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Here is a read only link to the Aerodrome Database - WhichAerodrome.xlsx. Up to date as of 1/1/2019

Here are some "rules" for Which Aerodrome. These are based upon the original suggestions from the very first thread, and have a few aditions.
  • 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.
  • If the winner of the challenge does not respond to the notification of their success within 48 hours, an Open house can be declared when there is consensus between multiple other posters which are on line.
  • When the poster of a challenge does not respond within 48 hours of a posted answer, this poster can be declared winner if the answer is considered correct in a consensus of multiple other posters.
  • If Open House is declared, regular posters should not jump in immediately, but time should be given for those who are not great at naming the correct location as they may have some good images.
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  • Try to use elderly photos and not Google Earth pics
  • Try to post images that are not already present on internet, as Google Image Search will find them if they are.
  • Personal photos are acceptable as they show the aerodrome as it is now.
  • When confirming the correct location, the location and winner should be stated to negate any deletion of posts.
  • Please don't delete your posts, let everyone see your successes, failures and challenges.
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:09
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Amchitka Island?
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:18
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Thumbs up

Bingo...............
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:21
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Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Alaska


Open house
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:26
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Now get back to where you belong......
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Old 13th Feb 2018, 21:29
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Amchitka is correct. Amchitka consisted of three separate airstrips. The one pictured is the most northerly and the smallest, The photo was taken looking ENE toward Constantine Harbour.
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 14:02
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Fascinating looking at the airfields now on Amchitka, how well preserved the layout is underneath the snow.

To warmer climes for the next challenge.
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 19:51
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Philippines ?
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 20:15
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Not the Philippines - wrong hemisphere
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 22:28
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JENKINS, I was going to suggest something a bit smaller - a glider?
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Old 14th Feb 2018, 23:12
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Originally Posted by JENKINS View Post
Is the aircraft in the shed a 'Frightener?'
If, by "Frightener" you mean the B170, it seems to me that the wings are a bit too close to the ground. Apologies if you are referring to something else.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 01:13
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Upon closer inspection, I see a round engine and a three-bladed prop, so I’ll take back my glider and substitute a Model 10 Electra?

Somewhere in the US?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 07:55
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Not in the US. One year later, the tower had grown an extra floor
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 10:03
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Papua New Guinea ?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 12:29
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Not anywhere in the Pacific region.


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Old 15th Feb 2018, 12:57
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Ecuador maybe ?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 13:01
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Right continent, wrong country.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 14:28
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Peru was friendly with the US in WW2.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 16:28
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U.S. NAS Amapa, Brazil ?
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 17:17
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Ahha Jenkins - I did have some shots of Parnamiri, but have kept them for another time.

Not in Brazil or Peru.

It may be a trick of the light, but I think that there is a big clue as to the country in the last image I posted.
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 17:52
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Is the aircraft in the "hangar" perchance a B-18?
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