Wonderland – Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Wonderland – Chicago O’Hare International Airport

A Thank You to Planespotters:
What is your favorite airport and where do you go to watch airplanes? an air force base? your backyard? a quiet airfield? a regional airport? a busy international airport? an air force base? a tangle of ramps and taxiways? Does it come equipped with a bright and busy major terminal decked-out in state-of-the-art architecture with plush lounges, a local FBO or a few old hangers lined up on one side of the field? is it a seaplane base? is it a small grass strip? an airstrip in the mountains? how about a helicopter pad? are its runways concrete or asphalt? is its control tower one of the tallest in the world? does it have a control tower at all? does the sound of a cracking mic on a unicom spell your happy place? Maybe it snows or rains there a lot. Be it across a sea, a two-hour drive, a little bicycle ride down a dirt road and a leap over a picket fence away or maybe even down a “rabbit hole” like mine….

Whatever your airport wonderland is, THNX for
celebrating it. Thanks for all the pictures and all the aviation videos!!

If I could have it my way I would spend all my time flying and traveling but since I can’t, a trip to my airport wonderland or watching new aviation videos on YouTube 😉 satisfies my craving every now and then. Good thing I try to take doses often.

Here’s a toast to the magic of flight I enjoy and the thrill and adventure of travel that I remember when I go planespotting, even if I do it through my computer. Here’s a salute to Chicago O’Hare International Airport KORD / ORD,
my planespotting wonderland.

Aircraft Featured:
Boeing 747, Canadair Regional Jet Crj-700, Airbus A340 -300, ERJ-145, Boeing 747-400F, McDonnell Douglas MD-11F, CRJ-900, Boeing 767, Boeing 767-300ER, Boeing 747-8i, Boeing
747-8, Boeing 777, Boeing 777-200, Airport Firetrucks, Boeing 737, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 777-300ER, Airbus A330, Airbus A330-200, Boeing 737-900ER, Boeing 747-8F, Airbus A330-300,
Boeing 747-400, Airbus A320 Sharklets, Airbus A340-200, etc.

Airlines Featured:
United Express, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, American Eagle, EVA Air Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo, Delta Connection, Austrian Airlines, AeroMexico, Korean Air, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Continental Retro Livery (United Airlines), Cargolux Cargo, Oneworld livery, Iberia, Air France Cargo, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Volaris, Cathay Pacific Airways, SkyWest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Aer Lingus, TACA, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Alitalia, SkyTeam Livery, etc.

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