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But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:55 pm

I recently was chatting with a colleague about airports that we have passed through without ever visiting the city, and I thought it would make a fun question for this forum. For me, the list is fairly short, but I'd imagine that some of our day-trippers and mileage runners might have some fairly long lists. Here is mine:

CDG (1x)
AMS (4x)
YYC (1x)
DTW (4x)
PHX (1x)

So that makes 5 out of a total of 52 airports in my log. I'll give honorable mentions to two other cities that I have visited on road trips, and later connected through the airports, but still "never left the airport" on those flights. Those are DEN and YVR.

[Edited 2013-08-23 07:56:41]
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:43 pm

Hmm, Let's see
DXB (5-6 round-trip stops)
FRA (1 occasion)
HKG (More than a dozen times... SQ Tech stop between US and India)
AMS (1 occasion)
SYD ( 1 occasion, I was on my way from SFO to MEL)
IST (1 occasion)
ICN (Maybe 2-3 times)
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:53 pm

Interesting topic.....

HKG x 2 (on the way to Australia..one stopover/one change of flight)
DXB x 4 (flts to Australia passing through, there and back twice)
BKK x 1 (on the way back from Australia SYD-BKK-DXB)
SIN x 4 (to/from Australia two stopovers/two change of flights)
BLQ x 1 (Blackall, QLD) on route from BNE-LRE
SFO x 1 (change of flights)
GOV x1 (Gove NT, on route from DRW-CNS)
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:14 pm

AMS
FRA
ICN
OGG (weird one...flew HNL-OGG-IAH-BNA instead of direct just to try a HA 717)
PHL
CLT
LAX (been to Orange Co but never LA proper)
MSP
DTW
CVG
PDX (then drove back through Portland on the same trip but never left the freeway so still never been)
IAH
DFW
EWR (been to NYC but never to Jersey)

I think that's all of them.

I also once did the opposite, flew MDW-DTW-BNA-MKL connecting through my own hometown of BNA with a 3 hr layover, so I scheduled my annual appt with my allergy specialist. Landed, rented a car, hustled across town for the appt, then straight back to the airport.
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:50 pm

ORD
SLC
IAH
DEN
ATL

Honorable mentions:
EWR (I've been to New York, but all my flights to EWR were just for connections)
IAD (Same as above -- I've been to Washington, DC on a road trip as a kid, but I've only connected through IAD)
LAX (Technically I left the airport, but only went as far In-N-Out Burger, then back to the airport to catch my connecting flight).
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:03 pm

Are these cities we have NEVER actually visited? Or is it cities we have connected through on one trip but actually visited on another?
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:14 pm

A lot, I would say 50-60 of a total around 200 airports.


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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:21 pm

Quoting zrs70 (Reply 5):

I would say that we keep it to cities that we have never actually visited--Since my original post I've thought of a few more that I could grant honorable mentions to, but I say let's keep it simple. Cities that you have never visited at any time via any airport or other transit method, but you have passed through the airport.

Quoting RamblinMan (Reply 3):
(weird one...flew HNL-OGG-IAH-BNA instead of direct just to try a HA 717)

I don't find it weird at all. I'm flying YYZ-LGA-MSP-BZN soon (rather than the simpler YYZ-MSP-BZN) just to catch the WS 737-600. Remember your audience here.  
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:14 pm

Not that many I usually stay in the cities even if only 24 / 48 hour transit.

ATL
CUR
DTW
DEN
HOG
IAD
MBJ
MSP
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:07 pm

DOH
IAH
BNE
MNL
MSP
DTW
MXP
JNB
GRU
IVC
DUD

To add soon
BWI
IAD
DEN
PDX
EWR
PHX
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:16 pm

hel-CPH-ams
hel-FRA-sin
sin-ZRH-hel
hel-MUC-DXB-bkk
sin-ICN-hel
hel-BRU-lis
bkk-AUH-dub
sin-NRT-hel

Did't left the aircraft:

hel-OPO-aga
aga-GOT-hel
hel-IST-ath
kaj-JOE-hel

[Edited 2013-08-23 15:27:06]
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:37 pm

SLC
DFW
ATL
DFW
IAH

Been through all the above several times as I do quite a bit of cross country flying. Add for international... not much here.

