The Cherry Capital Airport located in Traverse City, Michigan. Also a nice view of the West and East arms of the Grand Traverse Bay with the Old Mission Peninsula that divides them. Beautiful Area. My home town.
The Ann Arbor Airport operates 24 hours a day, handling business, corporate and public and private flights, air ambulance service, flight instruction and charter services. The City owns and leases 148 T-hangars, and some tie-down spaces. During University of Michigan home football games, many people enjoy watching the planes pick-up and drop off the banners that fly over the stadium.
These are the new buildings for theAirbus A380. One is nearly completed, the other one is under construction. Here is a second Concorde parked (The other one is in the south of the airport, where the rest of the Airbus fabrication con be found)
In front you can see the new Ushuaia Airport. In the back, directed straight to the mountains is the old one were only special trained pilots where able to land. Ushuaia is the sothernmost City of the world located in Argentina.
The Tropical Islands dome (former Cargo Lifter Dome) has a ground surface of 66,000 square meters. With a length of 360 meters, a width of 210 meters and a height of 107 meters, it is large enough to hold 8 entire soccer fields.
Even the New York Statue of Liberty (93 meters) could stand upright in it, and the Paris Eiffel Tower (322 meters) could lie in it. The Dome offers enoug...
Hahn airport, now civil, formely known as "Hahn airbase", a U.S. Air force base in the Hunsrueck area, germany. I grew up a few miles from there. Hahn airport is now the main base of "Ryanair"-airline in central europe.
This is the space shuttle assembly building. The Shuttle and and its Fuel Tanks are prepared vertically within this huge building. To the north you can see one of the crawlers used to transport the shuttle to the launch pad. If you follow the tracks round you will come to the two launch sites over 4 miles away.
Editor's note: Fairly low-res image, and cloud cover obscures much detail.
Additional info (Wikipedia): Kourou is a town and commune in French Guiana, some 40 km northwest of the capital Cayenne. The Centre Spatial Guyanais (Guiana Space Centre), where the European Space Agency starts missions, is located outside the town. Kourou was formerly...
Here's a look at the strangest airport I've ever seen. The airport is built on a small peninsula going perpendicular so it is built out over the water. In order to get past the airport, cars have to drive over the main strip of the runway. There looks to be railroad crossing style drop-down gates at each end of the crossing road.
You can see more close-ups of the road/runway at h...