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Airport Information
Runway Direction 15/33
2.750m x 45m + 100m stop way on the north side

Runway Usage
15 is most of the time in use for arrivals and 33 for departures. Only by strong wind from the north 33 is in use for arrivals and by strong wind from the south 15 is used for departures as well. (National carriers e.g. Austrian and Niki are performing arrivals/departures outside of the regular basis)

Terminals
Terminal 1 (main terminal for international and national carriers)
Terminal 2 (secondary terminal, only in use during wintercharter)

Spotting Information
Car recommend to reach most of the spots around the airport, parking space is limited – if possible use carpooling
Restrooms only available at the terminal buildings or restaurants
Drinks/Food prepare enough food for the whole day and take hot drinks (tea, coffee) with you.
Clothing don’t undervalue especially in December and January the temperatures in Salzburg. Freezing temperatures over the whole day are not uncommon.

 

 

Planespotting Location A

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Coordinates
Latitude: 47.8078225770292
Longitude: 12.994165420532227

TIME
From Sunrise until Sunset

MISCELLANEOUS
For wide angle pictures of aircraft arriving on runway 15

FOCAL LENGTH
10-40mm

PARKING
a few parking places

LADDER
not required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location B

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Coordinates
Latitude: 47.804609413261694
Longitude: 12.993886470794678

TIME
From noon until sunset

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft landing on runway 15

FOCAL LENGTH
80-300mm

PARKING
a few parking places along the road

LADDER
not required

SAMPLE PICTURES

 

Planespotting Location C

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TIME
From sunrise until noon

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft landing on runway 15

If you walk down the fence to the south for about 200m you can get line up pictures of aircraft who depart on runway 15

FOCAL LENGTH
40-400mm

PARKING
a few parking places along the road

LADDER
required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location D

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TIME
From noon until sunset

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft landing on runway 15, also for all departures

FOCAL LENGTH
10-300mm

PARKING
a few parking places along the road

LADDER
required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location E

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TIME
From sunrise until noon

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft landing on runway 15, also for all departures

FOCAL LENGTH
40-400mm

PARKING
ban of driving at this position, park at Planespottinglocation C

LADDER
required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location F

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TIME
From noon until sunset, and for nightshots at the GAC-Apron

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft landing on runway 15, also for all departures, also for all movements on the GAC-Apron

FOCAL LENGTH
10-400mm

PARKING
a few parking places along the road

LADDER
required – Nightshots through the fence

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location G

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TIME
before sunrise and from noon until closing hour

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft standing on the apron, as well as all movements on the runway

Very good for nightshots

FOCAL LENGTH
10-400mm

PARKING
a lot of parking places at the official airport car park (fees may apply)

LADDER
not required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location H

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TIME
before sunrise and from noon until closing hour

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft standing on the apron

good for nightshots

FOCAL LENGTH
10-400mm

PARKING
a lot of parking places at the official airport car park

LADDER
required – nightshots through the fence

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location I

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TIME
from noon until closing hour

MISCELLANEOUS
For pictures of aircraft standing on the apron, as well as all landing and departing aircraft

good for nightshots

FOCAL LENGTH
10-400mm

PARKING
a lot of parking places at the official airport car park

LADDER
not required, a hill is available

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location J

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TIME
from sunrise until noon

MISCELLANEOUS
for pictures of all landing and departing aircraft

FOCAL LENGTH
40-400mm

PARKING
ban of driving at this position

LADDER
required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location K

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TIME
from noon until sunset

MISCELLANEOUS
for pictures of all landing and departing aircraft on runway 33

all landings on runway 15 who vacate via taxiway echo or fox, runway 15 departures are very high at this position

FOCAL LENGTH
10-400mm

PARKING
a few parking places along the road

LADDER
required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location L

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TIME
from sunrise until noon

MISCELLANEOUS
for pictures of all landing and departing aircraft on runway 33

all landings on runway 15 who vacate via taxiway echo or fox, runway 15 departures are very high at this position

FOCAL LENGTH
40-400mm

PARKING
a few parking places along the road

LADDER
required

SAMPLE PICTURES

Planespotting Location M

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TIME
from noon until sunset

MISCELLANEOUS
for pictures of all landing and departing aircraft on runway 33

FOCAL LENGTH
10-400mm

PARKING
a few parking places along the road

LADDER
required

SAMPLE PICTURES

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Planespotting Location N

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TIME
from noon until sunset

MISCELLANEOUS
for pictures of all landing and departing aircraft on runway 33

FOCAL LENGTH
10-300mm

PARKING
ban of driving at this position

LADDER
not required, small hill available

SAMPLE PICTURES

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