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by DJSNOLA
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

My BIL told me that the new US Park facility is done at the very western end of Veterans. Was in area and checked it out. Fully lit up too at night. Guess they are banking on if you are taking a shuttle bus anyway, you'll go there and pay a few bucks less than the ST lot. Wonder if they can use Abe...

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by DJSNOLA
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

G4...............14,838(-32.8%).............11,365(-32.7%).......76.6%(+0.1%) Definitely thankful for NK's explosive growth. Always hoped we'd see similarly from G4, especially since they serve markets that other airlines wouldn't likely enter and/or at frequencies that they wouldn't attempt.... bu...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

NolaMD88fan wrote:
Employee parking will be in current short term garage.

I was saying i dont know where they currently park

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Will the NT have more parking spaces? Or about the same as the ST? More Space for You Parking at the new MSY will be a much improved experience for our passengers. With over 8,000 spaces, there will be four different parking options to choose from and more than enough space to meet the airport’s pa...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

This RFP seems to be further confirmation of the October 23rd opening rumor. The airport is renting a movable billboard for two months and bids are due august 20th... so this lines up with what the airport would need it for if the airport is opening the 23rd. Flew out this weekend and access to the...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

This RFP seems to be further confirmation of the October 23rd opening rumor. The airport is renting a movable billboard for two months and bids are due august 20th... so this lines up with what the airport would need it for if the airport is opening the 23rd. Flew out this weekend and access to the ...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

I’ve wondered if SJC-MSY would ever go more than 1x/weekly? FWIR, it had very strong loads (no info on yield) so there was at least that. However, it's no surprise that it was one of the first routes to feel the pinch of the MAX, seeing as WN already serves the Bay area nonstop via OAK. whats the l...

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by DJSNOLA
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

they were working full bore today on the access road intersection with veterans

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by DJSNOLA
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Please tell me there plans for the industrial area in front of the new terminal. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Louis+Armstrong+New+Orleans+International+Airport/@29.9985431,-90.2554769,1099m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x8620b7747a837831:0xfae3336b9ce9d1d0!8m2!3d29.9922012!4d-90.2590112 https://www...

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by DJSNOLA
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Saw on another forum rumors of an imminent opening date announcement (opening date before November 2019). anyone heard anything? That would be great news. As mentioned, this is the first board meeting mentioning closeout activities. That's a good sign. No clue who the special guest is. My guess is ...

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by DJSNOLA
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

While Im not sure if something will be announced at the board meeting tomorrow or not, I did see further evidence this things about to open. the access road had purposefully been blocked on one side from accessing veterans.. today construction machinerey was working there.. which of course would nee...

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by DJSNOLA
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Saw on another forum rumors of an imminent opening date announcement (opening date before November 2019). anyone heard anything?

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

More confirmation the airport is on schedule to open this Fall but a definitive date isnt set yet https://66.media.tumblr.com/93d9acef9434285532f25183268da5ba/7ba6d3a2e9fb70df-38/s540x810/2deaf7f34f5ac7b6a8607a8ec6e28ca27668b633.jpg https://66.media.tumblr.com/fa698c82f9b8bfa644c912e25412b064/7ba6d3...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

The original proposal did have a third concourse to the east, but (1) it was never official selected, and (2) the expansion was still proposed for the west: the eastern part was set to be an original-build. http://www.flymsy.com/Images/Interior/map.jpg And also: https://airportimprovement.com/sites...

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by DJSNOLA
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Maybe it means nothing but still seems interesting to me as some confirmation for a return next year. The aiport has condor on the drop off signage for departures in the pics above ... its on the sign with sun country... obviously not a sure thing but one would think if they had any indication they ...

