Category: Western Europe

Madrid Terminal 1 Spotting 0

Madrid Terminal 1 Spotting

Earlier this week I was in Madrid on business, flying with Jet2 through Terminal 1. Since Terminal 4 is now the focus of this huge airport, I thought I’d update you on the spotting...

Paris Photography Permits 2

Paris Photography Permits

There has been some discussion on the Civil Spotters group about the best e-mail address to use if you want to obtain a photography permit for visiting Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. The best...

Perpignan Spotting 0

Perpignan Spotting

Andy ‘Smudger’ Smith has also given a bit of information about Perpignan – a small regional airport in France just inside the border with Spain. Perpignan is known for having a small collection of...

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...

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 2

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...