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Your favourite airport!

Discussion in 'Personal' started by grumpydogwoman, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    ANOTHER review on the 3rd runway at Heathrow? Is there anything left to say? Seriously?

    My favourite airports are:

    Pittsburgh (massive and v. modern with lots of shops)
    Pu la (because it's tiny and it heralds our annual holiday in Croatia)

    Worst? Probably JFK.

    I had to insert a space for P u l a since it fell victim to the swear filter!!!!! :confused:
  2. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    Singapore....smells of orchids and they guarantee your luggage will be on the belt before your are there. Lovely airport.
  3. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Guarantee? Is this because they detain you a long time at Border Control?
  4. artboyusa

    artboyusa Star commenter

    The Scandinavian countries all have brilliant, easy to get to and move through and beautifully built airports. Oslo Gardemoen is great, so is Helsinki Vantaa but I like Copenhagen Kastrup best.
  5. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I don't remember much about Vantaa. It didn't stand out to me. But I was rather whisked through it at speed.
  6. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Vancouver airport has a river running through it with rocks, trees and birdsong. It's very tranquil.

    For convenience I like Doncaster because it's quite close and being very small the parking is close to the terminal building and it's all very efficient. Either that or Newquay where they have a lady going round announcing flights instead of a tannoy.
  7. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Vancouver, eh? Sounds worth a visit. Didn't even know there WAS an airport in Doncaster.

  8. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    It's called Robin Hood Airport and used to be RAF Finningley.
  9. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Oh, maybe I have heard of it. Yes. DSA.

    I expect the D is for Doncaster.
  10. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Passed through there a few years ago, I liked the way it was all one continuous floor which allowed the people who work there to get around on scooters:


    Even delivering things like stacks of newspapers to the shops by load carrying scooters.
  11. VanEyssen

    VanEyssen Established commenter

    Favorite airport? That's like favorite starbucks, health-centre or bus-shelter,
  12. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Nope. It's because it's so efficient. And it's clean and lovely and everything you could want from an airport. It even has a butterfly house where you can see the most exquisite butterflies.
  13. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Larnaca airport in Cyprus is awful. Avoid it if you can.
  14. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

  15. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

  16. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    flybe *gulp*

    Singapore. Thanks for the heads-up. I'm sure it's lovely and efficient and so forth BUT I have a phobia of butterflies so there is no way I am going there.
  17. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    If you want to gulp Grumpy try this image
    Murdo MacLeod/Guardian
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  18. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    I don't like any airport I've been in. My favourite would be one I could get through without any hassle.
  19. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    I wasn't too thrilled with Lanzarote airport around 10pm last night! Flight delayed by an hour. Still, pity the poor Dubliners who still hadn't got away on their afternoon flight.
    Flying is no longer a pleasure, unfortunately.
    I liked Singapore airport, despite being marched off by border control because I'd mislaid my landing card. MrDt's face was a picture.
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  20. rouxx

    rouxx Lead commenter

    Hokkaido - it has Royce's chocolate world between domestic and international

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