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by DJSNOLA
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

https://66.media.tumblr.com/37f54732cfb7b39e9674cf789759da90/eda21f9951cbf9af-9c/s540x810/46d0e46c46e4331c6f89682b0346c7484d3f9fe2.jpg https://66.media.tumblr.com/bb2764b9cd115481992827a181bb475a/eda21f9951cbf9af-2b/s540x810/26c73237dbe88f69d83298000d30f35878649dbc.jpg

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by DJSNOLA
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

https://digitalflightwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/56764627_2137146562989470_140227817471213568_o.jpg https://digitalflightwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/57124598_2137058882998238_3057355311263252480_o-1.jpg https://digitalflightwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/56673123_21371464796561...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

The airport for sure. Drain line repairs done by the end of the month. Concessions look nearly done. Still thinking a November opening is very doable. Im sure you are right .. i did notice all the interstate signs that are planned the cement anchors are all finished... suspect the structure themsel...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

It’s a back and forth between BA going daily and the airport opening ? Which will be first lol

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by DJSNOLA
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67638021_2517345104952733_6084836101325848576_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQnIRZfZEM0hhM0jtPRH4Ykq0Aj2jyTCeJ4YlgMnz9RBLZ2HNxwStFSNBgaI_OdpDHw&_nc_ht=scontent-atl3-1.xx&oh=2b645571a030282dafd0a5b173711be4&oe=5DE286A2

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

https://66.media.tumblr.com/fc2e6d7993ab8b9493fd517ed60f28e6/d09b476e336fbabb-8b/s540x810/c694067ba6f8e48372ff71e60cec05639e757999.png https://66.media.tumblr.com/359d896438cdbf928cd28defac220319/d09b476e336fbabb-4e/s540x810/a7cb05a001213c9dc7141137fe9946f0686150fe.png https://66.media.tumblr.com/a...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

This photo is a bit dated but I hadnt seen a pic yet from this vantage point..


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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

The brown-grayish horizontal stuff that the number plinth is sitting on top of appears that it could be a weathered-look wood, or perhaps partially wet concrete. Hard to tell. I see what you're talking about now. That's carpet. It's the same carpet used in the concourses. Ok. Looks like paneling fr...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Updated shot of the baggage claim area. I see wood paneling on top along with the numbers, and a metal wrap-around that is partially covered by protective material above and below the baggage belt. Also, looks like the artwork is fully installed along the walls above the claim belts. Doesn't look l...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

The brown-grayish horizontal stuff that the number plinth is sitting on top of appears that it could be a weathered-look wood, or perhaps partially wet concrete. Hard to tell. Does appear to be some sort of wood paneling... quick question about baggage claims... why are there so many baggage claims...

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by DJSNOLA
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

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i guess they mean year round and not seasonal? but def not true information lol

walk through of Fleurty Girls New Store at MSY
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by DJSNOLA
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

We can’t wait for some @cafedumonde beignets and cafe au lait at #thenewmsy ! Check out the progress on construction and final design of the restaurant. : @mlt_architects #food #beignets #neworleans #cafeaulait #flymsy #msy #airport #customerservice https://scontent-yyz1-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/e96049...

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by DJSNOLA
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

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Also didnt notice this but a few new things have been added to the concessions program and a couple renderings I hadnt seen before: Be Relax Spa services Chick-Fil-A American, Fast-Food https://fluxconsole.com/files/image/78016?progressive=1&width=1600 MAC Cosmetics Parish Provisions Convenience...

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by DJSNOLA
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

The airport tweeted this article out today. https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/new-orleans-airport-record-growth-as-new-terminal-debut-nears-479497 Most interesting statistic I found was that NK ranked third for number of offered seats behind WN and DL in late June. NK had a 13.9% marke...

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by DJSNOLA
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

thanks good to know and the shuttles using bainbridge will help alleviate some traffic from loyola too

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by DJSNOLA
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

are they being used by rta to service the airport route? No. These are NOAB owned and operated buses dedicated solely to transferring passengers between the new terminal and the CONRAC. gotcha maybe the airport is currently shuttling workers from the south side to the north terminal to check out th...

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by DJSNOLA
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

are they being used by rta to service the airport route?

