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FLL Spotting

Sat Mar 12, 2005 4:00 pm

Any idea where is good spot in FLL?My friend told me the carpark?Is it good for whole day?
 
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RE: FLL Spotting

Sat Mar 12, 2005 4:33 pm

There are 2 locations at FLL to spot from. One would be the FLL 9L viewing area off perimeter road. The other is the Hibiscus Garage. Both should be OK for spotting all day. The BSO deputies and the Broward County guys all seem to be understanding with spotters.
 
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RE: FLL Spotting

Sat Mar 12, 2005 5:59 pm

Another thing to consider is that if you drive to the parking garage and spot there, you have to pay for the time you are there because you are parking there, so keep that in mind...

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RE: FLL Spotting

Sat Mar 12, 2005 11:30 pm

Question: I heard once that there is a designated area on the parking-garage to watch from... Is that true?

Mike
 
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RE: FLL Spotting

Sat Mar 12, 2005 11:30 pm

Oh, come on, HS-LTA. Just take the 25-minute drive southward to MIA and you'll see a whole lot more!! Big grin

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RE: FLL Spotting

Sun Mar 13, 2005 12:38 am

Quoting IwantaBBJ (Reply 3):
Question: I heard once that there is a designated area on the parking-garage to watch from... Is that true?

Mike

That it is... There are actually big signs saying "Aircraft Viewing Area" on the top of Level 7 on the Hibiscus Garage on the far west side of it on Level 7. They have a few benches up there to sit on, also...
 
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RE: FLL Spotting

Sun Mar 13, 2005 4:05 am

If you're driving to the top of the garage, make sure you use the Long Term entrance, not Short Term. But Long Term is $12/day.
 
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RE: FLL Spotting

Sun Mar 13, 2005 4:14 am

Yes, top of the Hibiscus parking is the place to spot or photograph:

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It's also good when they switch runways, as most airborne planes are not much higher than you are!
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