Plane Spotting in Cyprus
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The airports and airways in this part of the world are very busy 24 hours a day with all traffic routing to Cyprus, the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East passing through the Nicosia FIR area. The Cyprus airports are very busy especially during the summer holiday season Aircraft shown in Yellow on the charts below are being received by my station, those in
Green are being shared by others.  Times on the charts are in GMT.

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My Planeplotter receives Mode S (ADS-B) fed from the SBS 1090 PUCK unit with its original antenna
and ACARS (131.725) fed from a RTL-SDR and Colinear antenna.

Second instance of Planeplotter plotting HFDL fed from a Realistic DX-394 with PC-HFDL and a G5RV antenna,
VDL2 fed From a RTL-SDR running through the HDSDR and MultiPSK software and using a VHF Collinear antenna.
And finally ACARS (131.825) fed from a Grecom PSR-282 Scanner using a Sirio GP 365-470C antenna.

Legend for the colour of aircraft received

   Mode S               ACARS                HFDL                Immarsat
   ADS-B                 VDL 2

  Cyprus Airports Arrivals & Departures








Spotting Locations

Timi Beach & Forest
To the left off the
airport road

Mandria Beach
Follow signs in the

Plane page

Spotting Locations

Ladies Mile Beach

Follow signs to the New Port then for
Ladiesmile Beach.
Then go right to the
End of the beach past all the restaurents.


Spotting Locations

MacKenzie Beach
Airview Café &
Airport perimeter

Dog Beach page

Please obey all official signs prohibiting photography especially around Military establishments.
Please be discreet when using radio equipment & binoculars etc.
The Cypriot authorities are not so relaxed with the hobby as other EU countries are.

Below are Aeronautical charts for the Eastern Mediterranean area
These charts are reproduced for educational purposes only, they are NOT to be used for navigation
(Click for full size - Warning charts are high resolution and may take a few minutes to download)

Nicosia FIR

Larnaca Airport

Paphos Airport

Turkish FIR

Athens FIR

East Med & Middle East

Tel Aviv,Israel FIR

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