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Trivandrum Intl. Airport – Spotting Guide

Trivandrum Intl. Airport – Spotting Guide

Trivandrum International Airport (IATA: TRV, ICAO: VOTV). The airport is a primary base for Air India Express operations and is a focus city for Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and IndiGo.Trivandrum International Airport hosts Air India’s Narrow body Maintenance, repair and overhaul unit — MRO consisting of twin hangars for servicing Boeing 737 type aircraft, servicing mostly Air India Express  aircraft. In addition to civil operations, Trivandrum Airport caters to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Coast Guard for their strategic operations. IAF have an exclusive apron to handle all their operations. Trivandrum airport also caters to the Rajiv Gandhi Academy…

Sion Airport Spotting Guide

Sion Airport Spotting Guide

Sion Airport (IATA: SIR, ICAO: LSGS/LSMS), is located in the state of Valais neat the most well-known ski resort of Switzerland. The airport was mainly used by the Swiss Air Force but now due to the coast reduction of the army, the Air Force is leaving the base at the end of this year 2017. Sion will be used by civil aviation only from 2018, acting only as alternate airfield for the Swiss Air Force.

Jandakot Airport – Spotting Guide

Jandakot Airport – Spotting Guide

Jandakot Airport (IATA: JAD, ICAO: YPJT) is an Australian general aviation airport located near Perth International in Western Australia. It’s the major general aviation airport in WA and one of the busiest airfields and largest aviation training bases in Australia. Below you will find the three major spots that local spotters used otherwise you can easily drive around the airport and find places throw the fences where you can take pictures and leave.

EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg  (BSL / LFSB)

EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL / LFSB)

EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg  (BSL / LFSB) is located around 3.5 km north of Basel – 20 km southeast of Mulhouse and 46 km southwest of Freiburg im Breisgau on the French side of the border. BSL/LFSB has one airside pier, splitted into French and Swiss side. The airport has two runways: 16/34 of 3,920 m (12,860 ft) in length, 26/08 of 1,860 m (6,102 ft) in length. For most of the day and in most conditions, runway 15 is used for landings and departures and 26 are used for takeoffs for biz-jets (max size Boeing 737 & 763 / Airbus…

Aberdeen Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Aberdeen Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Aberdeen International Airport (Scottish Gaelic: Port-adhair Eadar-nàiseanta Obar Dheathain) (IATA: ABZ, ICAO: EGPD) is an international airport, located at Dyce, a suburb of Aberdeen, Scotland, approximately 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) northwest of Aberdeen city centre. A total of over 3.7 million passengers used the airport in 2014, an increase of 8.2% compared with 2013 and a record annual total for the airport. The airport is owned and operated by AGS Airports which also owns and operates Glasgow and Southampton Airports. It was previously owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings (formerly known as BAA). Aberdeen Airport is…

Paine Field, Snohomish Country Spotting Guide

Paine Field, Snohomish Country Spotting Guide

Paine Field, Snohomish Country Airport (PAE/KPAE), is the home of the Boeing Everett Factory, the world’s largest building by volume and the primary assembly location for Boeing’s wide-body 747, 767, 777, 787 aircraft. Paine Field is also home to four flight schools, Chinook Flight Simulations, Regal Air, Northway Aviation and Everett Helicopters making it a popular destination for flight training. There are also a number of flying clubs on the field.

Chambéry Savoie Airport Spotting Guide

Chambéry Savoie Airport Spotting Guide

A hot tip for skiers! There is a little city in the French Alps called Chambéry! And the starting point of those ski adventures in this beautiful landscape is mostly CMF Airport! CMF not only welcomes small bizjets but also biiig aircraft up to the medium-haul-sized Boeing B757-200. As already mentioned, there is also private and business traffic as well as a few helicopter movements. They usually take place as shuttles to the ski resorts. This airport is a perfect stopover on the road journey to Southern France or a lovely daytrip if you stay near Geneva and you have time to go…

Nuremberg Airport Spotting Guide

Nuremberg Airport Spotting Guide

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.

Rome Fiumicino Spotting Guide

Rome Fiumicino Spotting Guide

Rome Fiumicino Airport is the largest of the airports servicing Rome (the notable other being Ciampino, which handles only low-cost traffic) and the main hub for Italian carrier Alitalia. The airport handled just over 36 million passengers in 2013, but sadly traffic is currently declining due to several cost cutting and route closures of Alitalia. Though that might change again in the future with their new investor Etihad Airways.

Paris Charles de Gaulle Spotting Guide

Paris Charles de Gaulle Spotting Guide

Paris CDG airport is the main gateway to France and has mainly international flights, but also domestic and regional flights. Air France, Easy JET and Fedex have a Hub in cdg. There are flights operated to all continents except for Australia. Except Qantas, all the airlines operating A380s fly CDG on a daily basis. There are also many 787 (Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, JAL, Air India, Aero Mexico ) and the Air France engineering center may also  bring some exotic aircraft from time to time. There are also a lot of cargo destinations but unfortunatly, most of them (except Fedex) run operations during night…

Nantes Atlantique Aéroport Spotting Guide

Nantes Atlantique Aéroport Spotting Guide

Nantes Atlantique Aéroport is the biggest airport in North-Western part of France with nearly 3 Mio passengers in 2013. The regional carrier Regional CAE is based here, although it merged with other Air France subsidiaries (Britair and Airlinair) to create the Hop! company in 2013. So lots of movements are Hop! airplanes for national flights, specially during week days, with some Air France flight to Paris-CDG and Marseille. Nantes is also a base for Volotea 717s, with 4 or 5 airplanes based. With the proximity of Airbus factory, the platform is also visited by Airbus Belugas on a nearly weekly basis, and…