Have fun with your visit in cowtown. Spotting places are abundant to please any type of spotter whether it be airliners, military, biz, and GA
McKnight is the most publicly accessible spot, drive around a 300m radius and you will find other excellent spots which brings you up to the fence especially beside airplane hangars like the Shell Aerocenter slightly north of the McKnight.
On the Cargo area there are places where you can park to view planes leaving/landing and taxiing. WestJet parking lot is also excellent and as long as common sense is followed, there should be no problems with the company having you watch planes from their lot. (its quite big so at the end there are loads of empty stalls).
Along the road McCall Way, you can get great views of Runway 28 and its arrivals. Roadside pullover is possible but be brief!
North end has a gravel road leading under the rwy 16, it is alright as well but probably the most distant spot to get a good view of the planes.
Eitherway, have fun and later on I may post a link showing many of the spots at the airport.
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