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View Poll Results: Dallas or Atlanta
Atlanta 108 41.06%
Dallas 125 47.53%
Miami, just kidding 30 11.41%
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Old 04-27-2010, 02:48 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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^^Briscoe would be a decent location for a secondary airport, but it would have to greatly expand to meet the needs of commercial jet service, even putting in a second runway. The immediate area is light industrial, but there are a ton of subdivisions that have been built out that way. I'm pretty sure the residents in those areas would be happy to have a busy commercial airport in their backyard, LOL.

Maybe expanding Briscoe would be the shot in the arm to finally expand 316 into a full-fledged freeway from Lawrenceville to Athens? *looks out the window for flying pigs*
The proposal is pretty limitied. There would be a cap of 30-40 daily jet flights, using the single runway that exists (but expanded slightly). A small terminal with just a handful of gates has been proposed. The County seems VERY interested (as they never met a growth proposal they didn't like), but the wild card is the area residents.

So far, this whole deal seems to be flying under the radar.

 
Old 04-27-2010, 02:54 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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A sixth runway at ATL? I guess that means either bye-bye Hapeville or many neighborhoods in North Clayton would be razed. I bet the latter is more likely to happen, but both options would be incredibly expensive.
Here you go.

City to study 2nd airport, sixth runway - Atlanta Business Chronicle:
 
Old 04-27-2010, 04:06 PM
 
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Old 04-27-2010, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Dallas!
 
Old 04-28-2010, 12:04 AM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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I absolutely love Dallas. What a gorgeous city!
 
Old 04-28-2010, 01:31 PM
 
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I like Both Cities there both beautiful cities
Here is ATLANTA!!

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Old 04-28-2010, 03:31 PM
 
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I have three observations: #1 Downtown Atl has a horrible street grid(dallas' is horrible too,but a tad bit better).#2by the looks of the photos Dallas ha just as many trees as atl and is just as green. #3 DT Atlanta is way smaller than it looks in pics......but Atlanta is very impressive on all accounts.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 03:56 PM
 
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I have three observations: #1 Downtown Atl has a horrible street grid(dallas' is horrible too,but a tad bit better).#2by the looks of the photos Dallas ha just as many trees as atl and is just as green. #3 DT Atlanta is way smaller than it looks in pics......but Atlanta is very impressive on all accounts.
The Other difference Atlanta is Alot Hillier than Dallas... But the Pictures are downtown Atlanta from Different Angles you can see all of it and from Different Angles you can only see some of it but the pictures show all of downtown Atlanta..
 
Old 04-28-2010, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Nice pics MikeandIke!

I consider Atlanta to be located in one of the most beautiful natural settings of any city in the U.S.

Love this one.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Dallas

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