Bedfordshire Police have announced a new photo ID scheme for aircraft spotters who visit London Luton airport.
They would like interested spotters to register with them and send two passport photos. You will then be issued with an ID to show if you are ever challenged at the airport.
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Quite what these schemes achieve is questionable, with many airports issuing or showing interest in issuing schemes like this over recent years. In fact, Luton has apparently issued a pass before which has never been used since.
Whether it is illegal to stand on a public road and look at aircraft is something the police have not commented on.