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23.5.19 23:09:28
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
No What to see Convenient Light Access
1 Aircraft at holding position on taxiway L before lining up RWY 31 Till 1100-1200
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By Car: From Drnovská street
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. Quite muddy when wet during the construction works, better use the asphalt road under the highway a bit more to the south.
2 Landing aircraft to RWY 31 (in the air) Till 0900-1000
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By Car: From Drnovská street
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus nr. 218 (from metro 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. Quite muddy when wet during the construction works, better use the asphalt road under the highway a bit more to the south.
3 Landing aircraft to RWY 31 (in the air) From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Drnovská street, Prague 6 or from Hostivice village (turn right after crossing the railway)
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 31/13; aircraft on taxiway L From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Hostivice village (turn left after crossing the railway). Continue walking
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Hostivice, Nouzov (bus nr. 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Čsl. armády street, third street (Jiráskova) to the right and after railway crossing to the left. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue back along the railway line, over the railway crossing and then take the road to the left.
5 Aircraft on RWY 31/13; take-offs from RWY 31 From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Hostivice village (turn left after crossing the railway). Continue walking
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Hostivice, Nouzov (bus nr. 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Čsl. armády street, third street (Jiráskova) to the right and after railway crossing to the left. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue back along the railway line, over the railway crossing and then take the road to the left.
6 Aircraft on RWY 13/31; take-offs from RWY 31; landings to RWY 13 From 1200-1300
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By Car: From Hostivice village (turn left after crossing the railway). Continue walking
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Hostivice, Nouzov (bus nr. 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Čsl. armády street, third street (Jiráskova) to the right and after railway crossing to the left. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue back along the railway line, over the railway crossing and then take the road to the left.
7 Aircraft on taxiway F (too close to the fence); after landing on RWY 24 (landing gear not visible); take-offs from RWY 24 (very far) All the day, till 1700-1800 (in summer)
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By Car: From Hostivice village (turn left aftercrossing the railway). Continue walking. Or from the road between Jeneč and Dobrovíz villages and then walk around the airport fence
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Hostivice, Nouzov (bus nr. 336 from metro B terminus Zličín [Mo-Fr only], or bus nr. 347 from tram station Bílá Hora or metro B terminus Zličín). Continue on Čsl. armády street, third street (Jiráskova) to the right and after railway crossing to the left. By rail from Prague Masarykovo nádraží railway station to the Hostivice station. Continue back along the railway line, over the railway crossing and then take the road to the left.
8 Aircraft on taxiway F before line up RWY 06 All the day
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By Car: From the road between Jeneč and Dobrovíz villages (occasional problems with owners of the 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 owners of the 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 1700
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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.
11 Landing aircraft to RWY 13 (in the air); take-offs from RWY 24 From 1200-1300
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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 the Kněževes direction. After Dobrovíz village border turn right on the road leading to the airport fence and go straight ahead.
12 Aircraft on RWY 24/06 From 1600-1700 (summer)
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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 3x per hour 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 (along the V maštali restaurant to the right).
13 Aircraft after landing on RWY24 and on taxiways G and H From 1600-1700 (summer)
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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 3x per hour 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 (along the V maštali restaurant to the right).
14 Aircraft before touch down RWY24; aircraft line up RWY 24 From 1600-1700 (summer)
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By Car: From the Kněževes village, turn left from the main road (coming from Prague) to the direction Betonárna Kněževes, then straight ahead direction Airport Logistic Park. Parking possible on the junction by the No vehicles road sign
On Foot: Prague Public Transit Co bus station Kněževes, Stará Hospoda (bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately every 60 minutes). Continue walk back the road, straight ahead to the airport fence. Or bus station Kněževes (Prague Public Transit Co bus nr. 319 from airport Ruzyně, approximately 3x per hour during day peak or ČSAD Kladno from metro A terminus Dejvická). Turn left from the main road to the Na staré silnici street and straight ahead to the airport fence.
15 Landing aircraft to RWY 24 (in the air); aircraft on taxiway A before line up RWY 24 Till 1500 (landings), till 1100-1200 (on taxiway A)
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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 ČSA to the nearby field
16 Aircraft on taxiways A or G taxiing for take off from RWY 24 Till 1400-1500
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Car park in front of Menzies Aviation.
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 G taxiing for take off from RWY 24 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
18 Take-offs from RWY 31 (very far); aircraft on taxiway L; aircraft on RWY 22 (parallel with RWY only) Till 1000 (taxiway L, RWY 31), 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 on the left side from the main terminal building
19 Stands 14-21, moving aircraft before or after departure Till 1300-1400
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Observation deck
By Car: Airport Prague Ruzyně
On Foot: On the roof of the connecting hall between terminals North 1 and North 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 (e.g. points 4,5,6,12,13).
  • 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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