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Here is a read only link to the Aerodrome Database - WhichAerodrome.xlsx. Up to date as of 1/5/2019. Catching up slowly - up to May 2019 now (Mar 2020).

Here are some "rules" for Which Aerodrome. These are based upon the original suggestions from the very first thread, and have a few additions. Also please be patient as when you are active others may be asleep.
  • 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.
  • The person who correctly identifies it will be declared the 'winner' by the original poster.
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 09:40
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Quite some distance from the Balkans. A suprisingly active airport for the regular poor weather. Lack of services makes it an "in-and-out" destination for all but the saviours.

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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 16:03
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solomons or PNG
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 23:04
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Technically, neither.

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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 23:33
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Wamena WAJW.
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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 10:06
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Chimbu Warrior is correct. Wamina, Indonesia. The only aircraft bases there (2005) was a Cessna 206 supporting missionary work.

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It was a busy day at Wamina with military and civilian flights.





Trigana Air Service was the major player utilizing 5 different types. Both the Caribou and Twin Otter have since been written off (unfortunately the DHC-6 with a major loss of life). Can't say for the ATY and F-27.





But, you say, that is only 4! Well, I was the fifth, and only jet (they hadn't yet begun to run 737's off the runway) and was operating under Trigana's AOC.




By the way... how does one find "What Aerodrome Mk I & II"?

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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 12:03
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I started Mk I in 2007 acting on a suggestion from evansb (I think). The first mystery aerodrome picture was of the original terminal at Washington National Airport, KDCA. I can't find a link, even with that knowledge,

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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 12:43
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Are we open house?
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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 13:16
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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 16:45
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I am assuming OH.
I don't think this has been done before, can't find the list.
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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 18:23
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Good picture. I remember landing here some years back and wondering how on earth anyone had managed to put s chimney there!

I'll hang fire and see if anyone else gets it.
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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 19:26
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Turkey perhaps..?
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Old 23rd Oct 2013, 21:58
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Jenkins is correct. Sde Dov, Tel Aviv.
Used to stay in the Sheraton hotel just off the edge of the picture, bottom right.
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Old 24th Oct 2013, 19:24
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First time I have recognized one the moment I saw it, was their a couple of weeks ago and had a great time
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Old 25th Oct 2013, 10:14
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Where can I find Mel's list of airfields, etc.?
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Old 25th Oct 2013, 10:22
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Old 27th Oct 2013, 05:47
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Seems like it is an open house so here is one to get the ball rolling again.


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Old 27th Oct 2013, 11:54
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That wouldn't be, by any chance, Roundshaw Housing Estate in the background would it?
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Old 27th Oct 2013, 14:29
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No and No I am sorry to say.
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Old 27th Oct 2013, 14:31
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Squires Gate?
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Old 27th Oct 2013, 15:24
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Squires Gate Blackpool it is, well done.

The photo was taken around 1969 give or take a year or two. What is the aircraft type and what happened to this particular aircraft? I seem to remember that the aircraft might have been abandoned. Also a close look at the tail seems to show it is detached from the rest of the aircraft.

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