January 2010 FII Magazine Photo

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January 2010 FII Magazine Photo

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Can anyone tell me which airport is featured in the photo on the bottom right of page 27 of the January 2010 FII Magazine?

I can't figure out where it is.

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Eniskillen

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Thanks WT.

Is that a fact or a guess?

Enniskillen was my first thought, but then the terminal building didn't look right to me. I thought there was more of an apron to it than in the photo, and thought there was somewhat of a disused taxiway to the side, which I couldn't see in the photo.

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It's a fact - just take a look from Google Earth! :D

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Post by Pilot »

Thanks WT.

I must look better at the suroundings next time I'm in there ;) Or GE as you say ;)

Thank you very much.....it was bugging me ;)

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Usually Hugo is here with the definitive answer :lol:

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WT beat me to it with the correct answer Donal.

Some of you may not realise that Enniskillen/St Angelo Airfield started life as a military airfield during April 1941. There were two runways. The active one you see in the excellent photo in "Flying in Ireland" is 15/33 1264m x 30m and the second 06/24 1860yds x 50yds started on the left beside the two hangars and crossed the main road heading NE.

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I haven't seen the picture in question. But having flown maybe 10 hours there i'm sure i'd have gotten it. And i'd be in the minority that knew of the airfields military heritage.
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Interesting article in that it didn't make any reference to the school involved. You'd have thought it would have, although it's pretty easy to work it out.

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