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Which Aerodrome?

Old 11th Jul 2007, 11:34
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Which Aerodrome?

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- A historic picture of an aerodrome will be posted. Newer pictures are allowed but the theme here is to compare/contrast old with new as well as identifying aerodromes which no longer exist.

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As suggested elsewhere by evansb, which aerodrome is this?
As in Which Cockpit, lets try to use elderly photos and not Google Earth pics.
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 13:06
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Which airport??

Washington National, or Reagan as it is called today.

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Old 11th Jul 2007, 14:11
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What Aerodrome?

This could be fun. The shot of Washington National is a good example of what should be posted in this forum, as it could drift into What Control Tower? or What Terminal Building?. I look forward to the challenge.
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 15:42
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Fully expects to see a pic of an unidentifyable grass field surrounded by pine trees later on in the thread.
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 21:16
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Pardon me for having to be away most of the day.
Yes, Speedbird had it in one. Washington National Airport in about 1950. Now officially Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Interior shot in 1952. There was a row of checkin stations under the balcony to the left. That balcony was a fine place for plane-watching until they messed it up with pay TV seats.
http://users.erols.com/rcarpen/DCAoldterm.JPG
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 21:32
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Saab Dastard: Art Deco airport so probably middle thirties origin. I have never been to Shoreham, but that looks like what I would expect it to look like on the domestic side ie not airside.
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 23:00
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It is not Shoreham, but it is Collinstown Airport Dublin.
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 08:12
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Ummmmm, I reckon it's the old terminal at Birmingham (UK).
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 14:59
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Saab Dastard's challenge

As stated at Post #8 it is Dublin's Collinstown Airport Old Terminal Building.

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Old 12th Jul 2007, 15:19
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My guess would be Midway, Chicago KMDW. Long ago with Capital Airlines extension at the right.

If this is a winner, let's let Speedbird48, who missed his/her go, take over.

I'll be away again today.
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 15:26
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Sorry seacue this one is not Midway, Chicago KMDW.
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 17:09
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Pittsburgh, PA, (KPIT)?
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 17:15
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Sorry Bri. It is not Pittsburgh, PA, (KPIT).
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 17:35
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Dublin EIDW?
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 18:04
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oscarh Not Dublin EIDW I am afraid.
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 19:11
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Is it Stockholm Arlan?
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Old 12th Jul 2007, 19:36
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Saab Dastard. Not Stockholm Arlan in fact this one is not this side of the 'pond'.
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Old 13th Jul 2007, 01:05
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Sure are a lot of taxiways, etc, for such a small terminal. Is it dual-use civilian and military?

The connie doesn't help much since at least TWA, Eastern and Capital flew them domestically.

Probably not much after 1960 because of the DC-3 apparently in airline service.

I'm stumped.
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Old 13th Jul 2007, 02:08
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Baltimore?
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