Guide to London Heathrow Airport

ICAO Code: EGLL
IATA Code: LHR

Latitude: N51° 28' 16"
Longitude W0° 27' 20"

Sunrise Today: 06:54
Sunset Today: 16:36

London Heathrow is one of the worlds premier airports, handling a huge amount of airlines operating to destinations around the world. The airport is the busiest in Europe and is very popular with enthusiasts around the world. Heathrow is rather let down though by its complete lack of viewing areas. When compared to other major European airports like Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt and Zurich the facilities provisded are very poor. This situation is made worse by the closure of the one official area photos were possible from, the Queens Building and there is still no word on if or when this will re-open. It should also be said that the security around Heathrow is very tight and although you shouldnt have a problem at the areas below, they are not official areas and you may be approached by police, although most are understanding towards enthusiasts.

The airport offers a fantastic selection of airlines but there are better airports in the UK for photography, namely Manchester. The spots listed below, with the descriptions are from my findings and I have never had problems at them. If anyone has different experiences at the airport then please let us know by discussing it in the forum, a link to which is the right side of the page. My "How To Get There" descriptions are meant only for people driving as my knowledge of public transport is very, very limited, again if anyone has things to add then please use the Heathrow forum.

Radio Frequencies Radio Frequencies

Approach: 119.725 & 134.975
Delivery: 121.975
Director: 120.4
Ground: 121.9 & 121.7
Tower: 118.5 & 118.7

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Few Clouds London Heathrow Airport Weather

All times on the weather descriptions are local

Observed at 11:20 - (6 mins ago)

Few Clouds

16°C

Few Clouds
Clouds: Few Clouds at 2,600ft
Wind: 250° at 09 knots
Visibility: Greater than 10km
QNH: 1016
Dew Point: 11°C
Runway in Use: Landing: Runway , Take-Off: Runway

Movements

A sample of the upcoming movements for London Heathrow.

We do not current have any movements for London Heathrow Airport.

Heathrow Runway Alternation

Heathrow use one runway for take-off and one runway for landing in the mornings and then swap the runways at 1500 to use the opposite in the afternoon. The morning / afternoon rotation is then reversed at the start of each week. The details below help you to see which runway is used for landing / take-offs each day.

Note: Between 6am and 7am aircraft may land on both runways.
If runways 09L/R are in use then 09L is used for landing and 09R for take-offs all day.
The allocations are confirmed for 2010, details given for dates beyond that are not confirmed but still highly likely.

Date /
Week Beginning
0600 - 1500 1500 - Last Dep.
Landing Take-Off Landing Take-Off

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Photo Spot Spot A - Myrtle Avenue Grass Area

The grass area close to Myrtle Avenue at Heathrow has become perhaps the most popular spot at LHR since the closure of the Queens Building viewing area. The spot is perfectly placed on the approach to runway 27L and when this is the landing runway you can get some good approach shots. The area is also the safest in that you will not be bothered by the police or BAA security.

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: N51° 27' 49" (N51° 27.817')
Longitude: W0° 25' 43" (W0° 25.711')

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Photo Spot Spot B - Renaissance Hotel Room

The Renaissance Hotel overlooks the runway 27R / 09L. Getting a room at the top of the 3 storey building allows you to get some great runway shots. The spot isn't perfect but with the right conditions I feel its probably the best spot at Heathrow. First downside is the cost. You will obviously need to make a reservation to get into the room which will cost £86. The Hotel is also on the North side of the airfield, meaning the sun is a serious problem. The room is useless in the winter as the sun never works its way around, but in the summer you can get nice shots from 1700-1800 until dark. The spot is at its best when 27R is used for landings in the afternoon / evening. If 27R is used for departures then only taxi shots can be taken, with 27R for landings you can get some great touchdown shots. I've never tried it but I would think 09 movements would make it pretty impossible.
Best to check the runways before you book the room. At Heathrow the runways are switched every week, whatever runway is used for landings in the morning one week is used for take-offs in the morning the week after and so on. The London Aviation website in the links on this page gives details of which runways are used for each week. Obvisouly if 09 is used then this can be ignored and I wouldn't bother going.
One further point to note is that you will be shooting through glass, although didn't cause us many problems at the time of our visit.