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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:49 pm

Quoting redzeppelin (Reply 7):
Cities that you have never visited at any time via any airport or other transit method, but you have passed through the airport.

I've probably missed a few but those that come to mind:

Canada:

Regina, SK (YQR)
Deer Lake, NL (YDF)
Fort St. John, BC (YXJ)
Grande Prairie, AB (YQU)
Fort Nelson, BC (YYE)
Watson Lake, YT (YQH)
Cambridge Bay, NU (YCB)
Resolute Bay, NU (YRB)
Iqaluit, NU (YFB)
Mont Joli, QC (YYY)
Gaspe, QC (YGP)
Iles de la Madeleine, QC (YGR)

USA:

Anchorage (ANC)
Denver (DEN)
Kansas City (MCI)
Houston (IAH)
San Jose (SJC)
Milwaukee (MKE)
Buffalo (BUF)
Cleveland (CLE)
Detroit (DTW)
Duluth (DLH)
Ironwood (IWD)
Rhinelander (RHI)
Wausau (AUW)
Madison (MSN)
Milwaukee (MKE)
(The last 6 points above, all in Wisconsin except DLH, were intermediate stops on a 6-stop North Central Airlines Convair 580 from YWG to ORD sometime in the 1970s. I flew it nonrev once just for fun as it sounded interesting. A couple of the sectors were only 15 minutes or so.)

Others:

Sal Island, Cape Verde (SID)...when SAA used it as a fuel stop to/from JNB during the Apartheid era.
Adelaide (ADL)...intermediate stop on Ansett flight MEL-PER.
Rotorua, NZ (ROT)...intermediate stop on Fokker F27 AKL-CHC in mid-70s.
Nadi, Fiji (NAN)...intermediate stops between HNL and SYD.
Sao Paulo (CGH)...intermediate stop on Varig A300 EZE-GIG in mid-'80s
Santiago (SCL)...intermediate stop on CP DC-10 YVR-LIM-SCL-EZE in mid-80s.
Caracas (CCS)...extra stop on Varig DC-10 GIG-PTY-LAX in mid-80s due cancellation of a GIG-CCS flight.
Panama City (PTY)...intermediate stop on above flight.
Madrid (MAD)...connections only, never visited.
Genoa (GOA)...weather diversions (twice) due fog at MXP in 1970s.
Bremen (BRE)...intermediate stop on KLM DC-9 AMS-HAM in early '70s.
Nuremberg (NUE)...diversion for fuel 2 years ago on a KLM 737 AMS-MUC due closure of one runway at MUC when SQ 77W went off the runway on landing.
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:16 am

I used to construct great segment runs. Here are my cities:

Des Moines (ORD-DSM-DEN)
Knoxville (ATL-Knoxville-CVG)
Reno (LAX-RNO-SFO)
San Jose (do landside connections between terminals disqualify me?)
South Bend
Eugene, OR
San Antonio
Beijing
Dusseldorf
Oslo
Kansas City
Peoria (ORD-PIA-DEN)
Moline (ORD-MLN-DEN)
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:19 am

IAH (1X)
DFW (2X)
ORD (2X)
CLE (1X)
MDW (1X)
CLT (1X)
IND (1X)
PHX (2X)
MEX (1X)
CUL (1X)
MTY (1X)
BNA (1X)
CVG (1X)
IAD (2X) Haven't been to Dulles,VA  

That's about it.
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:41 am

Interesting topic!

For me it would be mostly some of the major US hubs, as I connected to those several times but never visited the city. It would include:
- ATL
- MSP
- SLC
- DTW
- PHX
- IAH
- LAX
- BWI
(8 out 34 US airports)

In Europe, the list is shorter. I do have a lot of connecting flights in Europe, but I did visit the city of the airport one time or the other. The exceptions are:
- FCO
- MUC
- VCE (yeah, I actually connected to VCE!)
- OSL
- EXT
(5 out of 213 airports)

Only a small number of airports for me in Asia, 7. Of those 7 I only never left CGK. I connected to SIN another 3 times, but I did visit Singapore on an earlier occasion, so that doesn't count.
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:43 am

Very interesting indeed. More interesting is even the reason why people would do that (other than the "regular transit"). My list would be quite long with airports people would not expect transit trough, that was from the time I did a lot of daytrips, same day return on the same aircraft and mileage runs:

