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Old 06-06-2009, 04:18 PM
 
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I heard ATL needs another one. Dosen't Hartsfield handle about all domestic and international passengers???
An old saying used to go like this:

When you die, whether you go to heaven or hell you'll have to change planes in Atlanta.

There was talk of building a new airport in Atlanta's northern suburbs. But it would cost a fortune, and no one wants an airport in their back yard.

Lately there's been talk of building a high-speed train connecting Atlanta's very over-used airport with Chattanooga's very under-used airport. It would be a heck of a lot cheaper than building a new airport, and it would be nice to have high-speed rail in the area anyway.
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Old 06-06-2009, 04:53 PM
 
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I like Orlando's MCO aiport. Free wireless internet and not very crowded though it is growing fast and already the 11th busiest airport in US. I like Denver's DIA also. As far as I remember it also has free internet but I could be wrong. The view of Rocky mountain is spectacular, and being the largest airport in terms of area in US, it feels very spacious and convenient. Very pleasent experience. I think Minneapolis's MSP is OK, but rather ordinary. Not as confusing as some people say but maybe because I am too familiar with it since I live here. I do think it needs more space and its tram should connect the two terminals. It has tram service so why not extend it to Humphery terminal. The light rail is not the best way to connect airport terminals. You have to go many stories up and down. MSP's status is also constantly declining. It used to be one of the top 10 busiest aiports but now only 14th. Maybe poor design contributes to that. I don't know.
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Old 06-06-2009, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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I heard ATL needs another one. Dosen't Hartsfield handle about all domestic and international passengers???
Not about all. They handle all. The airport is still impressive though.
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Old 06-06-2009, 10:29 PM
 
Location: NYC
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I liked Arbuquerque, MN & San Diego, Ca airports.
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Old 06-06-2009, 10:54 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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LaGuardia Airport is the best airport. It is located in Queens County, NYC.

In 1960, it was voted the "greatest airport in the world" by the worldwide aviation community.
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Old 06-06-2009, 10:55 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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Spokane International Airport.

Fifteen minutes from curb to gate.
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Old 06-07-2009, 09:15 AM
 
Location: Stirling, NJ (Southern Morris County)
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I agree with those who mentioned BWI. Great airport. Another that might surprise people (and is the best airport I've probably ever been in) is Detroit. Apparently they made some major renovations a few years ago, and the inside of that airport is amazing. You'd think you're in a mall, there is so much to see and do. Also, Newark, my home airport, has undergone some improvements and become a great airport. Attractive and open on the inside, although granted, the delays are terrible. Airports I dislike would be O'Hare and Philly.

Honorable mention goes to Buffalo, NY. It's a tiny airport but very open and airy, with a surprising amount of restaurants and stores. Jacksonville is also nice before security.

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Old 06-07-2009, 10:40 AM
 
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Orange County/John Wayne/SNA...if only it were in a different location so that the airlines wouldn't have to cut the engine on the ascent over Newport Beach...oh well.
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Old 06-07-2009, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Hernando County, FL
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Tampa is easy in and out, well laid out, clean and usually on time.
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Old 06-07-2009, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Hernando County, FL
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LaGuardia Airport is the best airport. It is located in Queens County, NYC.

In 1960, it was voted the "greatest airport in the world" by the worldwide aviation community.
What a difference 49 years makes.

LaGuardia has been near the bottom of the 32 largest US airports for the last few years for on time performance. They have been battling it out with Newark for the bottom spot.
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