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: N51° 28' 48" (N51° 28.799')
Longitude: W0° 26' 46" (W0° 26.766')

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Photo Spot Spot C - Feltham Park

Superb banking shots can be taken of aircraft departing 09R as shown below. The vast majority of aircraft turn sharp right after take-off allowing some really niice shots, particularly on a nice sunny day. It should be noted though that aircraft are a very big lens is required. An A340-300 will require a slight crop in order to be full frame with a 400mm lens on a digital body (ie 680mm). Anything smaller is not worth bothering about. The spot is pretty good throughout the day although you will suffer heat haze on a hot day.

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: N51° 27' 9" (N51° 27.158')
Longitude: W0° 24' 59" (W0° 24.981')

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Photo Spot Spot D - 09L Arrivals

With the new Terminal 5 development complete theres now a grass embankment to the south side of runway 09L where approach shots can be taken from. When runway 09L/R are in use then 09L is used for the vast majority arrivals and so you won't miss much in a day of shooting. I rate this spot better than Myrtle as you are a bit more side on to aircraft rather than underneath as at Myrtle.

The area is best from about 10am until 3pm on a summers day. The sun does tend to work its way round and at about 5pm ends up at 90° to the runway, meaning shots are very difficult by that time. After this time you can walk down to the roundabout on the north side and shoot south, although its probably 7pm before you get the sun behind you.

The best way to get by car is to come off the M25 at the Terminal 4 junction and turn left at the first roundabout. You can park the car up on the side of the road, on a sunny day especially there'll be plenty of others there. If going on foot, exit Terminal 5 and turn right following the perimeter fence adjacent to the parked A320s, crossing the road to do so when you get to the airport vehicle checkpoint. Once past the taxis, you will see a grassy embankment with a fairly steep, shrubbed verge across the road to your left. Cross the road a little further up to make an easy climb up the grass embankment to the top. This is a pleasant place to sit and enjoy good views of 09L landings with a little natural shade. A 5-10 minute walk.

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: N51° 28' 28" (N51° 28.464')
Longitude: W0° 29' 48" (W0° 29.792')

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Photo Spot Spot E - 27R Threshold

It's a good place for taking photos but in cloudy days only (or summer evenings when sun goes down on your right side). You are very close to planes lining up for departure on 27R . Lens around 50-150mm is enough but you have to shoot through the fence which is not easy due to metal bariers hanging on the whole Perimeter Road.

The best way to get there is by public transport. Take a bus from Hatton Cross Station (Bus Stop A) towards Heathrow Central (285, 423 - both are free of charge, or 90) and get off on the bus stop at Hatton Road North.

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: N51° 28' 46" (N51° 28.759')
Longitude: W0° 26' 5" (W0° 26.081')

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Focal Length: 75mm

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Photo Spot Spot F - Take offs 27L (Esso petrol station)

One of the best places to take photos of planes departing from LHR. Situated at the Southern Perimeter Road near Esso petrol station (shop, toilet) is perfect to catch planes taking off from runway 27L. Every lens above 70mm will be good in that area for almost whole day (from around 10am till afternoon)

If you want to use public transport take bus 203 from Hatton Cross Station towards Staines (bus stop E) and get off near petrol station on the junction of Bedfont Road and Clare Road. Follow Bedfont Road for about 60 - 100 meters and then turn right into Riverside Road. There's a pub at the end of that road called Rising Sun , from where I took photo of bmi A330 (below) having a nice ,cold pint of beer. To get to Esso petrol station from there, you just have to turn right to Southern Perimeter Road (via Oaks Road)

You can get there by car via Bedfont Road (free parking space on Oaks Road) or via Southern Perimeter Road (parking space at Esso petrol station).

