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Reply to @ELICE: en mi experiencia, el única problema serio con Heathrow es la espera larga en las aduanas. En otros aspectos, me parece un buen aeropuerto, y es fácil llegar al centro de Londres desde allí.
Como pasajero, las veces que me ha tocado visitar este aeropuerto, siempre destaca un aire de profesionalidad y buen hacer. Sabemos que tiene un factor en contra que cuando nos pueden sorprender las inclemencias.
This is obviously an old photo (pre 17Jan) as you can clearly see the scars left by the undercarriage and engines of the BA38 on the grass area. It shows as a very bright green set of 'tracks'. Could google send their satellite over LHR again soon to see them please?
On Thursday 17 January 2008, British Airways flight 38, a Boeing 777 inbound from Beijing, landed short of the runway at Heathrow with its gear not fully deployed -- there's some indication that the plane had a power loss. There were only minor injuries, and the airport continued operations using its other runway. Wikipedia is already on top of the story:
In March 2008, Heathrow will be opening its new Terminal 5, with 112 stores and restaurants (designed to handle traffic at the 2012 Olympics). There's a virtual tour at the airport's web site:
Tim Bray has a blog entry on why you should avoid Heathrow at all costs:
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