The service suspended due to the low load factor in 1998.
 
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RE: What Airport Is The Widebody King?

Sat Jun 09, 2001 3:05 am

My vote's for NRT and HKG.