I saw this image posted in another question. What airport is this?

747 being marshaled beneath a passenger bridge


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This image was taken at London Gatwick. The bridge connects two portions of the North Terminal, right next to where the North Terminal is labeled on this map:

Map of London Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick claims to be the first airport to have such a feature. As can be seen in the photo, it is the largest in the world, high enough for a 747 to pass underneath.

This is not the only airport to have such a feature, though. Denver International also has a bridge (picture) over the taxiway connecting the terminal building with Concourse A. This one is not as high as the bridge at Gatwick and can't clear anything larger than a 737.

  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, fooot! I got busy wandering around London area airports on Google maps, and forgot to come back to give you an upvote... $\endgroup$
    – FreeMan
    Commented Jun 5, 2015 at 18:02
  • $\begingroup$ I tried a TinEye search, but all it came up with was the imgur link of the original post $\endgroup$
    – FreeMan
    Commented Jun 5, 2015 at 18:04
  • $\begingroup$ @FreeMan Interesting, I used Google and it identified Gatwick (and found the article I linked to). $\endgroup$
    – fooot
    Commented Jun 5, 2015 at 18:06
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    $\begingroup$ You can see it in this Google Maps image -- they even took the photo just as a plane was going under the bridge. $\endgroup$
    – Johnny
    Commented Jun 5, 2015 at 20:08
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    $\begingroup$ KLIA2 in Kuala Lumpur also has sky bridge $\endgroup$
    – Him
    Commented Jun 23, 2015 at 14:17

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