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10 Plane Spotting Locations from Above

by Matt Falcus

Here are ten of the world’s best plane spotting locations as seen from above, thanks to Google Maps.

How many have you visited?


Myrtle Avenue, London Heathrow


Nai Yang Beach, Phuket

[Read our Phuket Spotting Trip Report]


Renaissance Concourse Hotel, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson


International Viewing Gallery, Tokyo Haneda


Waving Galleries, Jakarta Soekarno Hatta Airport

[A Guide to Jakarta’s Best Spotting Locations]


The Mound, Madrid Barajas

[Viva Espana – the Best of Spotting in Spain]


Runway Visitor Park, Manchester

[Where to Spot at Manchester Airport – Our Guide]


The Beach, Sydney Kingsford Smith


Gravelly Point, Washington Reagan Airport


Pier B Observation Deck, Zurich




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1 comment

Chris February 11, 2018 - 5:35 pm

Very interesting but I find it difficult to see where the spotting spots actually are especially for the mound at Madrid. Could you use the same larger symbol in each picture please?
Others I guess need no explanation eg pier B Zurich.


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