I Wrote “Hello” in the Snow Near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

So today, getting real bored, waiting for what was going on inside a local sports complex to start, I headed outside, and went plane spotting (pics to be a future post). Anyway it snowed a few days prior and just for fun I wrote “hello” really close to the runway 27L. Think anyone would’ve seen it?

Although you can’t see the word from the pictures I took because I made it real big, you can see how close the aircraft were to the ground at that point in the approach, also demonstrated by the X is where it was written. Just a fun little experiment!

Do you think it’s possible to make out the word?

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Nice idea :D but you might need to make the letters thicker considering how far up the plane is from the ground and the angle and all that.

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Cool idea, just make the letters a little thicker, but other than that, it’ll be cool for the pilots and passengers (mostly passengers) to see.

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True true. The snow is already melting though so could only make it so thick😬😫. Plus I’m just wearing sneakers and now I’m soaking wet lol.@Butter_Boi

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Minimums, check. 50, 40, 30, 20-

Pilot: Hey look at that! How nice, someone made a welcome message!

RETARD, RETARD,

Flareeeee!

That’s actually really cool haha 🤣👍

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*I’m weeezing that’s so funny I hope it doesn’t cause any problems

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This sort of reminds me of the guy who lived under the approach path at MKE and wrote “Welcome to Cleveland” in big letters on his roof.

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To be honest I’m surprised airports and cities don’t write welcome messages for people to see from planes more often. It’d be relatively cheap but would be a really fun way to welcome people. If anyone saw my message then I hope I made them smile! A 777 from Beijing just landed over the message so if it’s visible I just made a ton of people either happy excited or confused

We are a funny bunch sometimes.

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*the 777. I’ll edit my photos and post them separately later but this is unedited

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Of course🥳🤩🤪

That would be so cool if some one from the IFC saw it lol

Love the idea!!

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Anyone on in IFC flying to Chicago today? Lol

Here are the final edits! Check em out!

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