Whereabouts do you land?

PICPaul

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I thought it would be kinda fun to see pictures of the airstrips folks frequent.

Here are the three strips that I use the most, starting with number one for me, Valdez. This is where I go to buy our groceries each week or so. High
final for RWY 6 at PAVD:



Second would be Cordova Muni. I have a sorta love hate relationship with this strip. Always a thrill in a C150 at gross. Final for RWY 6 CKU:



And lastly, Merrill. Apologies if it was one of you guys waiting for me in that Navajo. Final for 25 PAMR:

 

JusticeAK

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Cordova Muni doesn't even look like an airport. Merrill look nice green, of course it's going to be a while before it looks like that again... I'm going to have to swing down to valdez one of these days.
 

tlewis95

I drive planes
Final at Beloit, WI (44C) where I fly gliders


On the other end in the grass (7R)


And final at Poplar Grove, IL (C77) for most of my airplane flying.


Base for the same runway
 

WildcatPilot

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Wow! Those Alaska pics are incredible! Here are mine....somehow, Southwest Ohio just doesn't compare....



Clermont County Airport (I69) where I work and train



View of Clermont County Airport from the roof











Lunken Airport (KLUK) near downtown Cincinnati


 

PICPaul

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Wow...I always new Oregon was cool...that was esp reinforced as I watched the election returns come in last night. But those shots of Red Horse are very Alaskan...

Gliders in Beloit?!? I grew up in Wisco and sure missed out on some fun...
 

Grabo172

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Then this is a sight I see very often now a days, Nashua NH.
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Alas, this strip is no more, but I kept my plane here for a couple years. Jedburg Airpark in Summerville SC.
 

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ASpilot2be

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Awesome stuff. I will have to go down to Valdez one of these days too. Looks awesome. Oh, and I cant wait for Merrill to look like that again:)
 

Low&Slow

Ancora imparo
View of Clermont County Airport from the roof
Wow, great photo, it really captured alot of information about the taxiway/ramp condition there. It looks like it has had LOTS of cracks over many years and should be replaced. I am surprised and disappointed in the condition of the hazardous/neglected-looking "parking lot" at Sporty's.

Is it a rough, uneven taxi ride over the blacktop? Is there an issue with FOD due to the blacktop degradation? Do the weeds grow through it in the summer? Does it get muddy when it rains/snows? How good are the tie-downs? To me, the condition here gives the impression that Sporty's doesn't care and it looks very unprofessional. Definitely needs some, "curb Appeal." I haven't had to deal with them yet, but I hope it isn't a tell-tale sign about how they run their business.
 

TGatch

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Wow, great photo, it really captured alot of information about the taxiway/ramp condition there. It looks like it has had LOTS of cracks over many years and should be replaced. I am surprised and disappointed in the condition of the hazardous/neglected-looking "parking lot" at Sporty's.

Is it a rough, uneven taxi ride over the blacktop? Is there an issue with FOD due to the blacktop degradation? Do the weeds grow through it in the summer? Does it get muddy when it rains/snows? How good are the tie-downs? To me, the condition here gives the impression that Sporty's doesn't care and it looks very unprofessional. Definitely needs some, "curb Appeal." I haven't had to deal with them yet, but I hope it isn't a tell-tale sign about how they run their business.

Actually I have flown into sporty's frequently and to tell you the truth it's one of the nicest airports I have been to. That picture doesn't do it justice. It is a little rough but then again it's been around forever. The staff there are great. I can't say anything negative about the airport at all.
 
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