Re: I'm so proud.
- From: ptomblin+netnews@xxxxxxxxx (Paul Tomblin)
- Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 12:13:32 +0000 (UTC)
In a previous article, Logan Shaw <lshaw-usenet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
>Paul Tomblin wrote:
>> airport and opened a new one. The amazing thing is that they got the
>> other one ready, but didn't have the fuel trucks, baggage carts, etc. So
>> they scheduled a few hour gap between arrivals, and moved everything from
>> the old airport to the new one while 747s were en-route.
>In ci.austin.tx.us, they did a similar thing several years ago when they
>opened the new airport (and former air-force base), ABIA.
>Except they closed the old airport and drove all the vehicles from one
>airport to the other in a caravan on city streets in the middle of the
>night, since the airports were several miles apart and some of the
That's exactly what they did in Hong Kong as well. The TV show about it
showed miles of baggage carts, fuel trucks, service trucks, catering
trucks (you know, the ones with the big lift so they can be raised up to
the aircraft door), etc all driving through Hong Kong at break neck speed.
Paul Tomblin <ptomblin@xxxxxxxxx> http://xcski.com/blogs/pt/
Don't use a big word where a diminutive one will suffice.
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