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: N51° 27' 41" (N51° 27.683')
Longitude: W0° 28' 53" (W0° 28.88')

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Photo Spot Spot G - Southern Perimeter Road

It's a good place for take offs from 09R and line ups on 27L. Situated on a Southern Perimeter Road is only 10 min walking distance from Hatton Cross Station. You have to remember about two things when you want to take photos of planes lining up on 27L. First : heat haze ,second :metal barriers on the fence around Perimeter Road.
Lens 50-200mm is enough for take offs and line-ups.

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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: N51° 27' 44" (N51° 27.734')
Longitude: W0° 25' 60" (W0° 25.996')

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Photo Spot Spot H - T5 Top Level (Cafe Nero)

Sit and enjoy a coffee or hot chocolate whilst watching planes land or depart on 09L also you can see several stands where the BA A319/A320's park.
You can view planes though this spot if you get the train to T5 station

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: N51° 28' 19" (N51° 28.325')
Longitude: W0° 29' 17" (W0° 29.282')

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Photo Spot Spot I - Bedfont Town Football Club Field

Its quieter than Myrtle Avenue and you get really good photos of planes on approach and side on coming in on Runway 27L. It's a really good spot for people with lenses starting around 70mm or 100mm cause planes are bit further than at Myrtle Avenue.

Update Feb 2011
Photographers have reported that the football club have now decided this to be a members only area. As I'm pretty sure this is private property then they have every right enforce this policy. The club will allow photographers to continue using the area as long as they are members - quoted figures seem to be £20 for the first year and then £10 to renew every year after that. Be prepared to be moved on from this area if you are not a member.

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: N51° 27' 44" (N51° 27.727')
Longitude: W0° 25' 34" (W0° 25.564')

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Photo Spot Spot J - A30 Dual Carriageway

Just over the road from Myrtle Avenue and actually standing in the centre of the dual carriageway you can get a little more side on to the aircraft. If you take a set of step ladders you can usually get high enough to get some of the maintanence hangers in the shot - making it more than just plane on a blue sky.
The downside here is that you'll have to work to avoid the lamp posts from the street. Only short lenses required, anything bigger than a 757 requires less than 100mm.

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: N51° 27' 50" (N51° 27.828')
Longitude: W0° 25' 46" (W0° 25.767')

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Focal Length: 220mm

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Photo Spot Spot K - Southern Perimeter Road 2

A little closer to Terminal 4 than the Esso Garage, there's plenty of free parking around the Rising Sun on the corner of Oaks Road and Riverside Road. The bridge which used to connect Oaks Road to the Southern Perimeter Road is a reasonable spot for smaller aircraft and you can follow the river through to the Southern Perimeter Road to the verge opposite the Southern Fuel Farm, which is perfect for 'heavies'. There are lamp posts along the Southern Perimeter Road, but there's plenty of room between them. 100-200mm lens should be be OK for the 'heavies' with a crop sensor or full frame. For the short haul aircraft from the bridge 200-300mm is required.

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: N51° 27' 41" (N51° 27.676')
Longitude: W0° 28' 37" (W0° 28.621')

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Photo Spot Spot L - Northern Perimeter Road

A section of wide pavement just about opposite the rotation point for short haul aircraft. A 5-10 minute walk from the Visitor's Centre car park and Renaissance Hotel. The planes will just clear the fence of the Business Car Park as they pass. The runway's a fair way in, so you'll need a 100-150mm lens on a crop sensor or 150-200mm on full frame.

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: N51° 28' 48" (N51° 28.808')
Longitude: W0° 27' 23" (W0° 27.376')

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Photo Spot Spot M - Eastern Perimiter Road

The Road is a good place to take photos of, but you do have to shoot though a fence. The best thing to take photos of are 747s or A340 and other 'Heavy' Aircraft on stand. You can see the runway but it is a far way in. If you want to take pictures on the stand take an small lens because their about 200 ft away from you

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: N51° 28' 34" (N51° 28.56')
Longitude: W0° 25' 12" (W0° 25.193')

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Photo Spot Spot N - The Heron Field

This may be known by some other name elsewhere but I'm calling it the Heron Field because when I've been there, I saw a large heron a few times.

