WeatherWatch.co.nz had exclusive access to Auckland International Airport Tuesday as we added new photos to our photo news gallery for airport related news stories.
At the end of the day we were directly under the flight path near the eastern end of the runway when we captured this close call with an Airbus A380 coming in to land.
Our thanks to Aviation Security Services for providing the escorts around the runway and airport.
See the video below…
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on 21/07/2010 9:14pm
what day/time did that flight come in?
on 21/07/2010 9:27pm
It was around 2 to 2:20pm on Tuesday.
on 21/07/2010 8:20am
Get heaps of low flying aircraft flying over Yaldhurst’s Oderings in a NE flow, coming into land at Harewood?
The planes do land safely and I have a lot of trust in the people flying them.
on 21/07/2010 1:35am
Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak airport was the place for this sort of thing, continuous stream of aircraft coming in over a main hiway was an incredible experience. You could literally just about touch the aircraft.
on 20/07/2010 10:52pm
That reminds me of a road in England that runs across the end of one of Heathrow airport’s runways. I recall driving along it and having a jet coming in to land right over the top of us. You could see the rivets in the panels, it was so close.
on 20/07/2010 7:13pm
Hi, wheel marks on your head would be a close call.I guess it was just the noise and drama of it all.
on 20/07/2010 10:06am
Holy crap doesnt even come close!
on 20/07/2010 10:01am
Love that video!!! I really like the Eremites branding on the belly of the jet. How cool is that?