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Old 24th Apr 2009, 22:50
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Is it Liverpool (EGGP)?
I seem to remember the terminal used to look a bit depressing from the ramp.
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Old 25th Apr 2009, 11:39
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If I didn't know better, I'd say it looked a little like an airside view of Arrivals at EMA.

But I don't remember all those lifeboats on the roof!
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Old 25th Apr 2009, 20:10
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Neither Liverpool or East Mids, sorry.

Still need to move to cooler areas....

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Old 26th Apr 2009, 05:46
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It seems to have a Russian look about it, but if so where are all the derelict Tupolevs and Illyushins

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Old 27th Apr 2009, 15:34
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It wouldn't be Bromma would it?
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Old 27th Apr 2009, 19:29
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I'm sure the derelict Ilyushins & Tupolevs are there somewhere....

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Old 28th Apr 2009, 14:04
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The style of architecture suggests Islamabad to me

Time to spare, go by air

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Old 28th Apr 2009, 16:14
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Granted it does look like Islamabad (but isn't, sorry). Thats not usually cooler than Liverpool or East Mids though.

I.e., it's somewhere cold!

& where there is very likely to be I42's derelict Ilyushins & Tupolevs.

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Old 28th Apr 2009, 16:22
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A wild guess.......Novosibirsk?

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Old 28th Apr 2009, 17:27
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Message to self. Do not post without reading other replies.

Tashkent always seems to have a number fo surplus aircraft sitting decaying and the same style of architecture.

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Old 28th Apr 2009, 18:06
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Neither Novosibirsk nor Tashkent, sorry.

Definately on the right track though. Novosibirsk being closest so far.

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Old 28th Apr 2009, 19:58
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......purely by geography , Irkutsk ???
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Old 29th Apr 2009, 06:38
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Getting closer....

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Old 29th Apr 2009, 09:45
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Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Batar)?
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Old 29th Apr 2009, 15:57
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Not Irkutsk, but in the Irkutsk Oblast.

Bratsk airport. Strangely there does not seem to be the usual Russian aeronautical junkyard here - just a lot of empty fighter alert pads.

I don't think I want to go there - some quotes from Wikipedia:
Bratsk was among the Blacksmith Institute's "Dirty Thirty", the thirty most polluted places in the world.
and
Bratsk has been declared an ecological disaster zone. The Bratsk Aluminium Plant has been polluting its surroundings to such great degree that the town of Chikanovskiy was evacuated in 2001 due to repeated health emergencies.
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Old 29th Apr 2009, 20:49
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It is indeed Bratsk. Over to you I42.

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Old 30th Apr 2009, 15:24
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Thanks, AAO.

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Old 1st May 2009, 03:31
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Kindley Field, Corregidor Island?

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Old 1st May 2009, 07:07
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c2j, you are correct. I think you must have inspired the song "I've been everywhere."

I've just been on a day-trip to Corregidor, and so it was an obvious choice.

The long ridge in the distance is the largest part of island, where all the coastal batteries and barracks are. The slightly closer, darker and smaller ridge is the hill which contains the famous Malinta Tunnel.

Here is what looks like a posed photo of Ki-21 Sally bombers over Corregidor. Kindley Field is at the bottom left.



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Old 1st May 2009, 13:15
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Thanks, I42,

I've been fortunate to travel widely in my career. I spent a number of years flying out of Singapore and my wife is from your "location".

The new challenge is an early picture of what has become the international airport in the capital city of this country. This picture was taken circa 1943.

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