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Brisbane Intl. Airport – Spotting Guide

Brisbane Intl. Airport – Spotting Guide

Brisbane International Airport (IATA: BNE / ICAO: YBBN) is the third busiest Australian airport by aircraft movements with roughly 23 million passengers in 2016. Brisbane is a major hub for Virgin Australia and a secondary hub for both Qantas and its low cost Jetstar. Tigerair Australia also opened a base at BNE. The airport has international and domestic flights, a cargo, a general aviation terminal and two runways.

São Paulo-Guarulhos Spotting Guide

São Paulo-Guarulhos Spotting Guide

São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (IATA: GRU, ICAO: SBGR), popularly known locally as Cumbica Airport after the district where it is located and the Brazilian Air Force base that still exists at the airport complex, is the largest airport in Brazil with a capacity of 42 million passengers and also the Latin America’s largest in number of passengers, 39 537 00 in 2014. GRU is the second after Bogotá (Colombia) for cargo 504 000 tonnes and movements 304,559. With two runways 27L / 09R and 27R / 09L, located 750 meters above sea level. There are forty airlines operating…

Glasgow Airport Spotting Guide

Glasgow Airport Spotting Guide

Glasgow Airport , also unofficially Glasgow International Airport, (IATA: GLA, ICAO: EGPF), formerly ‘Abbotsinch Airport’, then ‘Renfrew Airport’, is an international airport in Scotland, located 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) west of Glasgow city centre. In 2015 the airport handled over 8.7 million passengers, a 12.9% annual increase, making it the second busiest in Scotland, after Edinburgh Airport, and the eighth busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is the primary airport serving the west of Scotland and is the principal transatlantic and direct long-haul entry airport into Scotland.

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…

Seoul Incheon Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Seoul Incheon Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Our member Jan visited Seoul Incheon in March 2014 and wrote a guide about it with a total of four spots. Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in South Korea and the main international gateway for its capital Seoul. In 2001 Incheon replaced the older Gimpo International Airport, which is now mostly used for domestic and regional flights. In 2013 Incheon handled almost 41.5 million passengers. It also became one of the largest cargo hubs in the world, ranking 4th in 2013. This of course is mainly due to the largo cargo operations of local carriers Korean Air and Asiana.

Auckland Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Auckland Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Auckland is by far the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand catering for over 14 million passengers a year.  Located in Mangere on the edge of the Manukau Harbour more than half of the airport’s perimeter is only accessible by boat. It is the main hub of Air New Zealand and JetConnect (Qantas’ trans-tasman operator) whilst Jetstar also base their NZ domestic operations from the airport. It has two separate terminals (the individual former Air New Zealand and Qantas domestic terminals having been linked together as one domestic terminal) and a single runway capable of 45 movements per hour.…

Miami Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Miami Intl. Airport Spotting Guide

Miami, the gateway to South America, handeld 40,9 Mio. passengers in 2014. Its one of the best spotting airports on this planet. You get a great variety of international carriers, mainly from Europe and South/Middle America as well as a many different cargo operators. American Airlines has a big hub here and is responsible for most traffic. If you want to escape the cold European winter, Miami offers everything you will need. Sun, ocean, planes…. and the girls at Miami Beach.