LWO (actually never left the plane, it was a stop)
LPA (flew there with DE in order to fly back with IB 340 to MAD, another time with DE to fly back on a DE 767)
PMI (uncountable times with AB in transit)
ZRH (either in transit with LX or not countable times I flew between FRA and ZRH with AB in one day as a mileage run)
FRA (see ZRH)
STN (in transit with AB to BHD, when they used ot have a mini hup there, another time connecting with FR from TLN to HHN)
LHR (twice overnight, once with BA arriving the evning before from CDG connecting to IST, and once arriving with BA from FRA and connecting with LO to WAW, overnight as well, also in transit on a ame flight return at T4 with AF on the A380)
BTS (connecting overnight with defunct Sky Europe from CGN to ORY)
ALC (connecting from FRA with AB to PMI with UX)
BCN (connecting from AB from PMI to Clickair to GVA, as well as with LX from BSL to LH to FRA)
PRG (connecting from F7 from GVA to U2 to MXP as well as with OK from FRA to TLV)
MAD (quite a few times: From PMI with HG to FRA with LA, as well as with JK from BCN to FRA with LH)
VIE (with HG, OS, LH)
FCO (either with HG or quite a few times with AZ)
TXL (with AB)
AYT (with PC from ECN connecting to X3 to FRA, as well as a few other flights, including a transfer by night between both terminals by foot)
RIX (with FR from HHN to BT to Liepaja, but also a few other BT transfers)
URE (same plane turnaround with Avies from TLL)
BRI (same plane turnaround with X3 from MUC)
TLL (transfer from HAJ to TBS with OV as well with Avies to URE)
SZZ, WAW, WRO(connecting with LOT)
NAP (connecting with Intersky from FDH to Skyeurope to BTS)
STR (same flight connecting from/to VIE on HG on a mileage run as well as DUS-TXL)
BGY (interestingly connecting from AB to AB i.e. from DUS to TXL)
OLB (same flight connections with AB and X3)
SHA (well I visited the old airport hotel in the airport, but that's it about the city, was on a overnight transfer arriving from MU from PEK connecting to Shenzhen)
CDG (connecting from JFK to PAR on AF, and once on a hub visit by AF)
AMS (hub visit by KLM, we basically flew there to visit the airport)
SAW (overnight transfer, arriving with Izair from ESB connecting to X3 to FRA)
BDS (just flew there with X3 from FMM and back)
BEG (transiting with JAT to/from SJJ, on the way out I still got to a landside restaurant in a little town next to the airport)
FAO (flew there with HG and back on the same plane (to and from PMI) )
ZAG (connected with OU from DBV to Pula)
ZAD (just a stop, did not even left the plane)
ESB (connecting on Anadolujet from Van to SAW)
SIN (stop with LH on the FRA-CGK flight, as well as from LH from CGK to LH to MUC)
CGK (connecting from Jambi on Batavia to DPS on Lion Air)
JMB (connecting from Batam on Kartika Airways to CGK on Batavia, I left the airport though and walked a few meters down the road to a restaurant)
MUC (connecting with LH from SIN to FRA)
BSL (stop with a plane from now defunct Sky Airways from AYT to FRA)
EWR (in transit from CO from BTV to DL to ATL)
ATL (in transit with DL from EWR to RDU)
BWI (in transit with WN from RDU to EWR)
IAH (in transit from LH from FRA to UA to TPA, but also once with UA from EWR to PTY on UA, but I actually spent the night in an airport hotel next to the freeway, if that counts)
PTY (connecting from IAH with UA to CM to BOG)
BGA (in transit with Avies from BOG to CUC, ate breakfast in a restaurant in front of the airport)
CUC (in transit with Avies from BGA to BOG)
MXP (in transit between AZ from FCO and LH to FRA, as well as SV from JED to LH to FRA)
KIX (flew there and back on the same AZ plane from FCO, had a nice meal)
KWI (connecting from MS from CAI to SV to JED)
JED (7 hours layover with SV from KWI to MXP)
LYS (connecting on AF from STR to FCO)
YOW (on AC from FRA to YYZ)
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:23 pm

for me its;

AMS
AUH
BGI
CDG
MBJ
LTN
SFB

And probably others I've forgotten about!
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:16 pm

