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User currently offlineamsspot From Netherlands, joined Jun 2005, 79 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 5 months 21 hours ago) and read 6916 times:

Hello Calgarians (and others),

This summer I will be heading to Banff for a GAP-year from University. Before I head out into the wilderness I really want to do some plane spotting. I will be spending a few days in Calgary and was wondering if there are any spotting locations around YYC where I can get to on foot or by public transport (I will not have a car). Will there be any other spotters around? Is plane spotting popular at YYC?

Best regards,
Miles

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User currently offlineskingjack From Canada, joined Aug 2008, 18 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 6520 times:

Amsspot,

The following link might be of assistance:

http://www.contrailsphotography.com/spottingyyc.html

I imagine some of the areas described would be accessible from the main terminal via a short taxi ride ( may be even a walk... I've only taken pictures from inside the terminal).

Also, some may no longer be suitable/accessible as I believe the the guide is somewhat old???

Naturally, public transport will be able to take you the airport itself.

HTH.

Skingjack


User currently offlinealevik From Canada, joined Mar 2009, 1058 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 6448 times:
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Hi Miles;

Spotting is quite popular at CYYC, and the authorities are very supportive, including having an Airport Watch program.

Most of the more popular spots are not accessible by any form of public transit, however. I have a spotting guide for CYYC that I can send you if you PM me your email. If I happen to be in town I can meet you and drive you to a spot.

Pete



Improvise, adapt, overcome.
User currently offlineamsspot From Netherlands, joined Jun 2005, 79 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 6349 times:

Thanks a lot for your replies. The guide at contrailsphotography.com is very useful.

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