Guide to Budapest Ferihegy Airport

Contributors: lapi27
Updated Monday 7th March, 2011

ICAO Code: LHBP
IATA Code: BUD

Latitude: N47° 26' 13"
Longitude E19° 15' 20"

Sunrise Today: 07:19
Sunset Today: 15:54

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Radio Frequencies Radio Frequencies

Tower: 118.1 MHz
Ground: 121.9 MHz
Approach: 129.7 MHz & 122.975 MHz
Emergency: 121.5 MHz

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Budapest Ferihegy Airport Weather

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Observed at 01:00 - (19 days ago)


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Photo Spot Spot A - Patakpart - Creek-side

This photo spot is at the end of rwy31R. The spot is on a large field.
You can acces to this spot from a roundabout, which is between two villages, named Vecses and Ecser.

If this direction is in use, most of the planes coming to this runway, except the low-cost, general aviation and some cargo planes. They are using the rwy31L.
Normally the big cargo planes(747,MD-11 etc.) are using this rwy31R.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 24' 57" (N47° 24.947')
Longitude: E19° 18' 4" (E19° 18.06')

Photos

Photo 18292
Focal Length: 122mm
Photo 17936
Focal Length: 78mm

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Photo Spot Spot B - Terminal 1 Terrace

This spot is on the first level of the Terminal 1.
Normally the terrace is open at spring, summer, and autumn. At winter the terrace is closed.
And sometimes if weather is bad.
This terminal is used by the low-cost airlines, and for general aviation.
The terrace is glassed!! There is metal-pole on the glass, but don't step on it. Forbidden!
There are CCTV cameras, and the police can see you.
But you can use small ladder, and you can shot over the glass.
From this spot you can shot all the low-cost airlines, private planes, cargo planes.

You can also shoot the traffic on Rwy 13R/31L.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 26' 24" (N47° 26.399')
Longitude: E19° 13' 27" (E19° 13.442')

Photos

Photo 19740
Focal Length: 122mm
Photo 19358
Focal Length: 135mm

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Photo Spot Spot C - Horgásztó - Fishing lake

This spot is at the end of the rwy 13R. If this direction in use, 99% of the planes are arriving here.
If rwy31L in use you can take photos of departing planes, but not so good.And also can take pictures
arriving planes to 31L. Mostly low-cost, and general aviation, and some cargo planes.
From this spot you can take morning shots. Until 10.30-11.00am summer time, and early morning winter time.
The only one problem here is the big fence. There is some "hole" on the fence, but better to step on a ladder,if you have.Don't chock your ladder to the fence, the security peoples don't like it.
You can park here with your car, the spot is on a dirt road

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 26' 59" (N47° 26.986')
Longitude: E19° 13' 29" (E19° 13.482')

Photo Spot Spot D - Terminal 2A departure level

This spot is not inside the terminal, but outside the Terminal2A departure level, drop-off area.
From here you can shot the parking planes on T2 apron stand 74-78. And the pushback from gate46.But there is many obstructing objects(GPU-s, cars, stairs, PYLONS..etc) You can also shot a part of thw rwy 13L/31R.
The rare visitors of the airport are usually parking here.
Night shots are also possible from here

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 25' 57" (N47° 25.958')
Longitude: E19° 15' 49" (E19° 15.819')

Photo Spot Spot E - Spotter Hill

This spot is small hill, built for the spotters.happy
From this spot you can take pictures in the afternoon at summertime.At wintertime from the late morning to afternoon.Very good place to shot the arriving traffic of rwy 31R.
The spot is at the end of rwy31R. If 31 is the direction this rwy is used for arriving traffic to Terminal2.
To acces this spot you have to take the small road from VECSES.The name of the road is "Ecseri ut". After the cemetery ,drive thru the bridge and you will see a barrier. At the barrier you have to park your car on the side of the road, and must walk about 500m, on the dirt road. When you reach the fence of the Airport, turn to right, walk 50 m and you will find the spotter hill.
This hill built for the spotters by the airport.PLEASE KEEP IT CLEAR!

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 25' 15" (N47° 25.25')
Longitude: E19° 17' 13" (E19° 17.221')

Photos

Photo 36120
Focal Length: 86mm
Photo 18027
Focal Length: 195mm
Photo 18019
Focal Length: 66mm

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Photo Spot Spot F - Airport Museum Ferihegy

On this spot you can take pictures of the arriving traffic of rwy31L.
When 31 is the direction rwy31L is used by low-cost, general aviation, and cargo planes.
In the morning from the museum, and in the afternoon you have to walk down on the old road 200-300meters.
Don't park your car on the old road, only at the museum..At the museum you can park your car free.
And also can shoot the old MALÉV airplanes which are standing in the museum.
The museum is closed in the winter( Dec, Jan,Feb)

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 25' 46" (N47° 25.761')
Longitude: E19° 15' 41" (E19° 15.68')

Photos

Photo 19734
Focal Length: 135mm
Photo 18291
Focal Length: 170mm
Photo 43367

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Photo Spot Spot G - Radar

This spot is at the begining of the rwy 13L.The spot is on a field, the road is very bad dirt road.
From here you can take pictures in the morning.
If the direction is 13, 99% of the arriving planes are use the other rwy 13R.This rwy is for the departing planes from the Terminal 2. You can take line-up shots.For this spot you need a ladder because the fence is high.
From this spot you can drive down all the way along the fence, paralell with the runway.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 26' 55" (N47° 26.918')
Longitude: E19° 15' 36" (E19° 15.599')

Photo Spot Spot H - Cargo Hill

This spot is at the begining of the rwy13R. This hill is built for noise protection, but is possible to climb up. On the top there is a fence with many holes, and possible to take pictures from here.
This spot is ideal for the aftenoon shots in summertime if the direction is 13, because 99% of the arriving traffic are use this 13R rwy. And also traffic from the Terminal 1, departing from here. Except the big cargoplanes.

If the direction is 31, most of the planes are departing from the other side 31L. On this spot you can take climbing shots, but most of the planes are climbing very high here.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
(Some locations may not be next to a road but the sat nav should get you pretty close using these co-ordinates)

Latitude: N47° 26' 47" (N47° 26.776')
Longitude: E19° 13' 7" (E19° 13.116')

Photos

Photo 34613
Focal Length: 122mm
Photo 18418
Focal Length: 70mm
Photo 18166
Focal Length: 105mm
Photo 18162
Focal Length: 220mm

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Comments Comments About This Airport / Guide

Posted by: Robert Poland
Thursday 28th April, 2011 at 16:20 GMT
Very good spotting guide. Thanks and you are welcome to Warsaw Chopin Airport (EPWA) ;)

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