Category: North America

New York Airports Spotting Website 0

New York Airports Spotting Website

I just came across a great website for the spotting community around New York City. It has guides and maps to all the main airports there, and many other interesting and useful bits of...

Spotting at the Superbowl 2009 – Tampa 0

Spotting at the Superbowl 2009 – Tampa

Are you planning on going to Tampa for the Superbowl? If so, you’ll be in for a treat with the hundreds of biz movements expected, on top of the usual airliners and good weather....

Miami Airport Spotting Hotel 1

Miami Airport Spotting Hotel

If you’re heading to Miami Airport for some spotting, I recommend this hotel to you. The Red Roof Inn has generally good views over the northern part of the airport, in particular the aircraft...

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...

Spotting at Atlantic City 0

Spotting at Atlantic City

Those of you venturing to the US East Coast’s version of Vegas may be interested to know of a few opportunities to spot the action at Atlantic City’s airport. As you’d expect with a...

Spotting at Baltimore Washington Airport 0

Spotting at Baltimore Washington Airport

There are two ‘official’ locations at Baltimore Washington Airport it seems. From a recent report, the best one is that inside the terminal. This overlooks most action, though some will be missed on Runway...

Chicago Airport Hilton 0

Chicago Airport Hilton

A recent report from a spotting trip to Chicago O’Hare gave a bit of information about the Hilton Hotel here. This is the best option for spotting hotels in Chicago, and can allow you...

North American Spotting Highlights – May 08 0

North American Spotting Highlights – May 08

New aircraft around North America worth looking out for this month include: N638VA A320-214 – New Virgin America delivery N245DT 737-4B7 – Now stored at Marana after Adam Air lease. N597AS 737-890 – New...

American MD-80s Back In Service 0

American MD-80s Back In Service

After technical problems and FAA inspections which grounded much of the MD-80 fleet of American Airlines, the airline announced that it has now returned the entire fleet to service. So for those heading to...