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Note: one of many popular viewing locations for runway 03/21 in the Matagorda area of Arrecife with 03 in use here with the Binter ATR passing over the sea placed lighting gantry, google coordnates : lat 28° 56' 04'' long 13° 36' 44''
Note: good spotting location for runway 03/21 and also taxiway for 03, waste ground at Matagorda next to perimeter fence and there are placed raised stones to raise over but stepladders possibly safer! best from midday onwards as sun heads...
Note: The Guacimeta beach runs the length of the runway with a footpath/cycle track between it and the airport fence. The best location for photography in the mornings is at the southern end and there are always a number of spotters, tourists...
Note: The evening spotting location next to the threshold of RWY 03. Great for photography from 3pm until sunset, you are overlooking both the runway and taxiway. There are multiple piles of stones to stand upon to get an unobstructed view over...
Note: There are many locations along this walkway to see the arrivals ,they use 03 for arrivals almost all of the time and even some departures ,this location for photography is ok after 1400hrs untill last light a 70-300 lens is more than...
Note: A shot from my first visit to this iconic place! Sitting just south of the runway at the 03 end, this spot is very easily walkable from Matagorda and affords superb views of the approaching aircraft if runway 03 is in use. It's only...
Note: Shot from EI-ESS as we taxi out to depart Lanzarote and head back to my home airport of Leeds-Bradford. We're being followed by Binter's EC-JQL operating as flight NT513 to Las Palmas while Monarch's G-ZBAE departs in the opposite...
Note: This place is located near the beginning of the runway 03. It's easily accessible by car with plenty of parking opportunities. Landing as well as departing aircraft are very close from this place. There are several artificial stone mounds...
Note: As the top floor gets empty with all of the returning tourists checked-in and waiting for the last departures of the evening, the arrivals hall downstairs is looking busy with people just about to begin their holidays. The mood from one...
Note: This spot is located on the beach halfway down the runway opposite the fire station .Where i was standing(on a boulder) is now the only place where you can shoot over the new fence along the beach side of the runway.
Note: This spot is great for shots from mid afternoon on and can be reached by bicycle,car or on foot.For Winter visits bring a light jacket for the couple of hours before sunset as the breeze can be a bit chilly.
Google earth: 28°56'9.21"N...
Note: This beach is famous place for taking pictures of planes landing runway 03. Boeing 737-800 LN-RRF of SAS Norge is flying low above the pedestrians and spotters. [Google Earth: 28°56'5'' N, 13°36'36" W]
Note: Lanzarote holds many good viewing areas around the southern side of the airfield. Standing on the rocks you get a good view of down runway 03, departing Runway21 is G-GTDL departing back to one of the UK airports. In the background can be...