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Spotting at PRG Airport
Ruzyně airport (LKPR/PRG) is located at the north-western border of Prague.
 
List of spotting places according to the map below
Elevated spotting platforms between places 6 and 7 and at place 14 have been opened in August 2012. These and other places are having lens holes installed.
No What to see Convenient Light Access
1 Aircraft at holding position on taxiway L before lining up RWY 30 Till 1100-1200
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By Car: On foot from Dědinská or from the shopping mall Sestka parking.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co. bus nr. 218 (from metro A terminus Dejvická) to Ciolkovského bus station or nr. 179, 225 (from the airport or metro B station Nové Butovice or Luka) to Dlouhá míle bus station. Go to a semi-paved road across Dědinská and then follow the field road to the fence.
2 Landing aircraft to RWY 30 (in the air) Till 0900-1000
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By Car: On foot from Dědinská or from the shopping mall Sestka parking.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co. bus nr. 218 (from metro A terminus Dejvická) to Ciolkovského bus station or nr. 179, 225 (from the airport or metro B station Nové Butovice or Luka) to Dlouhá míle bus station. Go to a semi-paved road across Dědinská and then follow the field road.
3 Landing aircraft to RWY 30 (in the air) From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Drnovská street, Prague 6.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co. Ciolkovského bus station (nr. 218 from metro A terminus Dejvická or nr. 179, 225 from the airport or metro B station Nové Butovice or Luka)
4 Aircraft on RWY 30/12; aircraft on taxiway L From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Hostivice village centre (across the Lidl store) turn to Cihlářská street, pass under a railway bridge and continue walking up the field.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co. bus station Hostivice (bus nr. 306, 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [336 Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or Motol or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Cihlářská street under a railway bridge and then walk through the fields. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue along the railway line, under the railway bridge and walk through the fields.
5 Aircraft on RWY 30/12; take-offs from RWY 30 From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Hostivice village centre (across the Lidl store) turn to Cihlářská street, pass under a railway bridge and continue walking up the field.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co. bus station Hostivice (bus nr. 306, 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [336 Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or Motol or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Cihlářská street under a railway bridge and then walk through the fields. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue along the railway line, under the railway bridge and walk through the fields.
6 Aircraft on RWY 12/30; take-offs from RWY 30; landings to RWY 12; taxiway F (Till 1500) From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Hostivice village centre (across the Lidl store) turn to Cihlářská street, pass under a railway bridge and continue walking up the field.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co. bus station Hostivice (bus nr. 306, 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [336 Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or Motol or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Cihlářská street under a railway bridge and then walk through the fields. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue along the railway line, under the railway bridge and walk through the fields.
Elevated spotting platform has been installed between places 6 and 7 in August 2012.
7 Aircraft on taxiway F; take-offs from RWY 24 Till 1600
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By Car: From Hostivice village centre (across the Lidl store) turn to Cihlářská street, pass under a railway bridge and continue walking up the field. Also accessible from the road between Jeneč and Dobrovíz (possible troubles with the land owner).
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co. bus station Hostivice (bus nr. 306, 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [336 Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or Motol or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Cihlářská street under a railway bridge and then walk through the fields. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue along the railway line, under the railway bridge and walk through the fields.
8 Aircraft on taxiway F before line up RWY 06 1200-1600
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By Car: From the road between Jeneč and Dobrovíz villages (occasional problems with land owners due to car parking).
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Jeneč, Lidická (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes, more often during day peak or bus nr. 306 from metro B terminus Zličín, every 60 minutes Mo-Fr or 90 minutes Sa-Su). By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Jeneč station. Continue walking besides the road to the Dobrovíz direction.
8a Aircraft on taxiway F before line up RWY 06, landing aircraft on RWY 06 1200-1600
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By Car: From the road between Jeneč and Dobrovíz villages (occasional problems with land owners due to car parking).
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Jeneč, Lidická (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes, more often during day peak or bus nr. 306 from metro B terminus Zličín, every 60 minutes Mo-Fr or 90 minutes Sa-Su). By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Jeneč station. Continue walking besides the road to the Dobrovíz direction.
9 Landing aircraft to RWY 06 (in the air) All the day
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By Car: From the road between Jeneč and Dobrovíz villages (occasional problems with land owners due to car parking)
