Originally Posted by Speedbird 48
The thing that is giving me most difficult with model airport building is getting the buildings to be the right size compared to the real thing. How do you guys generally do it without having access to building data such as height or width? This gets more and more difficult the further down the detail rabbit hole you go. How big do you make windows or text for example?
Without Google Maps or Bing Maps help, consider the height of the airplane and moltiply by two: usually the terminal building have two floors, just the giant terminal buildings can have more floors.
Considering the model height is a good hint to realize a realistic true-to-scale terminal building.