If you are looking for photos of a specific aircraft type, use this menu. Please note that, due to space constraints, this menu includes only some of the more requested aircraft in our database.
If the aircraft you're searching for is not in this list, use the 'Keywords' field further down in the search menus.
Some menu selections include a generic aircraft model, as well as more specific variants of that airliner.
These variants are denoted by a - before the aircraft name.
Selecting 'Boeing 747,' for example, will show results featuring all Boeing 747 jetliners in our database, while selecting '- Boeing 747-200' will show all Boeing 747-200 variants in our database (Boeing 747-200, Boeing 747-212B, Boeing 747-283F, etc.)
If you are looking for photos of a specific airline, use this menu.
Please note that, due to space constraints, this menu includes only airlines of which 10 or more photos exist in our database.
If the airline you're searching for is not in this list, use the 'Keywords' field further down in the search menu.
Airlines are listed in alphabetical order.
If you are looking for photos taken in a specific country, or at a specific airport, use this menu.
All countries represented in our database are included in this selection menu, which is updated automatically as the database grows.
There must be at least 20 photos from a specific airport in the database before that airport is added to this list.
Use this option to include only photos taken by a specific photographer in your search.
This pulldown menu, in addition to each photographer available as a search limiter, also shows the number of photos currently in the database for each specific photographer, enclosed in brackets.
For example, an option of: - Paul Jones  .. indicates that there are 550 total photos taken by Paul Jones currently in the database.
Note: The total number of photos, enclosed in brackets, is updated four (4) times hourly, and may be slightly inaccurate.
Photographers must have 100 or more photos in the database before their name is included in this selection menu.. The 'All Photographers' selection is the default selection for this option.
If you are looking for a specific category of photo, use this menu.
You may select to display only photos from certain categories, such as Special Paintschemes, Flight Deck photos, etc. New categories are constantly being added to this list.
The 'Keywords' field is perhaps the most useful field included in our search engine. Using this field, you may search for any word, term, or combinations of terms in our database. Every photo field is covered by the Keywords search routine.
The Keywords field is ideal for searching for such specifics as aircraft registrations, photographers' names, specific airport/city names, specific paintschemes (i.e. 'Wunala Dreaming'), etc. To use the Keywords field, begin by selecting a Keyworld search field. You may select either a specific database field (airline, aircraft, etc.), or choose to match your keyword to all database fields.
Next, select a Keyword limiter. There are three options from which to choose: - is exactly - starts with - contains Select the appropriate limiter for your search, then enter the keyword(s) you wish to search in the box on the right.
The Keywords search field is not case-sensitive.
Use this option to include only photos taken in a specific year in your search.
This pulldown menu, in addition to each year available as a search limiter, also shows the number of photos currently in the database for each specific year, enclosed in brackets. For example, an option of: - 2003  .. indicates that there are 55,000 total photos taken in the year 2003 currently in the database. *Note: The total number of photos, enclosed in brackets, is updated four (4) times hourly, and may be slightly inaccurate.
Additionally, decade ranges (1990-1999, etc.) are available as selections in this menu. Selecting a decade range will show all photos matching your other search criteria from the selected decade. The 'All Years' selection is the default selection for this option.
Note: One of the best spotting locations at MIA, the well known Eldorado, named after the furniture store next to it, located at 1260 NW 72nd Ave, Miami.
The place to be for all movements of RWY 09 from early morning till late afternoon. Only a...
Note: [1200px] Miami Control Tower on a typical warm Summer evening in Florida, with the light trails of some traffic leaving the airport. Picture taken from the visitor parking on top of the cargo buildings, with special thanks to Steven...
Note: This is the view from an 11th floor room at the Clarion Inn and Suites Miami Airport. The glass is double glazed. This room faces south, overlooking part of a ramp, the northerly runways and north side stands. Good for number crunching....
Note: the ‘El Dorado’ (25°47'03.7"N 80°18'45.2"W) which situates near a furniture store is a great location to spot artcrafts when using the runway 09, nearly all the flights from South America will use runway 09.
Note: [1600px] Spotting location near runway 30. GPS coordinates 25.785713, -80.279190. You can see all arriving aircraft for runway 30 as well as runway 27. Do not stay on the other side of the road near the fence or a police car will...
Note: 1600px Miami's official spotting location located next to the RWY12 threshold offers spotters a great view of arrivals and aircraft taxiing for departure off the northern runways. Google co-ordinates: 25°47'50.3"N 80°18'06.4"W
Note: 25°47'3.33"N and 80°18'45.70"W One of the best spotting locations in the United States is located right next to the El Dorado Furniture Store. Atlas Air 747 N418MC landing on Runway 9. The news reporter was doing a story about an...
Note: Welcome to warm and sunny Miami...as seen from the Hilton Miami Airport hotel. When winds are westerly, inbound aircraft may land on runway 27 (south side) as shown by LAN's B767 CC-CXC. Latitude & longitude are; 25.782440 N, -80.278668 W...
Note: This is one of the most serendipitous photos one could ask to capture at an airport; seven jetliners from different countries all representing the true diversity that is Miami Airport, all centered around the giant "MIAMI" letters near...
Note: Welcome to warm and sunny Miami! A beautiful location from which to capture images of landing jets amidst the willowy palm branches as they land on runway 8 (as shown by Lufthansa's A380 D-AIMK). This is the grassy knoll where the tracks...
Note: This is a busy weekend location by the El Dorado Furniture store, offering great views of landings/take offs from Runway 09. It's a dead end road which is blocked by concrete blocks giving easy opportunities to shoot across the railway &...
Note: Concourse J under lights at dawn with the South American carriers getting on with things for the day (Aerolineas Argentinas, LAN Airlines, TAM and Avianca), and airport staff closing runway 30 for maintenance.
Note: N378AN on very short finals to Runway 13 adjacent to 'The 'Holes' at Miami International, the official spotting area which over looks the Eastern end of runway 13/30 and the threshold of runways 8L and 8R. Many of the regulars have the...
Note: One of my favorites pictures in the Miami Ramp Tour 2014, 3 MD-11 parked side by side in the new north complex for Centurion/Skylease. Dedicated to all the people of the Tour! just amazing this year!