With three runways, more than 300,000 aircraft movements a year and a wide range of aircraft, Sydney Airport is a great location for plane spotting.
Photographers can capture great shots of aircraft with the city, Port Botany or Botany Bay in the background.
You can Download Sydney Airport app to receive real-time flight arrival and departure updates get the right shot.
There are a range of great vantage points for aviation enthusiasts around the airport:
1. The beach (Lady Robinson’s Beach) – located near the old control tower, exit off General Holmes Drive
2. Airport Drive
3. Hammond Place – the best location for viewing helicopters
4. Rydges Sydney Airport – For 180-degree views of the airfield, you can purchase a pass for Rydges Sydney Airport Level 9 Dreamliner rooftop conference room with a small outdoor viewing deck, including a beverage from the Touch&Go Café (subject to availability). Rydges posts opening times on its Facebook page daily.
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— James Lusher (@lushaviation) October 9, 2017