Airport Spotting Blog Blog

Stored F-27s at Cologne to Go 1

Stored F-27s at Cologne to Go

You may be aware that there are a number of stored Fokker F-27 aircraft at Cologne/Bonn airport, owned by WDL Aviation. These have been present a number of years, stored at the far side...

Berlin Tempelhof Closes 0

Berlin Tempelhof Closes

The historic Berlin Tempelhof Airport will close tonight after many years of use. Most notably, the airport featured heavily in the Berlin Airlift, seeing thousands of flights bringing relief supplies into the city when...

Homeland Security Stance on Plane Spotting? 6

Homeland Security Stance on Plane Spotting?

I saw this posted on a number of mailing lists recently, regarding the stance Homeland Security in the USA take towards plane spotters. Perhaps it will be useful if you’re planning a spotting trip...

Guide to Spotting at Dubai

Guide to Spotting at Dubai

Paul Moiser, an expert on spotting in Dubai, has kindly provided this extensive report for your reference. If you are planning a spotting trip to Dubai, or want to know what it is like...

Bournemouth Aviation Museum Reopens 3

Bournemouth Aviation Museum Reopens

Great news today. Bournemouth Aviation Museum is to re-open this Saturday (18 October 2008), 10 months since it was closed by the airport due to them requiring the land for other purposes. Now the...

Spotting at Kuala Lumpur Airport 5

Spotting at Kuala Lumpur Airport

Kuala Lumpur’s modern new airport (KLIA) luckily provides very acceptable facilities for spotting aircraft. In the International Terminal, follow signs for the viewing area, which is upstairs past the food court. The large room...

Special Zurich Tours 0

Special Zurich Tours

BUCHairTours have organised a number of special airside tours for enthusiasts at Zurich airport during the period when the original observation deck closes. These run between Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 and Sunday, February 1st,...

Free Bus Services at London Heathrow 1

Free Bus Services at London Heathrow

Did you know there are some free bus services around London Heathrow that are ideal for spotters moving around the various perimeter locations? Bus service between Hatton Cross and Terminal 5 are: 423 via...

Zurich Deck Updates 0

Zurich Deck Updates

The viewing decks at Zurich will now close on 1 November for building work. The deck on Pier E will re-open in January 2009. Thanks to Thomas Jaeger for the information. Why not purchase...