J3775 : George Best Belfast City Airport (40)

near to Sydenham, Queens Island, Ballyhackamore and Ballymacarret, Ireland

George Best Belfast City Airport (40)
George Best Belfast City Airport (40)
flybe De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8 (G-JECN) J3775 : George Best Belfast City Airport (35) taxiing towards the terminal. There is an illusion that that the aircraft is on the grass – my lack of elevation hides the tarmac.
George Best Belfast City Airport
Originally opened in 1937 when it was built as part of the Short Brothers and Harland Limited aircraft factory. The present airport opened to scheduled passenger flights in 1983 as Belfast Harbour Airport. The terminal buildings were temporary ones – later extended and improved. The present terminal, close to the Sydenham bypass, opened in 2001.

Aer Lingus operates to London Gatwick and Heathrow with seasonal services to Faro, Palma and Malaga. British Airways to London Heathrow. City Wing to the Isle of Man/Blackpool. Flybe to Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter/Newquay, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London City, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton. KLM to Amsterdam. Vueling has a seasonal service to Barcelona. There is currently no service to Bristol. The airport is also used by a variety of operators for business and medical flights.
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Friday, 10 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Friday, 10 June, 2011
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Suburb, Urban fringe  Air transport 
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Irish: geotagged! J 370 757 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.6704N 5:52.7436W
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Irish: geotagged! J 371 755
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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