Airports, airplane museums and space centers from around the world.|
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|Misawa was the take-off site of the world’s first non-stop trans-Pacific flight in 1931. Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon took off from Misawa on the “Miss Veedol” and landing 41 hours later in Wenatchee, Washington – successfully crossing the Pacific Ocean non-stop.|
|airport in middle of nothing||11/20/2006||609|
|Thitu Island (or Pagasa in Filipino) is the second largest island in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The territory is contested by Viet Nam, China, Taiwan, Philippines and Malaysia. Currently claimed by the Philippines, it has a landing strip (Rancudo Airfield) with two commercial flights weekly and a small harbour. There are 100 inhabitants, mostly military, fishermen and weatherme...||11/18/2006||1,143|
|Afonso Pena Airport, Brazil||11/15/2006||594|
|You must be a hell of a pilot to land there...||11/14/2006||644|
|With an elevation of 7 feet, this runway must flood a lot, especially when big storms come. This is the Hikueru airport.||11/13/2006||561|
|Baghdad International Airport (IATA: SDA, ICAO: ORBI) (Arabic: مطار بغداد الدولي; formerly Saddam International Airport) is Iraq's largest airport, located in a suburb about 16 km (10 miles) west of Baghdad.|
Before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the airport was named Saddam International Airport...
|Note how the airport map is really off.||11/13/2006||468|
|Marine Airbase near Cuyhaven - Germany||11/12/2006||416|
|Its very interesting!||11/05/2006||664|
| Roswell Airport is being used as a massive scrapyard for aircraft||11/02/2006||2,841|
|A domestic airport in Shanghai.||10/29/2006||325|
|Lots of bunkers and storage facilities for planes at this Jordanian air base.||10/28/2006||834|
|The only helicopter landing pad on the island of Ithaki in the Ionian Sea (Greece).||10/24/2006||352|
|A small one runway airport in Southeastern Michigan.||10/24/2006||317|
|Tatoi Airfield, north of Athens.|
This is a military airfield with an aeroclub.
|This is an airport serving Ponca City, Oklahoma.||10/22/2006||623|
|This is the Municipal Airport serving Brandon, Manitoba.||10/22/2006||298|
|In July 24, 2001 a LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) suicide squad attacked Bandaranaike International Airport. In three waves, a highly trained and heavily armed 14-man squad penetrated the 800-acre high security complex and destroyed or damaged 26 commercial and military aircraft. The attack is among the biggest operations so far launched by the LTTE.||10/20/2006||1,001|
|For the Day Star Walkway, Bill FitzGibbons integrated the tail section and wings of a BAC 1-11 airplane that were donated by Dee Howard Aircraft Maintenance. The sculpted wings serve as a gateway and signifier to help direct parking patrons to and from the new parking garage and Terminal 2. The tail section has been incorporated as part of the walkway canopy.||10/19/2006||498|
|Established in in 1977|
|Wideawake auch Wideawake Field ist ein Luftwaffenstützpunkt der britischen Luftwaffe auf der Insel Ascension im Südatlantik. Die zum Stützpunkt gehörende Ortschaft Traveller's Hill hat ca. 200 Einwohner.|
Translation: Wideawake, also known as Wideawake Field, is an airforce base of the British airforce located on Ascension Island in the South Atlantic. The town belonging to the b...
|One of the places in Germany where the attack helcopters for iraq war landed and made ready to sent by ship.||10/17/2006||1,266|
|King Fahad International Airport (IATA: DMM, ICAO: OEDF) is located near Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is the largest airport in the world in terms of area, covering 780 km² (301 mi²), surpassing Montréal-Mirabel International Airport (including Mirabel's reserved but unused 356 km² (137 mi²)). It is slightly larger than the neighboring country of Bahrain.|
Completed in 1999, King Faha...