A full-fledged, photo-rich #AirportThrowdown is taking place in the Twittersphere – and it all started, innocently enough, with this image posted by Salt Lake City International Airport:
Not many airports can compete with a view like ours at #SLC International! #SLCAirport pic.twitter.com/9avNcnnGmp— SaltLakeCityAirport (@slcairport) December 3, 2014
Someone at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, which helps promote McCarran International Airport, saw that tweet and asked McCarran officials if they could beat that.
They thought they could. With this:
The Airports Council International noticed too and started tweeting and retweeting these images with an #AirportThrowdown hashtag. Soon airports around the country -and the world – were joining in with pictures and tweets trying to one-up each other, in a fun way that has gone viral.
Here’s a sampling:
.@airportscouncil @FlyTPA @slcairport @LASairport It's hard to compete w/ a skyline view like ours! #AirportThrowdown pic.twitter.com/6jgeH91G3m
— O'Hare Intl. Airport (@fly2ohare) December 5, 2014
.@CAKairport @airportscouncil @fly2ohare We may share a city, but our view is better 😉 #AirportThrowdown pic.twitter.com/UA0FTnsHwD
— Midway Intl. Airport (@fly2midway) December 5, 2014
How many airports have an ocean view? MRY does! Our picture perfect view. #montereyairport #AirportThrowdown pic.twitter.com/P0CT4ZBwiw
— Monterey Airport (@MontereyAirport) December 5, 2014
Nothing beats a #BWI (stained glass) Maryland Blue Crab for an @airportscouncil Friday #AirportThrowdown! #airports pic.twitter.com/Wi8LxUeCvm
— BWI Marshall Airport (@BWI_Airport) December 5, 2014
.@airportscouncil challenge accepted. Great views? Yeah, DEN has some of those: #AirportThrowdown pic.twitter.com/mLEKy5A0Dz
— Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) December 5, 2014
We prefer the bird's eye view at #Toronto YYZ @airportscouncil #AirportThrowdown pic.twitter.com/TJWuh2VwuY
— Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) December 5, 2014
Get the picture? Want to see more? Search Twitter for the tweets with the hashtag #AirportThrowdown.
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