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Rest in peace, Cesar Pelli. We are honored to have part of the visionary architect’s legacy live on at #MSY. Pelli designed our new $1 billion terminal. He drew inspiration from the geography of the Delta region and the soft curves of the Mississippi River. Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects https://scon...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Most of us are expecting an opening in November, but no firm date has been issued yet. For whatever its worth, I've heard that the opening may be pushed back to 2020. The sewer issue is reportedly not resolved. its been awfully quiet from the airport in general about the new terminal .. so who know...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Not to keep harping on this but you are missing the part im talking about .. the new shuttles buses will use the ground level intersection with airport road and veterans.. the existing overpass isnt relevant to this discussion because it doesnt address the new traffic patterns that wil result that ...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Vets and the current airport access road? Why would that need improvements? Traffic should decrease by a lot once the new terminal opens. It's already not that bad as the vast majority of traffic is coming from the east anyway. I disagree with your opinion here.. a lot of traffic will be added to t...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

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msyflyer wrote:
There used to be a NOLA blog on skyscrapers. But it no longers is available. Does anybody know what happened?



not sure but these two have always been around and hasnt gone anywhere


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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

if thats true then lawsuits are going to start flying soon thats for sure! Personally, I'd be shocked if just about every contract related to this terminal's construction/creation that didn't have significant contingency clauses for sink/settling-related delays and procedures, that allay lawsuits (...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

and yes whoever said the current airport is disgusting and falling apart is being kind... its embarrassing to be frank If it is any consolation, I flew in and out of MSY in May and nothing left me with a negative impression of the current terminal. It was a thoroughly pleasant travel experience. An...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

I’d bet my savings on a 2020 opening for the new terminal. Fall would literally take a miracle. What makes you say that? Another major issue? I keep hearing that the whole thing is still sinking, but that not all parts are sinking evenly and it's causing concern. No idea the degree of accuracy in t...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

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ALso Im not sure that John Folses post is really hinting at another delay so much as more of a definitive opening date... april delays said fall 2019.. some on here thought that meant august 9th but fall isnt technically until late september so late fall would be somewhere in november to early decem...

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by DJSNOLA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

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and yes whoever said the current airport is disgusting and falling apart is being kind... its embarrassing to be frank

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by DJSNOLA
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Reading John Folses post on his twitter he seems to hint at a late fall opening ... so it seem like november opening date is in the cards which the airport director hinted to as well in the first episode on airport youtube channel... so my guess is sometime between halloween and thanksgiving

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by DJSNOLA
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

I disagree with your opinion here.. a lot of traffic will be added to this portion of veterans.. heading west on vets from williams or veterans exit or taking a left from airport road onto vets... the airport plans to utilize this route for employee parking shuttles, long term economy parking garag...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

This system seems like a big improvement over current ones and they are very cool looking! Miami International Airport installs state-of-the-art 3D checkpoint technology https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/MIA-CT-scanners-480x480.jpg https://www.futuretravelexperience.c...

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by DJSNOLA
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

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Also driving through the intersection of vets and the airport access road yesterday Im really confused why the state and kenner and nola didnt see the need to increase the capacity and function of that intersection too? would be a big help in moving traffic there Vets and the current airport access...

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by DJSNOLA
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Also driving through the intersection of vets and the airport access road yesterday Im really confused why the state and kenner and nola didnt see the need to increase the capacity and function of that intersection too? would be a big help in moving traffic there

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by DJSNOLA
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

I know one of the main goals of the new terminal is to keep the CPE low by increasing non-aviation related revenue through increased use of concessions. The new terminal layout will definitely help with that. I do think an increase in the CPE will have to occur, but even an increase back to around ...

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by DJSNOLA
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 108318

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

New map shows #TheNewMSY terminal facilities and access from north and south of the new terminal. From I-10: Use Exit 221 Loyola Drive, cross over Veterans Blvd. onto Terminal Drive. From Airline Drive: Use the Access Road northbound, turn left on Veterans Blvd., then left on Terminal Drive. More ab...

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