Salt Lake shows off in #AirportThrowdown

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SALT LAKE CITY — All it took was one tweet for a scenery war to start on the Web. The social media feed from the Salt Lake International Airport tweeted a picture of a sunrise and added, "Not many airports can compete with a view like ours at #SLC International!"

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas and two airports in Chicago sent out their own pictures promoting the local view.

The Airports Council tweeted a challenge with the hashtag #AirportThrowdown and soon airports around the world added views from their runways.

Check out some of the best airport photos submitted:

@airportscouncil@slcairport -- For fun's sake, @LASairport will see your sunset and raise you the Strip & mountains. — McCarran Airport (@LASairport) December 4, 2014

> .[@airportscouncil]( [@FlyTPA]( [@slcairport]( [@LASairport]( It's hard to compete w/ a skyline view like ours! [\#AirportThrowdown]( []( > > — O'Hare Intl. Airport (@fly2ohare) [December 5, 2014](

> Nothing beats a [\#BWI]( (stained glass) Maryland Blue Crab for an [@airportscouncil]( Friday [\#AirportThrowdown](! [\#airports]( []( > > — BWI Marshall Airport (@BWI\_Airport) [December 5, 2014](

> .[@airportscouncil]( [\#Pilots]( love our ACI-award-winning runway with [\#LED]( lights [\#AirportThrowdown]( [\#lifeincbus]( []( > > — Port Columbus (@PortColumbusCMH) [December 5, 2014](

> .[@airportscouncil]( challenge accepted. Great views? Yeah, DEN has some of those: [\#AirportThrowdown]( []( > > — Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) [December 5, 2014](

> Forget the sunset views. What's more beautiful than a Crawfish striking a pose by a BTR taxiway! [\#AirportThrowdown]( []( > > — Baton Rouge Airport (@BTRairport) [December 5, 2014](

> Don't worry, [@FlySJC](, we can handle the snow! [\#AirportThrowdown]( [\#WinterReady]( [\#WhiteChristmas]( []( > > — Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) [December 5, 2014](

> Did somebody say [\#AirportThrowdown]( [@airportscouncil]( []( > > — Vancouver Airport (@yvrairport) [December 5, 2014](

> Just another day in paradise. We love this bird's eye view of our city. [\#AirportThrowdown]( []( > > — Miami Int'l Airport (@iflymia) [December 10, 2014](

> Hey [@airportscouncil]( We have great City Views from Dallas Love Field! 🌇[\#DAL]( [\#AirportThrowdown]( []( > > — Dallas Love Field (@DallasLoveField) [December 10, 2014](

> Airports around the world crossing their fingers that SXM doesn't pick up on the [\#AirportThrowdown]( thread. []( > > — Justin Meyer (@JustinMeyerKC) [December 5, 2014](

> The photo that started it all... [\#AirportThrowdown]( [\#SLC]( [\#SLCAirport]( [@airportscouncil]( []( > > — SaltLakeCityAirport (@slcairport) [December 5, 2014](

> Okay, [@slcairport]( still wins this whole [\#AirportThrowdown]( thing. []( > > — Jered Fregoso (@jfregoso) [December 15, 2014](

> [\#AirportThrowdown]( continues with views of city and Wasatch Mountains @ [\#SLC](! []( > > — SaltLakeCityAirport (@slcairport) [December 9, 2014](

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