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Please observe the 24-hour rule (see below) Update of the database up to 13-08-2022 can be found in Post 1372 Page 69 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.
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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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Old 9th Jun 2023, 11:48
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That's not Suva
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That's not Suva
It's not the Connie at Hal Far either!
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I'm guessing Canada

I've tried zooming in to read the titles on the fuselage side but without success: Looks like CNA but can't find any operators of the Connie with anything like those initials
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Old 9th Jun 2023, 13:35
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Originally Posted by 621andy
I'm guessing Canada

I've tried zooming in to read the titles on the fuselage side but without success: Looks like CNA but can't find any operators of the Connie with anything like those initials
Canada is close
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Juneau, Alaska?
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Old 9th Jun 2023, 14:15
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Originally Posted by teusje
Juneau, Alaska?
That would fit with PNA = Pacific Northern Airlines https://thejivebombers.com/2018/01/30/1246/


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Old 10th Jun 2023, 13:08
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Teusje has it with Juneau -
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Old 10th Jun 2023, 14:05
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Thank you, descol.
And here is your next challenge.

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Old 10th Jun 2023, 16:26
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Looks like Germany or possibly NL
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Old 10th Jun 2023, 16:50
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Doesn't look very heavily used - not a lot of rubber on the runway
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Not in Germany or The Netherlands.
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Doesn't look very heavily used - not a lot of rubber on the runway
I did wonder whether it was a helicopter base especially with that funny little cross runway like thing 2/3 of the way down...
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Not a helicopter base, but is a joint civil and military airport
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Old 10th Jun 2023, 20:15
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In a quick search probably not Denmark nor Belgium,

France?
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Looks like it was originally a WW2 style airfield with 3 runways, the 'funny little cross runway' being the remains of one of the original ones. The overrun at top left (north west?) looks quite long and wide possibly indicating it has a 'soft' arrestor bed.
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Switzerland?
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Not in any of the countries mentioned so far.
It was developd in the early 50's, and it originally had 2 runways.


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Certain features suggest Italy to me.
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Italy it is not.
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Originally Posted by teusje
Italy it is not.
building style suggests Spain or Portugal ?
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