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Which Aerodrome Mk II

Old 12th Feb 2010, 00:04
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Old 12th Feb 2010, 01:39
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You got it, I figured that anyone that had operated in Beijing just before the Olympics would recognize the airport.

That photo was taken about a year before the Olympics. I am also sure it was taken the day after we landed, as all the white paint was still white. When we left three weeks later it was brown on all the upper facing surfaces because of all the air pollution.
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Old 12th Feb 2010, 10:01
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Old 12th Feb 2010, 11:11
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One from me.

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Old 12th Feb 2010, 16:17
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Harpsden Park/Shiplake near Henley on Thames.(Well it's got runways with a very narrow convergence plus a tree on the edge of one so it's worth a try!!) I'm at work; you at home?
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Old 12th Feb 2010, 16:54
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No.

Work ??? what is this word ? I'm at home.

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Old 12th Feb 2010, 17:44
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For some reason I believe that the airport in question is in California and was used in the making of a movie in the 30's. One clue is the golf course.

(Probably totally wrong.)
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Old 12th Feb 2010, 18:09
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No, not California but certainly the US of A.

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Old 13th Feb 2010, 07:24
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Gotta be the US just check the railroad trucks
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Old 13th Feb 2010, 12:10
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Ok, a clue.

It predates a much larger airport with the same name, though not in the same State.
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Old 13th Feb 2010, 14:28
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Charles B Wheeler. Kansas City MO.
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Old 13th Feb 2010, 15:03
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OBP.

No, sorry.
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Old 13th Feb 2010, 16:51
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Numpty guess, what became MSP/KMSP, shoot I think I know which side of the river, but brainhurtz
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Old 13th Feb 2010, 17:58
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Clue..

This airport shares its name with a great sea battle.

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Old 13th Feb 2010, 18:11
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No, not California but certainly the US of A.
Okay, great then.

I was totally wrong.
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Old 13th Feb 2010, 18:18
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This airport shares its name with a great sea battle.
Huh, Chicago Midway, KMDW?

KMDW was not named for the Battle, but because it is located about midway across the US.
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Old 13th Feb 2010, 18:32
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Not Chigago Midway but ................

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Old 14th Feb 2010, 05:33
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Bismarck, MO?
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Old 14th Feb 2010, 06:22
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Given the multiple train tracks, the vintage of the buildings and vehicles, the general appearance and your hints I'm going to guess Amon Carter Field (nee 'Midway') which is a portion the site of the current DFW and lies partway between Dallas and Ft Worth, Texas.

AKA Arlington Airport, Greater Fort Worth International Airport, and Greater Southwest International Airport.
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Old 14th Feb 2010, 09:23
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India Four Two and StbdD, no.


Right then, this should give it away,

the aerodrome is in New York State.

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