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|Geocache GCMM7V 'Forgotten runway' (close to the new Frankfurt Airport):|
In January 2005 the remains of an old runway of Frankfurt Airport were found in the woods. The runway was built from August till December 1944 by Jewish women from Hungary who were imprisoned in an outpost of the concentration camp Natzweiler-Struthof.
So far, it had only been known that the regular r...
|Aircraft Accident of the 19 AUG 2005 accident of a Boeing 747-251B at Guam-AB Won Pat International Airport.|
Flight 74 suffered a collapse of the nose gear during land roll-out at Guam International Airport runway 06L. It skidded and came to rest on the runway. All passengers were evacuated, during which three persons were injured. The aircraft was towed away from the runway arou...
|You see the railway station at the airport in Frankfurt. It was built for a high velocity train to connect Frankfurt and Cologne. In the middle there is a dome.||03/05/2006||495|
|Juancho E. Yrausquin is the only airport on the Caribbean island of Saba, in the Netherlands Antilles. It is well known among experienced fliers for the way in which airplanes must approach or take off from the airport. The runway at Saba's airport is just 400 meters (1,312 feet) long that leaves no room for any mistake when one lands there, as at each end of the runway there is a sheer drop in...||12/11/2008||5,837|
|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...
|Dobbins Air Reserve Base (KMGE) is a U.S. Air Force Reserve base located in Marietta, Georgia, a suburb about 20 miles or 30 kilometers northwest of Atlanta. It serves as the home station of the 94th Airlift Wing and its fleet of Hercules C-130 aircraft, and is the headquarters for Twenty-Second Air Force. It is also home to the Army Aviation Service Facility #2 (AASF#2), the Georgia Army Natio...||02/10/2008||1,136|
|Runway 20L being improved in Rio's domestic airport (Santos Dumont Airport) - Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brasil.||11/28/2005||317|
|A camouflaged plane landing at the Beijing Capital airport. The plane seems to be taking off because|
A. If you look at the runway to the east, ~8 planes are waiting for takeoff. Therefore, that runway must be the takeoff runway, designating the other (this one) as the landing runway.
But, a counterargument:
A. This is a long runway and a small plane, so shouldn't...
|Kai Tak was located in the north of Kowloon Bay in Kowloon, Hong Kong. The vicinity was surrounded by rugged mountains. Less than 10 km to the north and northeast was a range of hills reaching an altitude of 2000 ft. To the east of the runway, the hills were less than 5 km away. Immediately to the south of the airport was the Victoria Harbour, and further south was Hong Kong Island with hills u...||08/20/2005||587|
|New high res imagery for Frankfurt Airport show many large transport aircraft on the southern military hardstandings. Two C17s and 12 C5s I think. A further C5 is tucked away on an eastern dispersal.||03/28/2006||457|
|Charles de Gaulle International Airport (French: Aéroport de Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), serving Paris, is one of Europe's principal aviation centers, as well as France's main international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), a French general and former president.|
In 2003, Charles de Gaulle Airport rank...
|"Sweet" emotions to land at runway 10 of this airport!!! :o||12/19/2006||453|