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Update of the database up to 31-12-2023 can be found in Post 3731 page 187 06-01-2024
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.
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Old 19th Aug 2023, 20:51
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Czech,or Slovakia...?
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Old 19th Aug 2023, 21:02
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Sorry Sycamore, neither of those.
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Old 19th Aug 2023, 21:49
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Does the country have a Mediterranean coast line?
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Old 19th Aug 2023, 22:00
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Yes it does.
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 07:18
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Albania ?
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 08:02
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Is the challenge on an island?
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 09:14
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Yes it is.
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 10:06
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Figari, Corsica?
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 11:25
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Not a bad try, but it's not Figari.
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 13:19
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So it is Corsica?
Propriano?
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 13:45
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Sorry chevron, I was referring to the similarity. It is not Corsica. I missed descols earlier post, it is not Albania either. The current airfield is comparatively recent but there has been a strip nearby there since the early part of the 20th century.
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 14:53
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Greece??

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Old 20th Aug 2023, 19:58
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Greece airports are masked in Google maps.
Makes a challenge.
Perhaps Tympaki Crete.
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 20:33
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Old 21st Aug 2023, 10:54
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Not all of them Bear. I don't know if some have been just missed or there is some logic to it. I have an idea what it might be but it's all a bit pointless because most of them appear on GE!
It is not Crete/Greece.
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Old 21st Aug 2023, 10:57
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Originally Posted by Self loading bear
Greece airports are masked in Google maps.
Makes a challenge.
Perhaps Tympaki Crete.
There's one on the east coast of Corsica which is 'pixilated'.
How about somewhere like Croatia?
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Old 21st Aug 2023, 14:06
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Oblie Costa Smeralda on Sardinia has an other strip nearby
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It's not in Croatia and it's not Oblie. It also has another strip nearby (disused) which was replaced by the current airfield.
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Çanakkale Gökçeada Airport looks new and has an older strip very close
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Originally Posted by Asturias56
Çanakkale Gökçeada Airport looks new and has an older strip very close
Indeed it does. That older strip is not the original. The first strip was built by the French during the WW1 Gallipoli campaign and was apparently 600m long. The disused strip is about twice that long. The original strip is said to have been in that location but what little information I have suggests it may have been a bit further East nearer the road. The WW1 strip was used by the British and others. The new airfield was opened in 2010. No scheduled services now but there was for a time.





Gökçeada (Imbros in Greek times) it is, Turkey's largest island.
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