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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 12th Jul 2022, 17:44
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A wild guess, based on my knowledge of Asturias’ peripatetic wanderings.

Somewhere in “A Pattern of Islands”?
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Old 12th Jul 2022, 17:52
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Well it's not Lanzarote; too much grass.
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No I42 - we're not in Grimble-land.............

And it certainly isn't Lanzarote! A LOT quieter.



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Old 14th Jul 2022, 08:09
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I have wandered here - oddly enough in a helicopter


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regular air services , once quite a busy area , now seemingly a bit of a backwater
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Old 17th Jul 2022, 17:51
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Probably missing the hidden clues?
the plant in the first picture is local?
Could be pieris japonica? (East Asia/ Japan?)
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Old 17th Jul 2022, 19:01
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No I42 - we're not in Grimble-land.............
Just to make sure Asturias' response is not a red-herring, are we relatively nearby i.e. the western Pacific?

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Somewhere in The Carpathians ?
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Hostilities tend to have a deleterious effect on "regular air services" but they also make for an area being quite busy for a time and then falling into backwater status. Could that airfield and helicopter tarmac be somewhere near the eastern coast of the Adriatic?

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Old 19th Jul 2022, 00:30
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Originally Posted by broadreach
Hostilities tend to have a deleterious effect on "regular air services" but they also make for an area being quite busy for a time and then falling into backwater status. Could that airfield and helicopter tarmac be somewhere near the eastern coast of the Adriatic?
I had a similar thought... It isn't the old Rijeka airport, is it? (The one on the mainland rather than the newer one on the island of Krk.)
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Old 19th Jul 2022, 16:21
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A very long way from the Adriatic ho it is by the sea.... I'm travelling so can't cost another picture until late tomorrow.

we're definitely in the East - but not Japan either
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Originally Posted by India Four Two
Just to make sure Asturias' response is not a red-herring, are we relatively nearby i.e. the western Pacific?
Does this not get an answer?
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Old 20th Jul 2022, 09:47
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sorry - I'm working off a small phone in the middle of nowhere. I thought my answer was clear enough. It is NOT in the western Pacific,

The name of the place uses 3 letters all of which are repeated
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Old 21st Jul 2022, 19:02
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Returned to the fold - try this picture...... occasionally a rather nasty cross-wind IIRC but not unusual in this neck of the woods. Nothing like madeira tho'...

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Looks like it's on a hillside with islands nearby.
ATR might indicate Caribean; somewhere like the 'old' Montserrat (but I know it's not)
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Old 24th Jul 2022, 12:25
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I first found Iloilo in the Philippines but not sea side and wrong direction.

Bandar Udara Torea in FakFak Indonesia (West Papua)


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Old 24th Jul 2022, 15:23
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start the clock...


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Old 25th Jul 2022, 11:38
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It is indeed Fak-Fak. Rather a nice spot but not a great deal of activity

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Thanks Asturias!
Now this


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