International
AKL PPG NAN NOU
SIN BKK DXB KIX
MXP ICN LAX

Papua New Guinea
LAE MADANG RABUAL
KAVEANG GROKA

Domestic
BNE* MKY*
DUBBO CNS*
NORWA
* Have been to city, NOT by air

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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:02 pm

Airport Transfers without visiting the city:
Toronto
St. Louis
Memphis
Houston
San José de Costra Rica
Santa Fe de Bogotá
Manous, Brazil
Miami
Cincinatti
Salt Lake City
Denver
Phoenix
Atlanta
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:35 pm

Not many for me:
CVG
ZRH
DTW
DFW
LHR (been to London twice but arrived and left via LGW and STN)
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:39 pm

Airports visited, city not:

Denver (DEN) - 3x
Detroit (DTW) - many times, just did this again last night
Memphis (MEM) - many times on NW
Salt Lake City (SLC) - 1x
St. Louis (STL) - 2x back in the TWA days!

Did not exit the airport but visited the city some other way:

MDW (all of my Chicago arrivals have been via ORD)
PHL (drove to Philly, only visit to PHL was a connection)
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:42 pm

For me, it's not many.

SLC
AMA (didn't leave the plane)
ECP (didn't leave the plane)
ANF (didn't leave the plane)
CDG (entered France to mail a letter, though I was transferring from a non-Schengen flight to a non-Schengen flight)

Airports I've flown through and visited by car or otherwise

MCI
DFW (all my O&D trips to Dallas have been to DAL)
IAH (all my O&D trips to Houston have been to HOU)
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:23 pm

MSP (14x)
PHX (9x)
AMS (8x)
CDG (3x)
SIN (2x)
NRT (2x)
DEN (3x)
MEM (3x)
SLC (3x)
IAH (2x)
PDX (1x)
 
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Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:42 pm

transit stops en-route, same flight number, no change of a/c:

lhr-ANU-bgi
lhr-NBO-jnb
dur-HRE-lhr
lax-hnl-NAN-akl
hkg-BOM-lhr
man-MUC-dxb-bkk-hkg
gla-inv-KOI-lsi
yyc-YLW-yvr
lhr-HAJ-txl


connecting airports, never visited destination:

SNN
MAN
JNB
CLE
MCI
CLT
ORD
PBI
DTW
TPE
ICN
SGN
 
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Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:11 pm

LGA
JFK
DFW (2X)
PDX (3X)
MCO (2X)
TLH
SLC
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sun Aug 25, 2013 12:17 am

Very short list for me:

ORD
DFW
CGK
SUB
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Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:58 am

BKI
SYD (flying there tonight and staying there for 4 days, ironically)
MEL
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:14 am

Surprisingly small list for me

GLT (visited by car)
DRW
BTU
BKI

I was tempted to put Don Muang but I've visited Bangkok via Suvarnabhumi and passed outside Don Muang by train from Chiang Mai.
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:57 pm

AMS: 2x, 1x same flight, 1x transfer
CMB: 2x, didn't leave aircraft
DXB: 2x, transfer
RUH: 1x. didn't leave aircraft, changed class
TPE: 1x. didn't leave aircraft
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:41 pm

Lots of airports that I've connected in but never flown O&D, but most of them are in cities that I've visited on other occasions by road. The only two places I've connected and never otherwise visited are NRT (at which I have connected three times) and MEL (once).
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:35 pm

WOW, maybe I've been lucky in the ability to schedule direct flights, but there are only two airports I've transited thru, though without actually leaving the airport to spend time in that city, both on many occasions.

ORD in Chicago
VRA in Cuba
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:04 pm

For me it would be:
ATL-2x connected to MKE and BDL
STL-1x connected to MCO
DTW-7x Connections to/from MSP, BDL, MKE, LSE
BWI-1x Connected to MDW
CVG-1x Connected to GRR

I'm kind of surprised my list isn't longer. I had a connection in LAX that ended up being a visit thanks to a missed connection to SYD. I guess MIA could also be on the list as I've only been there for a connection, but ended up visiting via FLL. The DC airports are both also connections but I have visited the city.

Very interesting topic!
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:11 pm

A lot...

