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by wxtech
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA posts preliminary 2018 passenger boarding data for all US airports
Replies: 17
Views: 3625

Re: FAA posts preliminary 2018 passenger boarding data for all US airports

iyerhari wrote:
Prost wrote:
Seattle is still growing pretty fast at 6.12%, quicker than GDP growth.

BOS is growing at 6.67%. IAH and MCO > 7% also standout.


IAH was down in 2017 partly due to Hurricane Harvey....same goes for HOU. So part of that increase is due to that.

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by wxtech
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2068
Views: 362058

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Anything new/upcoming for IAH? Looking at the stats so far for calendar year 2019 looks like 45 million pax is within reach.

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by wxtech
Sat May 18, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN and DFW
Replies: 36
Views: 5059

Re: WN and DFW

I imagine that - like their arrangement with UA at ORD - WN has a deal with somebody at DFW to handle any diversions. I don't know who that somebody is but others might. It's somewhat less of an issue at IAH and DFW than at ORD because HOU and DAL have more runway length than MDW. And at other airp...

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by wxtech
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/31/3019:AV Pulls More Routes;DL Drops SLC-ELP;G4 Adds Intl?;UA Bulks Up 2nd Tier SFO Transcons
Replies: 96
Views: 14072

Re: OAG Changes 3/31/3019:AV Pulls More Routes;DL Drops SLC-ELP;G4 Adds Intl?;UA Bulks Up 2nd Tier SFO Transcons

Having lived in ELP for nearly 20 years and not a native I can tell you ELP is unique in terms of buying tickets. Could be airline, sports, or concerts...the first tickets to sell out are the cheapest ones. Last minute walk up only have premium tickets left. Never lived anywhere else that was like t...

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by wxtech
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Q1 All New US Routes
Replies: 12
Views: 2020

Re: Q1 All New US Routes

Outstanding!

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by wxtech
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH - Rwy 9 for Landings?
Replies: 12
Views: 1578

Re: IAH - Rwy 9 for Landings?

RWY 27 departures are pretty rare, usually after a cold front. As for 9 arrivals its more common than 27 departures but still not typical.

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by wxtech
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 busiest US airports 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 3780

Re: Top 10 busiest US airports 2018

Thanks for posting this! Do you have a link to the article?

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by wxtech
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA
Replies: 81
Views: 15521

Re: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA

Here is the WX at the time of the accident: KFUL 032153Z 23006KT 10SM SCT022 BKN041 OVC050 15/11 A2988 RMK AO2 RAE2057 SLP118 P0000 T01500106 FULLERTON AIRPORT TIME 2153 ZULU TIME WIND FROM 230 DEGREES AT 6 KNOTS VISIBILITY 10 STATUTE MILES SKY CONDITION SCATTERED CLOUDS TWO THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FE...

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by wxtech
Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boise, Idaho (BOI) 2018 numbers
Replies: 26
Views: 2649

Re: Boise, Idaho (BOI) 2018 numbers

Yeah I thought it would be ATL.

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by wxtech
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boise, Idaho (BOI) 2018 numbers
Replies: 26
Views: 2649

Re: Boise, Idaho (BOI) 2018 numbers

Looks like IAH is the longest N/S flight from BOI. I found that to be surprising.

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by wxtech
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boise, Idaho (BOI) 2018 numbers
Replies: 26
Views: 2649

Re: Boise, Idaho (BOI) 2018 numbers

I guess I am one of the eight. Appreciate the post.

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by wxtech
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winter Storm Eboni Causes Disruptions at IAH and DFW
Replies: 46
Views: 7929

Re: Winter Storm Eboni Causes Disruptions at IAH and DFW

Don’t worry, soon High Pressure System KaPowee will push it out of the area. Winter storm Ivory will be right on its heels. What a stupid concept of naming winter storms. Screw the Weather Channel. TWC has left no stone unturned in their effort to dumb down weather. It doesn't matter who owns them ...

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by wxtech
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change And Airlines
Replies: 133
Views: 8566

Re: Climate Change And Airlines

Private Jet flying might see a pinch someday. Airlines are public transportation of the skies. On a per person basis I would think the Airlines are more efficient than Private jets. Of course the folks flying Private have more political influence than us commoners.

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by wxtech
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95122

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Isn't DVT FAA TWR?

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by wxtech
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Midwest really a flyover?
Replies: 66
Views: 4594

Re: Is Midwest really a flyover?

Sickening thread....so I'll add to it!

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by wxtech
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3676

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

I looked it up and Azteca Airlines flew ELP to Mexico City.

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by wxtech
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3676

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

1. The El Paso economy is dominated by federal spending. US Customs/Border Patrol, The El Paso Intelligence Center, Fort Bliss, Biggs AAF. If the government reduces spending on those areas the El Paso economy goes down as well. 2. A non spanish speaking american would probably feel too uncomfortable...

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by wxtech
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Low Ceiling" at DCA this morning
Replies: 39
Views: 4831

Re: "Low Ceiling" at DCA this morning

I didn't see any reportable RVR in the DCA obs this morning. In terms of visibility the lowest reported was 3 miles. Lowest CIG was 6 hundred.

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by wxtech
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 48
Views: 6897

Re: Hurricane Micheal

KPAM 101720Z AUTO 07067G112KT M1/8SM R14/0600V1200FT +RA FG SQ M 25/25 A2723 RMK AO2 RAB1658 PRESFR SLP224 CHINO RWY32 $.....this ob has the lowest sea level pressure I could find. 922.4 millibars KPAM 101712Z AUTO 06075G112KT 1/8SM R14/0800V1400FT +RA FG SQ M 25/25 A2741 RMK AO2 RAB1658 PRESFR SLP...