Walking down the perimiter road past the BA maintenace facility/away from Hatton Cross past the Jury's Inn there's a little mini-roundabout that leads to some parking facilities for different areas. There's also a brown gate to a field. I climbed over the gate and went through the small gap into the next field stood on the left handside, along the treeline that runs along the road.

Binoculars and a minimum Canon 200mm lens needed, bigger for the smaller aircraft but you can get side on shots of landings on 27R and possible 27L (but Myrtle Ave is better for 27L). Good points - fully enclosed so hassle or comments from passing motorists/jobsworths. Negatives - quite insecty, overgrown and remote. Not sure if you're allowed here but I never got troubled. Spent a good few hours there too.

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: N51° 28' 17" (N51° 28.288')
Longitude: W0° 24' 51" (W0° 24.851')

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Focal Length: 125mm
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Photo Spot Spot O - Renaissance & Heathrow Academy Car Park

Next to the Renaissance Hotel is the Heathrow Academy, where on the car park is a covered viewing platrform. This is a very popular place to watch the arrivals for number crunchers, particularly the benches in the grounds of the Renaissance.

And for photographers, when the sun is behind you later in the day this can be a great place to also photograph the arrivals on 27R.

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: N51° 28' 49" (N51° 28.813')
Longitude: W0° 26' 34" (W0° 26.559')

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Photo Spot Spot P - Terminal Five Drop Off

This is a great spot to view planes arriving on runway 09L. You get some nice shots from here but its a very tricky spot to photo from. First of all most of the area is surrounded by a fence so photography is limited to the 1m or so at th end before the start of the fence. You therefore only have a small area in which to frame the aircraft and get your shot. Theres also the issue of heat haze, which even on a mid-March day that wasn't exactly hot caused significant problems.
Finally if you decide to get to T5 by car and park in the short stay beware of the extortionate charges. I was there fore just over an hour and got charged over £6!

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: N51° 28' 24" (N51° 28.402')
Longitude: W0° 29' 23" (W0° 29.38')

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Photo Spot Spot Q - Meeting of the Northern and Eastern Street

Excellent place to photos of flights landing on runway 27R, is located near the BA hangars.

Best time - morning and afternoon until 15:00PM

Lens - 18-200mm

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: N51° 28' 35" (N51° 28.583')
Longitude: W0° 25' 36" (W0° 25.605')

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Photo Spot Spot R - Horton Village

You can get some nice banking shots from runway 27R next to a road close to Horton Village. You'll need a big lens 300-400mm minimum and only the larger aircraft types are possible to get 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: N51° 27' 51" (N51° 27.85')
Longitude: W0° 32' 2" (W0° 32.032')

Photo Spot Spot S - Hatton Cross Tube Station

The pavement outside Hatton Cross tube station on the corner of the A30 and Hatton Road (near the traffic lights) is a good spot on summer evenings when landings are on 27L and the Sun is setting north west. Recommended after 6pm when shots at Myrtle Avenue become backlit.

Lens range, is from 50mm for side-on shots, up to 300mm for just off head-on shots.

Perils are lampposts and high sided vehicles for photography.

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: N51° 27' 59" (N51° 27.975')
Longitude: W0° 25' 25" (W0° 25.42')

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Photo Spot Spot T - Thistle Hotel viewing terrace

The viewing terrace offered on the top floor of the Thistle Hotel is a great place to watch aircraft taking off on runway 27R and landings on runway 09L.I advise too many people don't all go at once because you have to go to reception and kindly ask if you can watch the planes on the terrace.For photography,any lens above 70-75mm will do for full frame aircraft pictures and any lens 200mm and above will do for close ups.Most heavies will have just lifted off but smaller aircraft will be much higher in the sky so a lens about 300 mm is needed for close ups of these however 200mm is needed for full frame shots and the terrace is placed at the right height so no fences or trees will get in any shots but photographing aircraft parked on stand at terminal 5 is a bit more difficult as fences and trees will get in the way and the only way to overcome this is to have a larger lens around about 300-400mm.

