Luxembourg Airport is situated 6 kilometres east of the city of Letzebuerg, the capital of Europe’s 7th smallest state by size and population. Luxembourg is not only the home of many istitutions of European Union like the European Court of Auditors and the Court of Justice, but also of Luxair and Cargolux. They operate from the country’s single international and paved landing strip – called Luxembourg Findel Airport.
Corfu, a very popular place to spend the holidays amongst us Europeans – and rightly so! Beautiful beaches, clear water and some great people bringing Greek feeling along makes this island unique! Not only the island is astonishing but the airport also! Corfu’s airport is very exciting, with only one short runway, the airport has to cope in peak times, while widebodies and holiday charters float in one by one!
Anchorage “Ted Stevens international airport” ANC/PANC is the main airport in Alaska (USA). It’s probably the heaven for cargo planes lovers but many companies operate regular passengers flights there. The airport is open around the clock but depending on the season, the light is only available during 3 or 4 hours. In summer, you can see many movements with “Everts Air” DC-6 and DC-9 freighters because of the salmon deliveries. ANC is a hub for various cargo companies, like UPS, FedEX, Korean Air Cargo, Cathay Pacific cargo, NAC Northern Air Cargo… This means that you will see many MD-11F, B747-400F…
Clear, blue water, sunshine, and the typical Caribbean flair – Welcome to Curaçao! It is the largest of the three ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao) and it also offers the largest airport in the region, by the way also the longest runway in the entire Leeward and Windward Islands being closely followed by Aruba and Saint Maarten.
Our member Patrick is an unregular visitor to Nuremberg´s airport and would like to share 13 Spots of the Albrecht Duerer Airport with you, the 10th largest airport in Germany. In 2014 the airport handled 3,26 Million Passengers. NUE handles german airlines like Germanwings, Air Berlin, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Regional, Tuifly and SunExpress Germany. The Airport is served by the european network carriers Air France, KLM, Swiss and Turkish Airlines.
Aruba is a rather uncharted spot of land on the globe for Europeans but this island is a must-do in your life if you like white beaches, sunny weather, lovely landscapes and inhabitants! Not only the island is great, it also has got a quite large airport which is unmissable when you are there. Aruba Airport is named after the mother of the Netherland colonies – The Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, the former head of state before here retirement in 2014. Check out the guide for more of this paradise!
SXM is one of the biggest and most popular, if not the most popular airport in the Caribbean. Every spotter has seen the famous pictures or videos from the KLM Jumbo´s or the Air France A340´s which are making a low approach over the beach above the visitor´s heads and dreamed about to visit this location one day. The airport is located on the dutch side of the island whilst the french side has with Grand Case its on small regional airport.
Saint-Barthélemy is a small island in the Caribbean Sea, located between the islands of Sint Maarten and St. Kitts. The island is an oversea collectivity of France and with only 21 square kilometers, it is one of the smaller islands of the Caribbean. Its a popular place for the rich and famous and the luxury resorts are nothing for the ‘normal’ tourist. Anyway, the airport is well know by aviation enthusiasts because of its famous runway 10 approach.
“Berlin, Berlin, we’re off to Berlin!” – If this adage goes for you and you are looking for a spotting guide for Berlin’s busiest airport, then you’re right to be here! Yes, it is still opened and it’s being more embarrassing for the BER-airport-chairman day by day TXL is opened and BER is closed. But for spotters it’s not even bad that Tegel Airport is still in operation because it is a lovely airport to take photos with jolly good traffic!
Located on the North of Portugal, Porto is the country’s 2nd busiest airport handling nowadays more then 6 Million passengers/year. The airport is an hub for TAP, Ryanair, and starting in 2015 for easyJet as well. Even though TAP is the busiest airline in terms of aircraft movements, Ryanair is the leading airline in terms of passenger numbers. TAP operates one daily A330 flight to destinations in South and North America and most of its flights are operated by PGA aircraft.