Category: Western Europe

Spotting at Reykjavik Airport 0

Spotting at Reykjavik Airport

On honeymoon in Iceland recently, I had the pleasure of visiting Reykjavik’s downtown airport, which is used extensively for domestic flights, biz jets, deliveries and fuel stops, flying schools, and Coast Guard flights. The...

Chateauroux Spotting, France 1

Chateauroux Spotting, France

Chateuroux is a small airport in France, an hour or so south of Paris. It has very little flight activity, with just a regional link to the capital of note. However, the airport has...

Zurich Viewing Deck Changes 0

Zurich Viewing Deck Changes

After a while of speculating the future of the viewing decks at Zurich Airport, which are invaluable spotting locations at this airport, I can now confirm that the original Deck B will close from...

Dublin Pier D Spotting 1

Dublin Pier D Spotting

I had the brief chance to experience Dublin’s new Pier D last weekend as I passed through on my stag do. Not much spotting was done, naturally, but I can at least report on...

Dutch Police Message to Amsterdam Spotters 0

Dutch Police Message to Amsterdam Spotters

The following message has been sent from Dutch Police to spotters at Amsterdam Schiphol airport: Since 1-7-2008 there is 24/7 a new unit operational responsible for the security in the perimeters of Amsterdam Schiphol...

Newcastle Plans Viewing Area 0

Newcastle Plans Viewing Area

Following the petition held recently by aircraft enthusiasts in the Newcastle area to have a viewing area built, it seems the airport has finally given in and announced plans to build an area for...

Spotting at Mahon Menorca Airport 1

Spotting at Mahon Menorca Airport

If you’re visiting Menorca, one of the popular Spanish Balearic islands and wanting a low down on where you can spot aircraft using the airport, read on. The terminal itself is pretty useless for...

Vienna Airport Tours 2

Vienna Airport Tours

An alternative way to see the action at Vienna airport is to take an airside tour. This covers most parts of the airfield and gives you an opportunity to log (quickly!) what’s in and...

Spotting at Rome Ciampino 0

Spotting at Rome Ciampino

I dug out this report I’d written about a visit to Rome’s Ciampino (low cost) airport last year. You may find it useful for spotting: Ciampino is closer to the centre of Rome. It...

Spotting at Liverpool Airport 0

Spotting at Liverpool Airport

Liverpool Airport is quite busy these days, with based easyJet and Ryanair aircraft, plus a number of charter and cargo airlines passing through each day. A recent visit allowed me time to check the...