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More: Airbus A340-313
More: Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM)
More: St. Maarten, May 28, 2006
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F-GLZP (cn 260) The day started out sunny,but soon the clouds moved in and the haze was somewhat of a challenge. Captured as it performs a steep bank out of runway 09 for her return flight homewards to Paris - Canon 30D - Sigma 50-500mm
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A visitor from New Zealand posted Mon October 15, 2012:
Great to see a shot from this end!

A visitor from - posted Sun April 3, 2011:
5 + !!!

A visitor from - posted Mon February 28, 2011:
The photo was taken from the hills which are often seen on the pics taken from the other side of the runway.

The "construction site" at the closer (eastern) end of the runway is a project aimed at extending the runway or at least extend the run-off. At present the runway is too short for a fully loaded, fully fueled 747 to take off directly to Europe. This is the reason why KLM's flight first stops at Curacao before heading to Schipol. Air France, operating the A340 flies directly to CDG.

On the right-hand side of the photo one can clearly see the reason why there is no full-lenght taxi way at SXM. Those are numerous small business premises and it is estimated that it would cost around $1bn to expropiate all of these in order to make space for a taxi-way.

A visitor from - posted Tue March 30, 2010:
I was waiting for a shot like this for few years. And here it is, finally not from the beach :). St. Marteen definitely needed shots from new angle.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri April 11, 2008:
Wow, SXM just keeps fascinating! And while most great pictures of SXM are from the beach side of rw 09, (to me) you have definitely captured one of the greatest shots of SXM. My compliments!

A visitor from Belgium posted Sat June 9, 2007:
Great and unusual shot of Princess Juliana (angle, weather). Plus the A340 is majestic!

A visitor from United States posted Mon August 28, 2006:
Great picture and unusual angle

A visitor from India posted Fri July 7, 2006:
WOW!! Cool shot!

A visitor from Antigua And Barbuda posted Tue June 27, 2006:
Its more than just the shot, its being on the ramp and seeing it takeoff. marvellous!!! I have seen Air France take off quite afew times from SXM and it is always amazing.

A visitor from United States posted Tue June 20, 2006:
WOW this picture is amazing! i really love it, by the ways is there another airplane on final or is it just a ship?

A visitor from Canada posted Sun June 18, 2006:
Awesome!

A visitor from Brazil posted Sun June 18, 2006:
Congrats! Great angle! It looks like there is a construction site just by rwy27 threshold... does anyone know what is that for?

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sun June 18, 2006:
What a fantastic photo!!!! 5 stars

A visitor from India posted Sun June 18, 2006:
Amazing

A visitor from United States posted Sun June 18, 2006:
A rare shot of a heavy leaving a popular airport!!!

A visitor from United States posted Sat June 17, 2006:
Awesome angle.

A visitor from United States posted Sat June 17, 2006:
The general layout of the airport surrounded by marine elements is interesting.

A visitor from Australia posted Sat June 17, 2006:
Great photo! A340 underpowered? I don't think so!

A visitor from Norway posted Sat June 17, 2006:
Nice picture. Is there often cloudy at St. Maarten?

A visitor from United States posted Fri June 16, 2006:
Thanks for sharing this different perspective on SXM.

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