Welcome to London’s newest aerodrome, London City Airport. As any visitor will attest, London City Airport is a busy Euro hub that conveniently connects the London financial centre with major business centres across the continent and throughout the UK.
Located at the former Royal Docks facility in East London, London City Airport is just five stops from the Canary Wharf financial district by DLR train, and another twenty minutes to central London.
London City Airport Action
Hardly a month goes by without new flights being announced from London City Airport, and in this action-packed show, aviation videographer Henry Tenby takes us up close for a runway visit to this busy airfield, professionally filmed with digital video cams on quality tripods. The BAe 146 and Fokker 50 action doesn’t let up!
Belgian regional carrier VLM Airlines is the largest operator at London City Airport Action, with a fleet of 19 Fokker 50s that come and go every few minutes throughout the day. BAe 146s of British Airways Connect, Air France / CityJet, Air One, and Swiss also operate many flights throughout the day, and the frantic activity is complemented by Dash 8s of Euro Manx, SAS and Lufthansa, Scot Airways Dornier 328s, Luxair’s Embraer regional jets, and there’s a lot more. London City Airport probably has more BAe 146 and Fokker 50 movements than any other airport in the world.
On any given day, London City Airport sees over one hundred scheduled flight arrivals and departures, with at least a few dozen corporate flights added to the mix. Aircraft almost continuosly lined up on aproach with movements taking place basically one after another, with no let up from early morning to early evening. London City Airport tranquil water setting and many accessible vantage points make for an aircraft lover’s dream airport. This London City Airport Action program takes you the centre of the action!
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