J3979 : Sunset, Holywood (3)

taken 13 years ago, near to Holywood, Co Down, Northern Ireland

Sunset, Holywood (3)
Sunset, Holywood (3)
One flight path to the George Best Belfast City Airport is over suburban south Belfast and the inner-city east Belfast. The other is over Belfast Lough and close to The Esplanade, Holywood. flybe Embraer E195-200LR (G-FBEC) is making its final descent, close to The Esplanade, as the last of the colour remains in the sky – 17 minutes after sunset.
Sunset, Holywood - 25 August 2011

Some photographs taken after sunset (20.33), at Holywood on 25 August 2011, when there was less than 100% cloud cover.

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.
British Airways to London Heathrow.
Flybe to Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter and Newquay, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London City, Manchester, Doncaster/Sheffield and Southampton.
KLM to Amsterdam.
Loganair to Carlisle.

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.

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J3979, 343 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Thursday, 25 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Friday, 26 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Air transport  City, Town centre  Air, Sky, Weather 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 395 793 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.5744N 5:50.3578W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 395 792
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Holywood  Aircraft  Sunset  Flight Path 

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