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Old 22nd Aug 2008, 07:26
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I've done the 1/4 mile in about 14 seconds in a 250cc kart on that NE/SW runway; it's Podington aka Santa Pod Raceway
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Spot on Chevvron, Poddington it is. You have control.
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Old 22nd Aug 2008, 11:52
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Single 'd' in Podington (went to Santa Pod many times as spectator, crewman and competitor) and Open House!!!
Incidentally the hangar on the NW corner was a Home Office Buffer Depot for many years, but I think it's been emptied of foodstuff now.
Correction-just looked on Flashearth and the hangar has gone!!

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Old 22nd Aug 2008, 12:24
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Where is this?

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Old 22nd Aug 2008, 16:58
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Lajes, Azores Islands?
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Old 22nd Aug 2008, 18:18
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Not Lajes, sorry.
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Old 22nd Aug 2008, 20:18
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That rock + the vegetation looks Scandinavian and it looks like the old 'SAS' letters logo at the top of those stairs (guessing a bit), the white estate car looks like a late 50s early 60s Volvo, so I'd say provincial Sweden, or Norway.
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Old 22nd Aug 2008, 22:44
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Originally Posted by BAMRA wake up
the white estate car looks like a late 50s early 60s Volvo
Not as much as it did before I fiddled around with its outline on Photoshop! I still don't think it NOW looks anything like a Volvo.

Anyway, keep going BAMRA.........
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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 06:54
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I was tempted to say Montserrat, but there's no volcano. (Get coat)
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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 09:17
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Perhaps I should have said "your logic is sound, keep going BAMRA........."

Perversely, it might be argued he is much warmer than you, Chevvron.
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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 10:23
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Longyearbyen?

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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 10:52
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Hmm yes Duckbutt, I'm in guessing territory now, but there's a rather Scandinavian looking house in the distance on the left - maroon roof and a dormer window. The vegetation doesn't look 'inland' (big conifers) so maybe a coastal location. I can't think of a terminal with a big ridge of rock so close so maybe the airport has changed.
Karmoy/Haugesund Norway?
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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 11:18
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Not Longyearbyen or Karmoy.

I hadn't even noticed the house, BAMRA! Some more sound logic in your post though.
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Kristiansand?
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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 13:09
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Not Kristiansand
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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 15:09
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This is a mid 70's photo:

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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 15:57
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Iceland has volcanoes but I can't think of an airport that could look like this.
Not even sure if that is volcanic rock in the background or not ...
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Not Iceland Moira, see BAMRA's post 4203
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Old 23rd Aug 2008, 17:01
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How about Gotherburg Torslanda?
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That's the one Flap40, Gothenburg's old airport at Torslanda.

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