[cdt-l] Airport close to the Southern Terminus

Joseph Gendron gjosgila at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 12:29:05 CST 2007


Tuscon and El Paso are the closest airports to the southern terminus.  I
prefer Tuscon and it has the Saguaro National Park, a lovely area to explore
Sonoran desert ecology.

Jos



On 3/7/07, chris G <chgeth at yahoo.de> wrote:
>
> I am planning a sobo thruhike this year and I am about
> to book an open-jaw flight from and back to Germany.
> On my way to the US I will fly into Spokane because I
> have a friend there who will be my trailmanager for
> the CDT.
>
> But I have not yet decided from which US airport I
> will fly back to Germany. According to Yogi and a look
> at the map there are there airport cities close to the
> Southern Terminus:
>
> - El Paso
> - Phoenix
> - Albuquerque
>
> When I finished the PCT in 04 I had three weeks left
> to travel around the US, but after completing a
> thruhike nothing could really interest me. The big
> cities that I visited like Vancouver, Seattle and
> Portland seemed ugly and frightening to me. I want to
> avoid that same disappointing experience when I finish
> the CDT.
>
> I will probably have one week between finishing the
> CDT and flying back to Germany. In that week I want to
> be in a nice and relaxed city and maybe visit a
> National Park close by.
>
> Flight prices are pretty much the same for all three
> airport cities - with a trans-Atlantic flight it does
> not really matter which airport I will depart from.
>
> So which of the three cities would you consider best
> in respect of getting a last nice impression before
> going home to Europe?
>
> Thanks for any advice for stupid German Tourists...
>
> German Tourist
>
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