J3675 : Approaching George Best Belfast City Airport - (3)

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

Approaching George Best Belfast City Airport - (3)
Approaching George Best Belfast City Airport - (3)
A 2007 built "flybe" De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8, registration G-ECOA, is on final approach to George Best Belfast City Airport.
George Best Belfast City Airport :: J3775
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, Malaga and to Alicante from April 2016. 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. Brussels Airlines has announced its intention to operate to Brussels from the end of March 2016. There is currently no service to Bristol. The airport is also used by a variety of operators for business and medical flights.

This link is to the official City Airport website LinkExternal link.

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Wednesday, 26 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 27 September, 2012
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Uplands  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Air transport 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 367 753 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.4553N 5:53.0798W
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Irish: geotagged! J 367 753
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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