J3675 : George Best Belfast City Airport (83)

taken 5 years ago, near to Sydenham, Queens Island, Ballyhackamore and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

George Best Belfast City Airport (83)
George Best Belfast City Airport (83)
flybe De Havilland Dash 8 (G-JECN) LinkExternal link making the final approach before landing.
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 Heathrow with seasonal services to Faro, Palma, Malaga, Alicante, Verona and Salzburg.
British Airways to London Heathrow.
Flybe to Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter and Newquay, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London City, Manchester and Southampton.
KLM to Amsterdam (the summer 2017 flights are due to be operated by CityJet aircraft).
Eastern Airways to the Isle of Man.
Icelandair/Air Iceland is due to start a new service to Reykjavik on 1 June 2017.
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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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 26 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Air transport 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 368 755 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.5823N 5:52.9432W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 371 755
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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