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Jeneč, Lidická (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes, more often during day peak or bus nr. 306 from metro B terminus Zličín, every 60 minutes Mo-Fr or 90 minutes Sa-Su). By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Jeneč station. Continue walking besides the road to the Dobrovíz direction.
10 Aircraft landing RWY 06; line up aircraft RWY 06 From 1600
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By Car: From the road between Jeneč and Dobrovíz villages, park by the old cemetery. Continue walking
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Dobrovíz, Obecní úřad (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes, more often during day peak). Continue walking on the road to the Jeneč direction, turn left by the old cemetery and take the road to the airport fence.
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Landing aircraft to RWY 12 (in the air); long take-offs from RWY 24 (11a, from 1600) From 1200-1300
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11a: PIC
11a: PIC
By Car: From the road between Dobrovíz and Kněževes. Continue walking
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Dobrovíz, Obecní úřad (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes, more often during day peak). Continue walking on the road to Kněževes. After Dobrovíz village end turn right on the road leading to the airport fence and go straight ahead.
12 Aircraft on RWY 24/06 From 1600
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By Car: From the Kněževes village, turn left from the main road (coming from Prague) to the direction Betonárna Kněževes, with the V maštali restaurant to the right. Parking possible next to the cemetery, continue walking.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Kněževes, Stará Hospoda (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes). Continue walk the road direction Betonárna Kněževes. Or bus station Kněževes (Prague Public Transit Co bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně (approximately hourly during day peak) or ČSAD Kladno from metro A terminus Dejvická). Turn left from main road to the Na staré silnici street, direction Betonárna Kněževes (turn right at the V maštali restaurant).
13 Aircraft after landing on RWY24 From 1600
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By Car: From the Kněževes village, turn left from the main road (coming from Prague) to the direction Betonárna Kněževes, with the V maštali restaurant to the right. Parking possible next to the cemetery, continue walking.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Kněževes, Stará Hospoda (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes). Continue walk the road direction Betonárna Kněževes. Or bus station Kněževes (Prague Public Transit Co bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně (approximately hourly during day peak) or ČSAD Kladno from metro A terminus Dejvická). Turn left from main road to the Na staré silnici street, direction Betonárna Kněževes (turn right at the V maštali restaurant).
14 Aircraft before touch down RWY24; aircraft lining up RWY 24 (no wheels visible) From 1600
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By Car: From the Kněževes village, turn left from the main road (coming from Prague) to the Na staré silnici street (direction Betonárna Kněževes), parking possible at the V maštali restaurant. Continue walking.
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Kněževes, Stará Hospoda (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes). Continue walk the road direction Betonárna Kněževes. Or bus station Kněževes (Prague Public Transit Co bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně (approximately hourly during day peak) or ČSAD Kladno from metro A terminus Dejvická). Turn left from main road to the Na staré silnici street, and straight away to the fence.
Elevated spotting platform has been installed at this place in August 2012.
15 Landing aircraft to RWY 24 (in the air) Till 1500
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By Car: Airport Prague Ruzyně, cargo terminals Menzies Aviation or ČSA, continue walking
On Foot: Walk to the right from the main terminal building, along cargo terminals Menzies Aviation and Skyport to the nearby field.
16 Aircraft on taxiways A or Z taxiing for take off from RWY 24 Till 1400-1500
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Car park in front of Menzies Aviation. Step ladder advised for the thick fence.
By Car: Airport Prague Ruzyně, cargo terminal Menzies Aviation
On Foot: Walk to the right from the main terminal building, to the Menzies Aviation cargo terminal
17 Aircraft landing to RWY 24 (mostly in the air or touch down); aircraft on taxiways A or Z taxiing for take off from RWY 24; larger aicraft landing at RWY 24, take-offs from RWY 06 Till 1400-1500
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Roof of the Car Park C at Prague-Ruzyně airport.
By Car: Airport Prague Ruzyně, car park C
On Foot: Car park C in front of the main terminal building
Attn: the rooftop of carpark C was closed in winter 2011/12, and it is only usable for watching now due to installed glass.
18 Take-offs from RWY 30 (very far); aircraft on taxiways L and P; aircraft on RWY 22 (parallel with RWY only - in the afternoon) Till 1000 (taxiway L, RWY 30), from 1500 (on RWY 22)
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Roof of the Car Park A at Prague-Ruzyně airport.
By Car: Airport Prague Ruzyně
On Foot: Car park A to the left side from Terminal 2
19 Stands 14-21, moving aircraft before or after departure Till 1300-1400
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Observation deck. The glass is stained.
By Car: Airport Prague Ruzyně
On Foot: On the roof of the connecting hall between Terminals 1 and 2
Notes:
  • It is forbidden to drive on field roads even when there is no "No vehicle access" road sign at the beginning of this road.
  • Expect shivering air, especially if the planes are far; especially places 16&17 (take-offs from RWY06).
  • There is no major disturbance from the police or airport security. Your ID might be checked, but neither spotting nor taking pictures is banned. Extended airport guarding takes place during EL AL flights.
  • Please send your tips and questions to planesLite.
 
ATC Frequencies
ATIS Approach Delivery Ground Tower Departure Info
122,150 127,575 - 119,000 120,050 121,900 118,100 120,525 118,300
 

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