Airport Spotting Blog Blog

Southern France Spotting Notes 0

Southern France Spotting Notes

Andy ‘Smudger’ Smith has recently posted an insightful guide into some of southern France’s main airports and airfields from a spotting point of view. Here are some of the highlights: Nimes: Has some stored...

Airport Satellite Maps 0

Airport Satellite Maps

A really useful site for quickly viewing aerial satellite maps of airports around the world is http://www.aopa.it/maps-apt.asp These are essentially Google Earth maps, but this saves all of the effort in finding them. The...

Newcastle Spotters Petition for Viewing Facilities 0

Newcastle Spotters Petition for Viewing Facilities

Aircraft spotters at Newcastle Airport in the UK have set up a petition to bring back viewing facilities at the airport. It once had a dedicated roof gallery, and indoor areas to watch aircraft....

Save Helsinki Malmi Airport 1

Save Helsinki Malmi Airport

Helsinki’s historic Malmi Airport is under threat. The local authorities want to close the airport to build a new residential area. The airport is wonderfully preserved and has its original pre-war terminal in place....

Durham Tees Valley Flights 0

Durham Tees Valley Flights

For those of you in the North East of England, or planning on visiting the area, there’s an excellent website for Durham Tees Valley (formerly Teesside) Airport, run by Dave Anderson. It lists all...

Spotting at London City Airport 4

Spotting at London City Airport

London City has become a hive of activity in the heart of the city. It is most popular with regional airliners operating short hops to Europe’s capital cities and business centres, and around the...

Aloha 737s at Southend 0

Aloha 737s at Southend

For those in need of any Aloha Boeing 737-700’s, three of them are currently parked up at Southend Airport to the east of London. They are in open storage following the airline ceasing operations....

Heathrow Terminal 5 Spotting 3

Heathrow Terminal 5 Spotting

Many people have enquired about what the spotting facilities are like in the new Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport. I’ve compiled the following information from reports received: Car Parks The short stay car...

Geneva Viewing Terrace Closed 0

Geneva Viewing Terrace Closed

Geneva’s outdoor viewing terrace on the terminal is currently closed for building work to take place. It is unknown whether this will be a permanent closure or just temporary. Anyone travelling for May’s EBACE...

Dubai Sheraton Deira Latest 0

Dubai Sheraton Deira Latest

Latest reports from the popular Sheraton Deira Hotel under the flightpath to Dubai’s airport state that spotting is still welcome on the hotel’s roof for paying guests. This is an excellent location for the...