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: N51° 28' 48" (N51° 28.799')
Longitude: W0° 29' 1" (W0° 29.009')

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Comments Comments About This Airport / Guide

Posted by: steve Canada
Saturday 27th September, 2014 at 04:26 GMT
This is an amazing article. I am planning on visiting London in the new year and love plane spotting. I'm looking forward to doing some there. Does anyone know where the A380 usually lands? Also, I found a cool article on some other great places to plane spot across the world if anyone is interested. http://www.viralbistro.com/6-exhilarating-places-watch-airplanes-take-land-world/
Posted by: James United Kingdom
Friday 5th September, 2014 at 20:06 GMT
Can you walk into the business car park opposite point L. I know there is a permiter fence at the end of the car park but I want to get closer to the rotation point as I don't have a long lense (24-70 on crop). I dont want to get shouted at if I just walk through the car barriers.
Posted by: James Banville United Kingdom
Monday 25th August, 2014 at 17:40 GMT
I was a coach driver with a company called Airlinks before and after 9/11 ferrying air crews from their aircraft to their hotels which were mainly in London and from their hotels to their aircraft and this obviously meant I had access to airside. After dropping a crew off at their aircraft and waiting to be informed by radio of my next pick up I could drive all over the airside areas which gave me an incredible opportunity to see aircraft taking off and landing from virtually a stone's throw away. When waiting for the arrival of an aircraft we parked just inches off the apron area where the aircraft would stop, and the wing would pass over the coach as it came to a stop. This was perfectly safe as all safety procedures were strictly adhe
Posted by: IHB United Kingdom
Tuesday 5th August, 2014 at 09:56 GMT
Is their parking spaces at Spot A - Myrtle Avenue Grass Area at Heathrow?

thanks
Posted by: Luke Gayle United Kingdom
Friday 1st August, 2014 at 16:44 GMT
Hello,

My name is Luke Gayle and I am currently casting contestants for a new game show being produced by Victory Television. We are looking for experts or fanatics in a particular topic. We are keen to speak to a plane fanatic and I came across your profile online.

If you could please email me at luke_gayle@spe.sony.com or contact me on 02070618568 if you are interested and to discuss the show further, that would be great.

Alternatively, if you have any members/friends that you think may be interested, please pass on my contact details.

Many thanks,

Regards
Posted by: Luke Gayle United Kingdom
Friday 1st August, 2014 at 16:42 GMT
Hello,

My name is Luke Gayle and I am currently casting contestants for a new game show being produced by Victory Television. We are looking for experts or fanatics in a particular topic. We are keen to speak to a plane fanatic and I came across your profile online.

If you could please email me or contact me on 02070618568 if you are interested and to discuss the show further, that would be great.

Alternatively, if you have any members/friends that you think may be interested, please pass on my contact details.

Regards
Posted by: oscar United Kingdom
Friday 30th May, 2014 at 15:15 GMT
HI, first time going to LHR other than flying out. im driving, where do i park other than terminal short stays? thanks
Posted by: raymond baldwin United Kingdom
Tuesday 8th April, 2014 at 12:41 GMT
baa is very much against aircraft spotting and you will never get a good viewing area we have tried many timesnow g iven up the best in uk is good old Manchester.......
Posted by: Richard USA
Thursday 3rd April, 2014 at 12:44 GMT
I love your great information about good spotting locations around heathrow. I am first time spotter at LHR. Which location would you recommend best. I wont have a car, I would be relying on public transportation. I would appreciate any help or suggestions?
Posted by: Ross United Kingdom
Sunday 23rd March, 2014 at 18:15 GMT
Interesting visitor to LHR on 21st of March was the gorgeous Qatar Amiri Flight A310-300 A7-AFE in Qatar Airways colours - I tracked the aircraft on Flightradar24 and it actually only made a short hop from STN!!
Posted by: Radioman United Kingdom
Tuesday 18th March, 2014 at 10:23 GMT
Hello, I'm a reporter for American radio working on a story. Any plane spotters interested in meeting with me to record an interview and spot planes at Heathrow? 44 780 739 0648
Posted by: Peter Hollands United Kingdom
Tuesday 11th March, 2014 at 17:43 GMT
Can anyone tell me if Spot I (Bedfont Football Club) is still accessible to Photographers if you are a member of the FC ? I've asked to join as per the 2011 comment on this site but have had no response from the Secretary. Makes me wonder if membership for this purpose is not now possible?

