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Here is a read only link to the Aerodrome Database - WhichAerodrome.xlsx. Up to date as of 1/1/2019. 1/4 way through updating 2019 posts (Feb 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.
  • That winner shall either post another challenge or declare the floor open. Anyone may then post the next challenge.
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  • When confirming the correct location, the location and winner should be stated to negate any deletion of posts.
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 03:30
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Harry,

I was going to ask you how you post yours! If you click on Post Reply and scroll down, you’ll see an option to attach files. The drawback is you only get thumbnails. How do you post your full-size pictures?

Back to the challenge. Yes, one of the relatively flat bits of Canada.
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 09:41
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The Approved Method

User Cp on top yellow menu line above - Pictures and Albums - create Album - Upload picture - gives you chance to upload 3 jpegs at a time - once uploaded you can copy either the BB or the other link

Open Which aerodrome - Reply - picture symbol and paste in the link

Only problem is that it seems to only allow 25 to 30 pictures per Album so you have to delete the oldies every so often
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 09:53
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Given that not even the Canadian taxpayer pays for a significant amount of concrete and a tower at every two-bit town it has to be somewhere big -ish

Apparent lack of aircraft (or activity) = ?military?

Those spot circles also look military

I think it may well be CAFB Edmonton Namao at Lancaster Park?

Drove by it a few times
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 15:05
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Got it in one. Namao used to be a C130 base and one of the Shuttle landing sites. The runway is long gone and itís now an Army base.

HH, what on earth were you doing, driving past Namao?

HH has the con.
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 15:51
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Wandering from Calgary ...............

Not much to do on a weekend when you're there for a couple of weeks on business..............
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 17:07
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A long time ago in a Galaxy far, far away

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Old 9th Dec 2017, 18:28
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Malaysian airways F-27...?
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 18:36
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F-27 but not MAS.................. somewhere warm tho'
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Old 9th Dec 2017, 19:17
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Nigeria Airways F-27 at Jos?
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Old 10th Dec 2017, 08:42
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right airline, right aircraft wrong airport

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Old 14th Dec 2017, 12:17
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Benin City Airport - cancel that.

I'll change to Enugu International Airport
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Old 14th Dec 2017, 16:21
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Originally Posted by nvubu View Post
Benin City Airport - cancel that.

I'll change to Enugu International Airport
Correct!!! Spent a few month s there just after the Biafran War finished.....

over to you
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Old 14th Dec 2017, 20:18
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Thanks - your last picture made me think Nigeria/Ghana - before I read the post above it

Three for the price of one this time - click here for a much larger version


Edit to add - there is a 4th airfield in the haze between the two flights of aircraft in the top left quarter of the photo.

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Old 14th Dec 2017, 20:55
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AAArgghhh I've seen the airfield in the front - but can't remember where.......................
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Old 14th Dec 2017, 23:04
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The lower left-hand airfield isn't Stansted, is it?

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Old 15th Dec 2017, 07:33
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No it isn't Stansted. It is still an active airfield though, unlike the other three.


Correct side of the country.
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Old 15th Dec 2017, 07:50
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When I flew out of BHX heading towards ZRH there was a collection of airfields in close proximity to each other east of the M5, am I warm?
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Old 15th Dec 2017, 09:00
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Lakenheath?
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Old 15th Dec 2017, 12:33
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Harry W - east of Stansted
HH - east of Lakenheath as well.
Jenks - south of Norwich.


North is about 8 o'clock.
The straight line to the left of the bottom airfield is still there.
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