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by wxtech
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 48
Views: 6897

Re: Hurricane Micheal

KPAM 101720Z AUTO 07067G112KT M1/8SM R14/0600V1200FT +RA FG SQ M 25/25 A2723 RMK AO2 RAB1658 PRESFR SLP224 CHINO RWY32 $.....this ob has the lowest sea level pressure I could find. 922.4 millibars KPAM 101712Z AUTO 06075G112KT 1/8SM R14/0800V1400FT +RA FG SQ M 25/25 A2741 RMK AO2 RAB1658 PRESFR SLP2...

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by wxtech
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's "Natural Share"?
Replies: 35
Views: 5406

Re: United's "Natural Share"?

Man oh man, I would love to see UA launch some more destinations within Texas like ACT, TYR, and ABI. I think DL could try and launch ATL/SLC-MAF to capture oil traffic. Given all that Kirby has said about reclaiming home turf, you'd think they'd have done just that. Instead, it's IAH-CAK, IAH-DAY?...

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by wxtech
Thu May 31, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 76086

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

ht

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by wxtech
Thu May 10, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?
Replies: 92
Views: 14464

Re: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?

Not true...... Umm I was joking as were about everyone else responding to this thread. Um....Back in the 80s and maybe early 90s there was some truth to this "urban myth". SWA pilots would be quoted in stating such on short sectors, like AUS-HOU or AUS-DAL they hand flew the aircraft. At ...

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by wxtech
Thu May 10, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?
Replies: 92
Views: 14464

Re: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?

Umm I was joking as were about everyone else responding to this thread. Um....Back in the 80s and maybe early 90s there was some truth to this "urban myth". SWA pilots would be quoted in stating such on short sectors, like AUS-HOU or AUS-DAL they hand flew the aircraft. At the time SWA wa...

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by wxtech
Thu May 10, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?
Replies: 92
Views: 14464

Re: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?

bigb wrote:
wxtech wrote:
SWA pilots tend to do more hand flying vs the legacies who use the autopilot.


Not true......

Umm I was joking as were about everyone else responding to this thread.

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by wxtech
Wed May 09, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?
Replies: 92
Views: 14464

Re: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?

SWA pilots tend to do more hand flying vs the legacies who use the autopilot.

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by wxtech
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW wins award for its rebrand
Replies: 16
Views: 2262

Re: DFW wins award for its rebrand

Whataburger International Airport!!

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by wxtech
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?
Replies: 50
Views: 10831

Re: New IAH schedule in effect today!

portcolumbus wrote:
wxtech wrote:
It was interesting today @IAH. The "peaks" seemed higher volume than before. I wish flightaware had the old atc graph for operations per hour. It would have been interesting to see.



Well it went from 10 banks to 8, so that should be the case.



What can I say? I'm observant. :lol:

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by wxtech
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA rebanking of IAH - fully loaded or just a skeleton?
Replies: 50
Views: 10831

Re: New IAH schedule in effect today!

It was interesting today @IAH. The "peaks" seemed higher volume than before. I wish flightaware had the old atc graph for operations per hour. It would have been interesting to see.

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by wxtech
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 106
Views: 16272

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

Could IAH for UAL face something like STL and TWA?

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by wxtech
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TS Harvey and HOU
Replies: 35
Views: 2810

Re: TS Harvey and HOU

HURRICANE HARVEY IMPACTS FLIGHTS AT THE HOUSTON AIRPORTS Over the next few days, severe weather caused by Hurricane Harvey may impact flights at IAH and HOU. The Houston Airports advises passengers to stay in touch with their air carriers for the most accurate information regarding specific flight s...

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by wxtech
Wed May 10, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to Aruba and Tucson
Replies: 16
Views: 2005

Re: Sun Country to Aruba and Tucson

http://tucson.com/business/tucson/sun-c ... 07a57.html

Article mentions that Sun Country seasonally served TUS from MSP back in 2008 through 2010.
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http://tucson.com/business/tucson/sun-c ... 07a57.html

Article mentions that Sun Country seasonally served TUS from MSP back in 2008 through 2010.

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by wxtech
Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 130640

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

The "backgrounding" of the passenger by United is what disturbs me most about this incident. Unless we have a perfect background we best not complain or all our mistakes in life will be given to the media and used against us. The cops were awful in this ordeal as well, but I am only commen...

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by wxtech
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights
Replies: 86
Views: 10324

Re: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights

The all time record for pax traffic at IAH was 2015 at 43.0 million..they did 41.6 million in 2016. How is that "a much smaller hub"? As recently as 2013 they had 39.8 million.

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by wxtech
Sun Feb 26, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Variation of airport names on display boards
Replies: 55
Views: 4781

Re: Variation of airport names on display boards

Back in the old days the FSS guys used to read SNA as "Santa Ana John Wayne Orange County." Who are the FSS guys? I remember US Airways in the mid nineties listed it as Santa Ana which I thought was strange, as a long time resident I have never referred to it as that or heard anyone in OC...

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by wxtech
Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Variation of airport names on display boards
Replies: 55
Views: 4781

Re: Variation of airport names on display boards

Back in the old days the FSS guys used to read SNA as "Santa Ana John Wayne Orange County."

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by wxtech
Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread
Replies: 120
Views: 15752

Re: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread

https://fly2houston-production.s3.amazo ... 1216d1.pdf
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Houston Intercontinental (IAH)

total pax 2016= 41,615,689
domestic 2016= 30,842,317
International 2016= 10,773,372

source https://fly2houston-production.s3.amazo ... 1216d1.pdf

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