Many thanks
Posted by: zinnat Netherlands
Saturday 22nd February, 2014 at 05:09 GMT
Wie of wat u ook wilt (laten) vervoeren: personen, documenten of pakketten, Wie of wat u ook wilt (laten) vervoeren: personen, documenten of pakketten, bij Marcus bent u altijd aan het goede adres. Onze gestage groei danken wij aan een hoge mate van klanttevredenheid. Wie die eenmaal heeft ervaren, wil niet meer anders!
www.marcus.nlbij Marcus bent u altijd aan het goede adres. Onze gestage groei danken wij aan een hoge mate van klanttevredenheid. Wie die eenmaal heeft ervaren, wil niet meer anders!
www.marcus.nl
Posted by: KC United Kingdom
Sunday 16th February, 2014 at 22:29 GMT
Went today 16-2-14 Weather very good high lights: AHY B767 in new colours SAS 737 in plane film logo ANZ B773 in smaug c/s does anybody know why the THY B773 TC-JJO was diverted to here on route from JFK to IST, medical maybe???
Posted by: Ross United Kingdom
Tuesday 7th January, 2014 at 11:38 GMT
KC thanks for your reply glad they are going to keep the new colours - you made a good point the ex US Airways A330s will look great in the new paint!! A lot of people say they dislike the new scheme but I bet they are the same people who fire off about 20 shots of it when it comes in!!! ;-)
Posted by: KC United Kingdom
Monday 6th January, 2014 at 22:25 GMT
@ROSS i think the staff have made a choice to keep the new colours which like you i think is the right move and yes paint all the us air ones up to. like to see a A 330 in that scheme, the old AA was becoming a bit dated and it seems to be the way with airlines to move away from what i call coach line along the windows type markings for plain fuselarge and painted tails
Posted by: Ross United Kingdom
Friday 27th December, 2013 at 02:00 GMT
Ive heard rumours that American Airlines are putting their new colours to an employee vote!!! I find that extraordinary after they have been rolling out their new look on quite a few aircraft!!! I personally think the new colours are awesome - I know that the merger with US Airways has just been completed but why dont they just paint the US aircraft into the new AA scheme?!! Not only would they have wasted time and money developing and rolling out the new look how embarassing to unveil the new colours only to redesign them!!!
Posted by: Ross United Kingdom
Friday 15th November, 2013 at 23:35 GMT
Air Serbia A319 came into LHR today flight number JU380 instead of the usual JAT 737-300! Does anyone know the reason? I thought they werent using this type until December!!
Posted by: Doug MacDonald United Kingdom
Friday 8th November, 2013 at 18:39 GMT
Spot R Sat Nav Co-ordinates take you to the A30 Southwest Road. Can an image from a map as to the exact location please be put on here. We spent all today today trying to find this location & failed miserably.

Thanks
Posted by: Jhun Ocampo Philippines
Monday 4th November, 2013 at 03:49 GMT
Hey guys, can you get a beautiful shot of our flag carrier Philippine Airlines arriving there at Heathrow terminal 4 around 2:50 pm (London time). This will be her first flight there after an absence of 15 years. It is a Boieng 777-300ER that departed here at Manila around 7:00 am (Manila time) and the journey will take more than 15 hrs. Good luck guys, Mabuhay!

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