Remotely connecting to an Airport Disk in OS X Lion

After upgrading to OS X Lion and iCloud, I was disappointed to learn that remotely connecting to drives shared on an Airport Extreme is apparently no longer a supported feature. After a bit of experimentation, however, I found that—at least for now—it is possible to mount an Airport Disk directly by doing the following:

  1. In Finder, select Go > Connect to Server…
  2. Enter something like this, replacing placeholder names with the real names of your Airport Extreme, .Mac account and shared drive: afp://My Airport

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