Brisbane Tower - 1998
This Tower opened for business along with the New Airport in March of 1988, although Qantas had been given special permission to use the new runway for its Boeing 747-238 service to Hong Kong since 30 November 1987. This operation was limited to Qantas and daylight only, and was permitted because takeoffs on the old runway were payload-limited.
Today this not unattractive view is partially obscured by the elevated railway from Brisbane city which cuts across the scene. The trees in the foreground have also been cut down to make way for airport staff carparking.
The aircraft is now-defunct Impulse Airlines' Beech 1900D VH-IMQ.
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(Photo: Phil Vabre)
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