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    Aug 2007
    Toronto area

    Airport runway webcams, flight radar

    For those who might like to watch planes land, take off, or just flying over on a clear day from your window, balcony, backyard, or other viewing location, there are flight radar sites that can tell you what plane you are seeing and what is flying in your direction and may soon be in sight.

    The flight radar sites are also useful while watching live YouTube shows of landings and take offs from locations near runways, often lasting for hours at a time. - live shows from LAX - live shows from Chicago O'Hare - has live shows from Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam) - has live shows from UK airports - has live shows from London Heathrow Airport and sometimes other locations - has live (no commentary) shows from Narita Airport (Tokyo) and sometimes other locations - has live (no commentary) shows from Haneda Airport (Tokyo)

    Live runway webcams: - Lisbon - Prague - Lanzarote Airport, Canary Islands, Spain - São Paulo - Kansai Osaka - Itami Osaka - Fukuoka
    There is a slow frame rate type of one pointed at Montreal YUL runway 24R.
    These sites list some live webcams:

    Live Air Traffic Control audio:

    Back in 2019 while on the top of the observation hill at Danville Park in Mississauga, I was able to briefly look though someone else's Cdn$1600 Canon 18x50 Image-Stabilization binoculars. They were good, but I don't think I'd ever spend that much, and the little compact binoculars (they formerly belonged to my late father) I have are smaller and easier to carry around.
    Plane spotting binoculars:
    Last edited by Donovan's Monkey; 06-12-2021 at 11:20 AM.



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