Reports and Events

Revealings and introductions of new liveries, aircraft or routes as well as spotterworthy events

January 9, 2020

SOFIA visiting Stuttgart: a look inside the flying research station

Back in September 2019 the flying research station “Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy” – short and well known name: SOFIA – visited Stuttgart in order to […]
December 17, 2019

Flying art: Brussels Airlines reveals Icon Jet number 6

Back in 2015 Brussels Airlines began its row of Belgian Icon Jets with the A320 OO-SNB featuring the comic characters from Tintin. Over the last years […]
July 10, 2019

Erfurt/Weimar: Laudamotion opens first route

In March 2019, Erfurt/Weimar airport was finally able to announce that a new carrier is going to serve this German regional airfield soon. Because as of […]

Aviation spots

Accomodations such as hotelrooms or bars offering great views for spotters

December 22, 2019

Citadines Connect Sydney Airport

Citadines Airport Hotel at Sydney is a brand new 4 stars hotel located in 3 minutes drive or 12 minutes walk from the Domestic Terminal (T2 […]
February 22, 2019

TWA Hotel John F. Kennedy Airport

Almost every aviation enthusiast remembers the legendary TWA Flight Center at New York’s John F. Kenndy Airport, designed by industrial designer Eero Saarinen and opened on […]
January 30, 2019

Punta Cana Airport VIP-Lounge Terminal B

If you ever going to fly in and out of Punta Cana you have to visit the new VIP lounge at Terminal B. It´s not like every […]

Museum reports

What to know about important museums such as the displayed aircraft, opening hours or its exact location and more...

June 6, 2019

Udvar-Hazy Center – National Air and Space Museum

The Udvar-Hazy Center is a museum located next to Dulles International Airport, in Northern Virginia, making it one of the first destinations tourists go for sightseeing. […]
September 7, 2018

MUSAL – Museu Aeroespacial Brazil

MUSAL (Aerospace Museum) is the largest museum dedicated to aviation in Brazil, located in Campo dos Afonsos, in the city of Rio de Janeiro. It was […]
August 16, 2018

Military Museum Pieštany

It is small museum located outside of Pieštany opened in 2004. The whole presentation as a tour, unfortunatly only in Slovak language. After you arrive you […]

Newsticker

Short, newsworthy stories, updates to existing spotting locations, new spotting platforms, changes around the airport, closure of locations, special events and more can you find in our newsticker.

  • January 01, 2020Miami Florida, MIA

    ALL rooms and stairways at the Hilton Hotel has been equipped with mosquito & bug screens at the balconies and the stairways. Sadly one of the most popular spotting locations at MIA is no longer available.
  • December 06, 2019Taoyuan Taipei, TPE

    Brandnew outdoor viewing platforms at Taoyuan International Airport are going to open from December 14th for all aviation enthusiast. The first deck which opens it doors is situated on the south side of Terminal 2. The second deck is on the north side of Terminal 2 and opens on December 24th. LINK
  • November 27, 2019Melbourne MEL

    The official viewing area below the approach of runway 16 at Sunbury rout will be closed for 18 months due to construction works. LINK
  • November 22, 2019Hong Kong, HKG

    Due to ongoing construction works in the terminal area the sky deck is closed until further notice.
  • November 10, 2019Phuket, HKT

    The visitor terrace inside the international terminal is closed. We have no information about how long it will take and if it will ever open again.LINK
  • November 08, 2019Gander, YQX

    Several photo holes were installed at the fence around Gander Airport. LINK
  • October 30, 2019Frankfurt Rhein/Main, FRA

    The holiday parking photo location which is next to the visitor hill (west) is not available at the moment because of constructions for the new GAT. The area around the former holiday parking has been completely fenced off. The future of this position is unknown. LINK
  • October 24, 2019Amsterdam, AMS

    The renovation of the observation deck has been finished and you can continue taking pictures from there.
  • October 18, 2019Brussel South Charleroi, CRL

    Recently, construction of a new observation deck at Brussels South Charleroi Airport next to the food court was completed. The deck is now open to the public and it offers a nice view of the ramp action. LINK
  • October 07, 2019 Miami, MIA

    The famous holes will disappear shortly as the entire area will be fenced off for constructions. It will take up to 1.5 years until everything is done and new holes shall be installed
  • September 24, 2019London Heathrow, LHR

    Construction of a second fence inside the existing perimeter fence on the south side has been started. No information yet on how this will affect taking pictures.
  • September 23, 2019Yeager/Charleston WV, CRW

    The small regional airport in West Virginia received a viewing area outside of the airport with a picknick area and photo holes in the fence.LINK

Severin Hackenberger

News Manager

Severin has been interested in planes since he was a little boy. He started spotting in 2011 due to his father and decided to support Spotterguide.net back in 2017. Due to his work and public appereance, he was already invited by several companies in order to take pictures: for example he attended events hosted by Airbus, Brussels Airlines or the NASA. Apart from this, his pictures were already used by quite a few airlines, constructors and airports. You can find more of his pictures on this database.

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