Old Memories - 747 in Madeira

by Rui Sousa October. 06, 2002 18452 views

On the 6th October 2002, Madeira airport new terminal was inaugurated. To celebrate the ocasion, we had the presence of a B747 (TF-ABA).
It was the first time (and only, until know) that such a plane landed at Madeira.
Outside the airport, lots and lots of people to see the plane.

Living on an island, the airport and its planes, as well as the ships are of capital importance to all Madeirarean, so its not a surprise the interest such a big bird made among the people.

Traffic was a big mess for Km around the airport and even arrving early only could get a parking far from runway 05's treshold. Had to walk the rest and it wasn't easy to find a place to stay… :))

The camera was crappy and the photographer was even worst but anyway, the pics are here to remember…

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Lockheed 10 years ago

Olha que eu não me importava mesmo só de ver este belo acontecimento!!


10 years ago Edited

Very nice post Rui! :)
I'm glad you've been working on your "oldies" :)

10 years ago Edited
Jennye 10 years ago

good post!! :))

10 years ago Edited
Rui Sousa 10 years ago

Just know I noticed, on background 2 other old memories...and Air Luxor plane (already gone airline...) and an old livery TAP....
(And look at the size of the 747 compared to those 2 smallies....)

10 years ago Edited
Steven 10 years ago

good photos and a very bad sings (signatures).

10 years ago Edited
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