Emirates Airlines - Skywards
Member since 30 Nov 2015
Total posts 419
Imagine if Melbourne Airport was to use the shorter 'decommissioned' control tower as a public observation tower, they could charge a huge entrance fee, you would get a ride up in the lift and a magnificent view of the airport, not sure how many levels it is, but they could put in a restaurant as well, the public could access it from the perimeter road and they could put parking there without too much interference. It could be the first airport in the world to do such thing, I could see it being a sensation for enthusiasts.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 15 Dec 2014
Total posts 191
Could do the same to the old Sydney Tower.
Yeah, jazz it up, put in a revolving restaurant.
Member since 31 Mar 2014
Total posts 204
Best idea i have heard on this site.
Member since 12 Jul 2014
Total posts 79
They do it in most big Airports in Germany, although from a dedicated area atop the terminas, not defunc Towers, but a good idea nontheless.
Member since 12 Apr 2013
Total posts 870
Forget about restaurant for the moment and say it would be only observation deck. How much you would pay? I would not pay more then $10 and probably it is not worth for them.
Though idea is nice - it should be implemented everywhere.
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 768
Its a great idea and I would love it to happen but someone would get in the way and get upset about security
Member since 25 Sep 2013
Total posts 374
Well it would be nice if they didn't charge huge entrance fees.
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