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Does anyone know a good source for airport photos?

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I'm specifically looking for an aerial shot of KRDU (Raleigh-Durham NC). I would also take details of the terminals. Both would be great.Thanks

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I found this neat freeware called USAPhotoMaps that downloads U.S.Geological Survey aerial photos from http://terraserver.homeadvisor.msn.com/ (available at no charge, courtesy of Microsoft) and creates a contiguous map from them. You can get it at http://jdmcox.com/ . The only challenge then is to colorize them as they are black and white. You can zoom to specific levels such as 1 meter per pixel, 2 meters per pixel, etc. Combine that with the coordinates for airports that you can get from http://www.airnav.com/ and you have an effective combination for grabbing images of airports. Hope this helps.

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Thanks alot...that program is really cool. I'm trying to start designing scenery and all the advice helps.

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Also check http://www.airliners.net.I did a quick search on KRDU, and it returned 214 photographs.For me, this has been the best site for gettting the correct building textures (other than actually visiting the site).Allen

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How do you search for airports at airliners.net? I only see searches for airplanes or airlines.Pete

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Hi. Under "Category" select "Airport overviews" then "country..." and "Show me.." TV

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Are you working on a scenery for the RDU area? The default scenery only shows one terminal. I would love to have the entire airport with both terminals, maybe even gates....Please let me know if you upload anything. Thanks!

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I would like to do a very detailed RDU. The only problem is that I have never designed scenery, but I'm trying. In the meantime download a file called 27airports (or something like that). It fixes a lot of places including RDU, CLT, and GSO. It's really good, but needs just a little more accuracy (at least at RDU). But at least it adds both terminals (and some gates).

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