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Check out the fifth from the last @ http://www.mixedsoup.com/gallery-worlds-strangest-airports/ I'd swear that's an FS shot... Except for the guy ducking at the bottom. And why isn't the left prop turning? No ID for any, but I'm sure that among us, we can name them all. If I counted right, there are 26 shots, with 1 and 2 the same airport. Extra points for 8, 9, 11, 13, 14. Go!RobAlso, I can think of a few airports that are stranger than some of these, you?

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It is St. Barts (#22) TFFJ and #15 is Julianna TNCM.Top two are LPMA Maderia. #18 I think is Dubrovnik LDDU.

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Nr 5 Saba I thinkNr 10 GibraltarNr 11 Courchevel in the AlpsNr 17 Lukla Himalaya

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Does anyone know the location of #6? I'm pretty sure it's in the eastern U.S. Sort of a fly-in golf resort...

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Saba is actually on the side of a cliff, I don't think #5 is SABA.

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>Does anyone know the location of #6? I'm pretty sure it's in>the eastern U.S. Sort of a fly-in golf resort...It is, I've been to it's website but I'm drawing a blank on the name of it right now. They have a couple interactive webcams on the website that you can pan around and zoom and such. It is in VA or WV or NC or something like that. I think there is an ad for it in lots of the flying magazines.edit: just found it. It's 2NC0 - Mountain Air Airport, Burnsville, NC.

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>...And why isn't the left prop turning? >Oh I'm suer it's turning, but just not fast enough to blur in the time the camera shutter was open ;)

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Here's what we have so far:1. Madeira ICAO: (LPMA) IATA: (FNC) Funchal, Madeira, Portugal2. Madeira (LPMA)3. Macau International (VMMC) (MFM) Macau ? (Don't think so. see #26 and http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c...nal_Airport.jpgedit: changed my mind, I agree, finally saw the tower.4.5. J. Yrausquin (SAB) Saba Island, Netherlands Antilles ? (I question this, too)6. Mountain Air Airport, Burnsville, NC (2NC0)7.8.9.10. North Front (GIB) Gibraltar, Gibraltar11. Courchevel (CVF) Courchevel, France12131415. Princess Juliana (TNCM) Philipsburg, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles1617. Lukla (LUA) Lukla, Nepal18. Dubrovnik (LDDU) (DBV) Dubrovnik, Croatia (Hrvatska) ?19202122. Gustave III (TFFJ) (SBH) Gustavia, Saint-Barthelemy, Guadeloupe232425. Santos Dumont (SBRJ) (SDU) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil26. Macau International (VMMC) (MFM) Macau (Yes, I agree)Come on guys!! Half way there. >...And why isn't the left prop turning?> Oh I'm suer it's turning, but just not fast enough to blur in the time the camera shutter was open.OK, sunny day, fast shutter speed.

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>Check out the fifth from the last @>I'd swear that's an FS shot... Except for the guy ducking at>the bottom. And why isn't the left prop turning? FS never looked that good.The picture is just shot with a fast enough shutter speed to make it look like both props are not turning. There's not blade shadow/ blur on the starboard engine - so the blades are in a position hidden by the other aircraft parts. Neither #4 of #5 are Saba. For one thing SABA's runway would be numbered 12/20 - #4 is Rwy 27 and the small ramp is one the wrong side.#5 geography and coast line are wrong - looks like Japan to me.This Saba - http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/comm...aba_airport.jpghttp://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/0723905/L/#20 looks a lot like Lord Howe Island - YLHIThe problem is that short runways which span completely across small islands are very common around the world.

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As of now:1. Madeira ICAO: (LPMA) IATA: (FNC) Funchal, Madeira, Portugal2. Madeira 3. Macau International (VMMC) (MFM) Macau4. Tiny island in group5. Floro (ENFL) (FRO) FLORO, Norway6. Mountain Air Airport, Burnsville, NC (2NC0)7. Mountain Golfing8. Tough one9. Tougher - Short10. North Front (GIB) Gibraltar, Gibraltar11. Courchevel (CVF) Courchevel, France Searched many real pics of Courchevel and flew there in FS9, Similar but topo looks different 12. Surrounded by big city.13. Coastal, undeveloped, no roads, buildings, thick vegetation 14. Andover/Aeroflex,(12N) New Jersey15. Princess Juliana (TNCM) Philipsburg, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles16. Turf? runway17. Lukla (LUA) Lukla, Nepal18. Dubrovnik (LDDU) (DBV) Dubrovnik, Croatia (Hrvatska) Similar but don't think so. See http://www.airport-dubrovnik.hr/index.php?...id=14&Itemid=38http://www.airport-dubrovnik.hr/images/sto...ja/areal/05.JPG 19. Coastal Island chain, temperate. 20. Lord Howe Island (YLHI) Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia21. Hamilton Island (YBHM) (HTI) Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia 22. Gustave III (TFFJ) (SBH) Gustavia, Saint-Barthelemy, Guadeloupe23. Vestmannaeyjar (BIVM) (VEY) Iceland 24. Island chain, not highly developed.25. Santos Dumont (SBRJ) (SDU) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil26. Macau International (VMMC) (MFM) Macau 15/26 confirmed. 11, 18 questionable. Seems like we should be able to get 4, 18, 24.

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http://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/0290523...=0050375&size=LOrig photoI really dont' think #18 is LDDUEDIT - #24 - MYES - http://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/1154544...=1154532&size=LEdit - #4 - TT02 - Ulithi - current base of Survivor on CBS TVhttp://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/1148477...=1147875&size=L#16 - NFFO - Malolo - Fiji - http://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/0680074/L/

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As of now:1. Madeira ICAO: (LPMA) IATA: (FNC) Funchal, Madeira, Portugal2. Madeira3. Macau International (VMMC) (MFM) Macau4. Ulithi (TT02) Falalop island, Micronesia5. Floro (ENFL) (FRO) FLORO, Norway6. Mountain Air Airport (2NC0) Burnsville, NC*7. Mountain golfing*8. flatland, sub-tropical, CA, SA, AFR?*9. tropical, short runway, 10. North Front (GIB) Gibraltar, Gibraltar*11. Courchevel (CVF) Courchevel, France Viewed many pics of Courchevel and flew there in FS9, Similar but trees and topo are different. Alps, BC-US Rockies, NW Cascades*12. Surrounded by big city.*13. Coastal, undeveloped area, no apparent roads, tarmac runway, few buildings, Lodge on beach? thick vegetation, near mouth of river, east coast AFR, AUS, SA, US? 14. Andover/Aeroflex,(12N) New Jersey15. Princess Juliana (TNCM) Philipsburg, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles16. Malolo Lailai (NFFO) (PTF) Fiji17. Lukla (LUA) Lukla, Nepal*18. Dubrovnik (LDDU) (DBV) Dubrovnik, Croatia (Hrvatska) Similar but don't think so. See http://www.airport-dubrovnik.hr/index.php?...id=14&Itemid=38*19. Coastal island chain, temperate.20. Lord Howe Island (YLHI) Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia21. Hamilton Island (YBHM) (HTI) Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia22. Gustave III (TFFJ) (SBH) Gustavia, Saint-Barthelemy, Guadeloupe23. Vestmannaeyjar (BIVM) (VEY) Iceland24. Exuma - Staniel Cay (MYES) (TYM) Staniel Cay, Bahamas25. Santos Dumont (SBRJ) (SDU) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil26. Macau International (VMMC) (MFM) Macau18/26 confirmed. #11, #18 questionable. #7,8,9,12,13,19, nothing. Should be able to get #18, on coastal cliffs, western or southern Europe? Too green for most of Mediterranean?

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