Closest Cred to an Airport

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  1. MattyH

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    Recently went on a trip away and was disappointed by the lack of Rollercoasters in close proximity to the airport's. It git me thinking about what would be the closes coaster to an Airport. Is there perhaps some obscure airport in China which has a roller coaster?
     
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    Kentucky Kingdom is almost separated by just a highway from Louisville airport.
     
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    In terms of major coasters, Manhattan Express (or whatever they call it now) is pretty damn close to McCarran
     
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    How it's been more than one post and Legoland Billund hasn't been mentioned is beyond me.
     
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    Shame Ryanair's comedy landings don't count really, I've been on coasters with less air time
     
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    Literally mental that one. Probably a 15 minute stroll from the departure gates.
     
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    I've just had a thought. Blackpool airport is only 5 minutes drive from the Pleasure Beach.
     
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    It's a shame most of these don't appear to be airside. Honestly think it can't be difficult to throw a wacky Worm in somewhere to entertain people while they wait for planes.

    Guess it might be a bit difficult to get through security?
     
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    The only airport that would do that in singapore who seems to have one in the Jewel shopping centre attached to the airport.
     
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    I think SeaWorld Orlando is quite close to Orlando International Airport, from memory; I certainly remember driving past Mako and Kraken on our last trip when we weren't too far from the airport, anyway...
     
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    Fun story, I flew from Verona (Italy) to Heathrow last year. The last thing I saw of Italy before asending through the clouds was Gardaland. The first thing I saw when we broke through the crowds again was Legoland Windsor.

    Neither park is that close to the respective airports (Thorpe Park is closer to Heathrow than Lego is) but near enough you can see them.
     
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    Do we not have a geogeek on here to give us a precise claim for this?
    Blackpool?
     
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    See Cod above. Can't beat inside the airport itself.
     
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    Kentucky Kingdom - Louisville International Airport is directly opposite across the freeway. This does, however, mean that T3, the park's SLC, is the closest cred to the airport.

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    Wow, what a depressing welcome home that was for you!
     

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