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Salt Lake shows off in #AirportThrowdown

By KSL.com | Posted - Dec. 15, 2014 at 10:29 p.m.



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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. pic.twitter.com/nTpF3q4vEg — McCarran Airport (@LASairport) December 4, 2014

> .[@airportscouncil](https://twitter.com/airportscouncil) [@FlyTPA](https://twitter.com/FlyTPA) [@slcairport](https://twitter.com/slcairport) [@LASairport](https://twitter.com/LASairport) It's hard to compete w/ a skyline view like ours! [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/6jgeH91G3m](http://t.co/6jgeH91G3m) > > — O'Hare Intl. Airport (@fly2ohare) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/fly2ohare/status/540896896559370240)

> Nothing beats a [\#BWI](https://twitter.com/hashtag/BWI?src=hash) (stained glass) Maryland Blue Crab for an [@airportscouncil](https://twitter.com/airportscouncil) Friday [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash)! [\#airports](https://twitter.com/hashtag/airports?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/Wi8LxUeCvm](http://t.co/Wi8LxUeCvm) > > — BWI Marshall Airport (@BWI\_Airport) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/BWI_Airport/status/540914856275480578)

> .[@airportscouncil](https://twitter.com/airportscouncil) [\#Pilots](https://twitter.com/hashtag/Pilots?src=hash) love our ACI-award-winning runway with [\#LED](https://twitter.com/hashtag/LED?src=hash) lights [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [\#lifeincbus](https://twitter.com/hashtag/lifeincbus?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/5uP5vh0bFN](http://t.co/5uP5vh0bFN) > > — Port Columbus (@PortColumbusCMH) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/PortColumbusCMH/status/540921366925815808)

> .[@airportscouncil](https://twitter.com/airportscouncil) challenge accepted. Great views? Yeah, DEN has some of those: [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/mLEKy5A0Dz](http://t.co/mLEKy5A0Dz) > > — Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/DENAirport/status/540926144183156736)

> Forget the sunset views. What's more beautiful than a Crawfish striking a pose by a BTR taxiway! [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/ziXVSVIpD4](http://t.co/ziXVSVIpD4) > > — Baton Rouge Airport (@BTRairport) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/BTRairport/status/540930145100767233)

> Don't worry, [@FlySJC](https://twitter.com/FlySJC), we can handle the snow! [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [\#WinterReady](https://twitter.com/hashtag/WinterReady?src=hash) [\#WhiteChristmas](https://twitter.com/hashtag/WhiteChristmas?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/LruKRactX8](http://t.co/LruKRactX8) > > — Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/TorontoPearson/status/540952963578335232)

> Did somebody say [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash)? [@airportscouncil](https://twitter.com/airportscouncil): [pic.twitter.com/xiHqv2Kbi1](http://t.co/xiHqv2Kbi1) > > — Vancouver Airport (@yvrairport) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/yvrairport/status/540963876515246080)

> Just another day in paradise. We love this bird's eye view of our city. [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/aexDgTMoDE](http://t.co/aexDgTMoDE) > > — Miami Int'l Airport (@iflymia) [December 10, 2014](https://twitter.com/iflymia/status/542730405636767744)

> Hey [@airportscouncil](https://twitter.com/airportscouncil) We have great City Views from Dallas Love Field! 🌇[\#DAL](https://twitter.com/hashtag/DAL?src=hash) [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [pic.twitter.com/aOniMZ5vpO](http://t.co/aOniMZ5vpO) > > — Dallas Love Field (@DallasLoveField) [December 10, 2014](https://twitter.com/DallasLoveField/status/542530332247855104)

> Airports around the world crossing their fingers that SXM doesn't pick up on the [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) thread. [pic.twitter.com/jr2DKnf7JM](http://t.co/jr2DKnf7JM) > > — Justin Meyer (@JustinMeyerKC) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/JustinMeyerKC/status/540998973385748480)

> The photo that started it all... [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) [\#SLC](https://twitter.com/hashtag/SLC?src=hash) [\#SLCAirport](https://twitter.com/hashtag/SLCAirport?src=hash) [@airportscouncil](https://twitter.com/airportscouncil) [pic.twitter.com/EULXFJ3PUd](http://t.co/EULXFJ3PUd) > > — SaltLakeCityAirport (@slcairport) [December 5, 2014](https://twitter.com/slcairport/status/540985101849751552)

> Okay, [@slcairport](https://twitter.com/slcairport) still wins this whole [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) thing. [pic.twitter.com/x2tf7VRo8w](http://t.co/x2tf7VRo8w) > > — Jered Fregoso (@jfregoso) [December 15, 2014](https://twitter.com/jfregoso/status/544339325182148608)

> [\#AirportThrowdown](https://twitter.com/hashtag/AirportThrowdown?src=hash) continues with views of city and Wasatch Mountains @ [\#SLC](https://twitter.com/hashtag/SLC?src=hash)! [pic.twitter.com/fJFTPD7iZm](http://t.co/fJFTPD7iZm) > > — SaltLakeCityAirport (@slcairport) [December 9, 2014](https://twitter.com/slcairport/status/542358265409978368)

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