FRA
CVG
DTW
DFW (unless you count a night for a mattress run at the Hyatt right at the airport on property)
GEG
RIC (unless you count driving through it)
FAI
ROC
DSM
CAE
PNS
LIT
SAV
IND
ELP
SBP
YUM
DRO
FLG
PSP
GJT
HSV
TLH
BZN
SYR
BHM
ECP
SRQ
MGM
OKC (another drive through but no stops)
RNO (another drive through)
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:28 am

Only two on my list:

HEL
SIN
 
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:56 am

Short list here, too, glad it's not the shortest though!

PHL
PIT
CLT
TPA
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Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:10 am

SAN
MFE
XNA
SNA (Have left other LA area airports)
MSP
FNT
CVG
ATL
MIA
IAD (Have visited DC via DCA)
BOS
YYZ
EZE
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Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:44 am

I drove from Traverse City to GRR to go GRR-CLE-DFW-IAH once. Would the GRR part count since I never got out of the car until I was at the airport.

If not, then I guess only DTW and CLE would count for me.
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:49 pm

ANC, SNA, CMH
SAT, DEN, MSN,
PDX, MEM, BWI,
GSP, FLL, MIA,
BOS, JAX, MSY,
PIT, GSO, CAE
CHA, HSV, LIT,
DHN, ECP, MOB,
GPT, IAD, BUF,
BDL, PHL, RIC,
SAV, CSG, RSW,
NRT, MAD, STR
LYS, BCN, LGW,
FRA, DUB, SNN,
YUL, ZRH,

Tchau

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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:33 pm

HEL
CDG
AMS
VIE
DOH
AUH
DAC
CGP
KEF
HKG
SIN
SYD
TLL
LHR
ARN
FRA
HAM
BRU
MEL

[Edited 2013-08-26 13:36:57]
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:42 pm

MIA (1x)
IAH (1x)
ZRH (3x)
MUC (1x)
FRA (1x)
YYZ (1x)
http://flightdiary.net/CO764. Next Flights: CDG - PEK - HKG, HKG - CTU - CDG
 
cgnnrw
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:50 pm

At first I didn't think I've ever connected without "seeing" the city I was connecting through then I realized it has happened. My list:

ABE
CVG
IDA
OMA
SLC
STL
PHX
CLE
KEF
A330 man.
 
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allrite
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:15 am

Quoting QantasA333 (Reply 34):
Only two on my list:

HEL
SIN

My what a good boy you are. Remember if you enter SIN you are going to HEL.  
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gunsontheroof
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:44 am

Not too many for me. Let's see...

SLC
CVG
DFW
EWR
HNL
CDG
 
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NZ107
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:12 am

Cities never visited but airports visited:

KUL
JFK
NPL

Layovers at airports for cities which I have visited on other occasions:

AMS
LHR
HKG
ORD
SYD
MEL
CBR
WLG
CHC
ZQN
NPE
PMR
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dba4u
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:22 am

FMO
FKB
DUS
PDX
KWI
ACE
CFU
PVK
BJV
BRN
BRU
AMS
BHX
DUB
HEL

Now... That's a longer list than expected!
What's bugging me is that a lot of those places are actually places one should have visited at least once...
 
oly720man
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:26 am

For me, layovers or plane changes at (if my memory is correct)

FRA
DXB
CGK
PIT
ORD
CLE
PIK
CPH
DFW

On other occasions I've changed planes or stopped at CDG, AMS and JFK but have visited the cities on other occasions
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RussianJet
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:09 pm

I can only think of one - DUS.
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Snader
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:59 pm

Most of my flights had connections.

FRA
MUC
CDG
LHR
STN (Been to London once, but that was via LCY.)
IST (On a day-trip AMS-ZRH-IST-MUC-FRA-AMS, over 8 hours of flying to end up back in AMS.)
ZRH

In total I haven't left 7 out of the 25 airports I have visited.
 
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neutrino
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RE: But I Never Left The Airport

Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:21 pm

Just a handful.
ANC
DEL
DXB
TAS
TSV

A little sidetrack but still keeping to the theme of staying on airside:
Who have transited their home airport* before? Meaning you have flown into your base city but continued onto another destination without getting out of the airport.
I have on an occasion flew JKT-SIN but did a last min transit on to KUL. As was often the case, traveled with only hand-carry and bought the SIN-KUL ticket on arrival at the transit counter, so did not go through Immigration.

*place of domicile for at least a year.
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