How many of the big airports have you been to?

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  1. desamo

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    I know that, compared to some people here, my 19 are fairly sad. List here.

    I'll be traveling to two more by year's end, but now I think I need a quest for the rest of the list. Four countries I haven't been to are on that list; it'll be a bit harder justifying the ones I have been to given other travel plans, but there's always connections, right?
     
  2. DestinationDavid
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    22 here. I have work to do!
     
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    23 so far. Checking off DXB and MUC this year.

    Embarrassed to say I've never been to Vegas or Houston...
     
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    I've been to all the airports in the US. Though I've been to Germany, I came in via ship and overland (two separate visits), so no airports.

    New ones for me this year on the list will be HKG and DXB.
     
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    Yes I've been to Germany a bunch of times, just never to Munich. The other 3 (of the thirty most active) that I have yet to check off are CGK, PEK and KUL ... As you highlight in the original post, I'm sure there are many on MP that have checked all thirty.
     
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    I've never been to Japan, China, UAE, Thailand, or Kuala Lumpur.

    The others are mostly wrong airport: I've flown into Venice, but not Rome, Barcelona but not Madrid, etc.
     
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    NRT isn't even on the list and HND is #5.
     
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    NRT was #33 in a prior year, so maybe it's just that they're not in the top 30 by pax count?
     
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    20 is my count ... a few more to go in the US, and then need to knock out Asia.

    GenevaFlyer
     
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    !7 and counting...I've got work to do, too :)
     
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    I have flown to all except CGK. Oddly for me, I have actually never been in Indonesia. I suppose I should make a weekend trip next time I'm in Singapore so I can eliminate that deficiency. More oddly I have been in every other ASEAN member state and lived in three of them. Still, never Indonesia.
     
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    By the end of the month I will have done 13 of top 30 from 2011... I'm missing some easy ones too... JFK, CLT, and PHX in the US. I have hit the rest of the US ones plus FCO, MUC, and SIN and will hit AMS on April 21.
     
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    Just a measly 6 here. Then again, much of my flying is either in Canada or repeated trips to the same couple of airports.
     
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    Only 10 as of right now :(
     
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    Thinking about the list again, I think many of us are limited by our alliance loyalty. For some of the airports, I would never really need to go there unless I was actually visiting that city. When I look at some of the airports I'm missing: FRA, AMS, MUC, I realize ... these are *A and ST hubs. As a OW flyer, I'm often in JFK, DFW, LHR, HND, etc, but never in FRA/AMS/MUC.
     
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    21... not too shabby.. business travel does pay off - the number would have been 10 fewer 2 years ago :D
     
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    Ahh, also a good point. I'd never voluntarily go to ATL, for example, though I have flown through there in the past (thus my dislike). I have come to accept ORD.
     
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    Twenty-eight.. only CGK and IST on are missing to complete my list.
     
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    Several of the big ones I've hit (including SIN and CGK) were for business travel.
     
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    sin is certainly a nice airport :D I need to go back for the slide... hopefully via the ewr-sin nonstop :D
     
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    17. Never been to Asia, so that knocks off a bunch of them. Done all the U.S. ones, and most of the European, sometimes unfortunately.
     
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    25, missing CGK, DXB, MAD, CLT and MIA. At least 1/2 of this list would also fit nicely in a "Worst 25 Airports List", I think.
     
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    I know - either the slide wasn't there at the time or I missed it. Either way, good to go back for!
     
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    I've been to all top 10, and missing 5 out of the total top 30 (CGK, BKK, PVG, KUL, IST).
     
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