J3776 : IKEA car park, Belfast (December 2017)

taken 1 year ago, near to Queens Island and Ballyhackamore, Northern Ireland

IKEA car park, Belfast (December 2017)
IKEA car park, Belfast (December 2017)
More than just a car park for shoppers - also a recognised place for aircraft photography J3776 : Plane landing, George Best Belfast City Airport and “spotting” LinkExternal link. It overlooks the runway (out of picture to my left).
Founded in Sweden in 1943 by 17 year old Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd, Ikea designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, appliances and home accessories. It is the world's largest furniture retailer.

Ikea open their first store in the UK in Warrington SJ584913 in 1987.
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 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, Doncaster/Sheffield and Southampton with a seasonal ski charter to Salzburg in 2017/18.
KLM to Amsterdam.

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

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
Tuesday, 26 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 26 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Air transport 
Place (from Tags)
Retailer (from Tags)
Primary Subject of Photo
Car Park 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 379 768 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.2381N 5:51.9151W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 378 767
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Car Park  Multi-Storey Car Park  Belfast City Airport 

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