Plane spotting

Aircraft spotting or plane spotting is a hobby of tracking the movement of aircraft, which is often accomplished by photography. Besides monitoring aircraft, aircraft spotting enthusiasts (whom are usually called plane spotters) also record information regarding airports, air traffic control communications and airline routes.

Two new pictograms for plane spotters near spotting platform 25L/07R at Brussels Airport.

On Wednesday 25 July 2018, two new pictograms appeared on the perimeter fence of Brussels Airport near the new spotting platform 25L/07R. A total of...

Photo Special: Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018 Brussels Airport organised the fourth edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. Between 4pm-8pm, 25 lucky winners of a contest...

Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018, Brussels Airport will organize the fourth edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. After three very successful editions in 2015,...

North Korean plane lands in South Korea with Kim Jong-un’s sister on board

Kim Jong Un is sending his younger sister, 30-year-old Kim Yo Jong, to South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics. Today she landed in South...

Construction of plane spotting platforms at Brussels Airport to start week of 8 January

The week of 8 January, Brussels Airport Company, together with Wegebo and Delobelle architects, will commence the construction of the plane spotting platforms. How...

13 great aircraft liveries you can spot at Brussels Airport

Airlines take great pride in their aircraft liveries. It is a vital part of their marketing strategy and improves the visibility of their brand at...

Brussels Airport plane spotting platforms to be completed by April 2018

Great news for plane spotters that love to catch their favourite aircraft at Brussels Airport. The airport just announced that the environmental permit for...

Zurich Airport has placed spotter holes inside the fences

No more hassle bringing along a ladder to photograph the latest Airbus A350 or aircraft in special livery: this morning Zurich Airport has placed...

World Coolest Swimming Pool for Avgeeks – Opens later this year

Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is in the process of adding a new lounge with a unique feature: a real swimming pool overlooking the...

Photo Special: Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2017

On Tuesday 4 July 2017, Brussels Airport organized the third edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. Between 4pm-9pm, 25 lucky winners of a contest...

12-13 August 2017: the 34th edition of the International Oldtimer Fly and Drive-In at Schaffen Airfield

The 34th edition of the Oldtimer Fly/Drive-In will take place on Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of August 2017. The main day...

New landmark for Brussels Airport: two Airbus A350s at the same time!

For the first time, Thai Airways deployed its brand new Airbus A350 to Brussels Airport today. A news item that did not go unnoticed...

Photo Special: Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2017

On Tuesday 4 July 2017, Brussels Airport organised the third edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. Between 4pm-9pm, 25 lucky winners of a contest...

The 2017 Paris Air Show in pictures

Photographer Martin Gillet was present at the 2017 Paris Air Show and shared his pictures via twitter and ... luchtzak.be ;-) Starring: Lockheed Martin F35,...

Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2017

On Tuesday 4 July 2017, Brussels Airport will organize the third edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. After two very successful editions in 2015...

Thunderstorms at Amsterdam Schiphol, diversions to Brussels Airport

Due to severe thunderstorms at Amsterdam Schiphol airport this morning, aircraft were forced to divert to surrounding airports. Brussels Airport welcomed one KLM Boeing...

Trump visits Belgium: pictures and movie (Air Force One + Military air display rehearsal)

The arrival of Air Force One with President Trump on board didn't pass unnoticed. Some pictures and a movie of the arrival this afternoon on...

Hoogdag voor vliegtuig­spotters: “Afwachten of we dicht bij Air Force One zullen raken”

Vandaag is een hoogdag voor vliegtuigspotters, want het beroemdste vliegtuig ter wereld komt naar ons land, Air Force One, het toestel van de Amerikaanse...

“Spotters staan erom bekend om rond te kijken naar iets speciaals” / La Police fédérale fait appel à des “spotters”

Federal police has asked the help of plane spotters to ensure the safety around the premises of Brussels Airport. Police believe they could play...

Let’s build a wall around Brussels Airport and make the plane spotters pay for it!

Let's build a wall around Brussels Airport and make the plane spotters pay for it!