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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 31 May, 2020

The best thing about Dublin Airport is the flights to Amsterdam going from Gate 420

Just a coincidence? It happens ALL the time.

GAZING UPON THE departures board for the Dublin-Amsterdam flight, you might come across the words:

“Go To Gate 420″

Yes, this is not a drill:

For those unaware, allow Urban Dictionary to describe why this is a beautiful coincidence:

420 Source: UrbanDictionary

Spotted by Irish Reddit user HeveredSeads this week, the Gate 420 to Amsterdam is not a new phenomenon in Dublin Airport.

Not by a long shot.

Evidence of it exists as far back as 2013 – and yes, it was the departure point to the Netherlands’ capital of weed culture

Supplemented by photographic confirmation in 2014, this is a long-running thing

And on and on it goes – the Aer Lingus flight from Dublin seems to depart from Gate 420 an awful lot

420cover Source: @Bulldog__ViSiON Twitter

Is it just a coincidence? Or did someone plant a weed joke deep in the heart of the Dublin Airport machine?

Probably the former, but it’s a nice little nod for those travelling over

*sunglasses emoji face*


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David Elkin

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