J3776 : PH-FCI and fire appliances, Belfast City Airport (October 2017)

taken 2 months ago, near to Sydenham, Ballyhackamore, Queens Island and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

PH-FCI and fire appliances, Belfast City Airport (October 2017)
PH-FCI and fire appliances, Belfast City Airport (October 2017)
The three airport fire appliances await the arrival of AIS Airlines Jetstream 32 (PH-FCI) LinkExternal link (background) some 15 minutes after it had departed with an Eastern Airways flight to the Isle of Man. Its return was thought to have been caused by a bird strike J3775 : Bird scaring, George Best Belfast City Airport (November 2014). See also J3775 : Emergency services vehicles, Belfast City Airport (October 2017) and J3775 : Fire appliance, Sydenham bypass, Belfast (October 2017).
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 with seasonal services to Faro and Malaga.
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.
flybe is due to operate to Sheffield/Doncaster from 15 June until 26 October 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.

To search this shared description for a particular registration go to here LinkExternal link

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Friday, 6 October, 2017   (more nearby)
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Friday, 6 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Air transport 
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Belfast 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fire Appliances 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 373 760 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.8173N 5:52.5130W
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Irish: geotagged! J 371 755
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