J3676 : Airport fire brigade exercise, Belfast City Airport (September 2017)

taken 6 months ago, near to Queens Island, Sydenham, Ballyhackamore and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Airport fire brigade exercise, Belfast City Airport (September 2017)
Airport fire brigade exercise, Belfast City Airport (September 2017)
A fire-extinguishing exercise on the north-western side of the airport. Subject position approximate.
Aircraft etc photographs, 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. Seasonal service to Faro and Malaga (shown as operated by ASL).
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 with a seasonal ski charter to Salzburg in 2017/18.
KLM to Amsterdam.
Eastern Airways franchised flybe flights to the Isle of Man and Newcastle.
Icelandair/Air Iceland to Keflavík (ends May 2018).
flybe is due to operate to Sheffield/Doncaster from 15 June until 26 October 2018.
Loganair to Carlisle from 4 June 2018.
JetsGo Holidays (using chartered aircraft) is due to operate to Palma de Mallorca, weekly, from June to September 2018.
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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The photographs submitted by me appear as a matter of neutral record only. I appreciate that many find the airport’s presence unacceptable. I have no connection with the airport or any group opposed to it.

I cannot enter into correspondence or supply photographs for any purpose.
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 18 September, 2017
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Roads, Road transport  Air transport 
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Irish: geotagged! J 368 761 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.9058N 5:52.9450W
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Irish: geotagged! J 371 755
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Airport  Belfast City Airport  Fire Appliance  Fire 

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