The abandoned Nicosia Airport

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  1. LaserT

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    Nicosia Airport, Cyrpus. Once the most important airport in Cyprus, business stopped in 1974 when the Turkish invaded. It remains abandoned in no mans land, as no Greeks or Turkish are allowed on the grounds. It was also used by the US during WWII when returning from allied bombings.
    The last commercial airline flights out of Nicosia Airport took place in 1977 under UN Special Authorisation, when three of the remaining Cyprus Airways aircraft stranded there since the 1974 invasion were retrieved by British Airways engineers and flown to London.


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    :up:
     
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    Cool. Thanks
     
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    I love these threads. Thanks. :)
     
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    ya, I've seen this. what a waste, mankind is some kind of stupid
     
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    thanks Laser
     
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    Greeks and Turks. Imagine the smell.
     
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    Wow.
     
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    Nice - Frozen in time... Abandoned buildings are very compelling and contain many untold stories and memories...
     
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    Yeah love the stuff too. Sad to see, but it is compelling.
     
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    You forgot to address the most important issue: Are there any abandoned kittens running around that Beth can tweet about?
     
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    Still in better shape than Philly International. ...
     
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    reminds me of Detroit. most of that will buff out
     
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    Looks like the nicest airport in India.
     
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    Still in better shape than the city's of Detroit, Newark and Chicago
     
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    Judging by the amount of birdshit in the terminal, the cats/kittens must be in the minority there :cash:
     
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    That airport was last used as the set for the Chevy Chase Show on FOX
     
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