Welcome to Spot LCY - The London City Airport spotting guide.

If you are looking to visit London City Airport to take photographs or spot planes then this guide will give you everything you need to know.

London City Airport sees a mix of traffic from the Embraer E-Jets, Avro RJ's, Dash 8's and Saab 2000's through to latest aircraft including the Airbus A220.

The Airport also sees a a healthy amount of business jet visitors from across the globe.

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Viewing Locations

Airport Frequencies

The current ATC Frequencies in use are:

  • City Approach: 132.700
  • City Tower: 118.0750

Important Safety Information

Airports are places that are under tight security. It is important that you adhere to the following rules otherwise you will find access being restricted for future events.

  • Park legally. Dont stop on main roads, grass verges or double yellow lines
  • Take any litter home with you
  • Do not put ladders on the fence
  • Dont use flash photography on approaching aircraft
  • Be security concious, if someone, or something doesn't look right, report it!
  • Do not obstruct Police or PCSO's if they ask you to move, or if they want to check who you are, co-operate.

London City Airport Headlines

Loganair moves Isle of Man flight from City to Heathrow
Posted on Monday November 23, 2020

Loganair is moving its daily service from London to Isle of Man service from London City Airport (LCY/EGLC) to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) from 1st December. As previously reported by us Loganair had been targeting flights at London Heathrow but slots have now been approved. Flights to the Isle of Man [read more]

The post Loganair moves Isle of Man flight from City to Heathrow appeared first on UK Aviation News.

Loganair to take over the Isle of Man to London City service
Posted on Thursday August 20, 2020

Loganair (LM/LOG) has confirmed it is taking over full control of the Isle of Man to London City from British Airways from 1st September 2020. The route is already operated by Loganair but tickets are sold by British Airways. Loganair’s Chief commercial officer Kay Ryan said:  “We understand the importance [read more]

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British Airways scraps its London to New York Speedbird 1 service
Posted on Friday July 31, 2020

British Airways (BA/BAW) is scrapping its all-business class service from London City Airport to New York JFK with immediate effect. The iconic Speedbird 1 and Speedbird 2 flights (BAW1/2) were originally used by the Concorde service to New York but shortly after Concorde was retired the airline launched the new [read more]

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BA Cityflyer outlines its restart at London City Airport
Posted on Friday June 26, 2020

British Airways subsidiary BA Cityflyer (CJ/CFE) has outlined its return to flying as London City Airport reopens for commercial flights. The airline operates domestic and European flights from London City Airport (LCY/EGLC) which is its main base. BA Cityflyer normally operates on 32 routes from London City but will initially [read more]

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KLM to restart flights from more UK regional airports
Posted on Wednesday June 24, 2020

Dutch flag carrier KLM is preparing to restart more flights from UK regional airports as it restores service following the Coronavirus Pandemic. Its key business route between Amsterdam (AMS/EHAM) and London City (LCY/EGLC) is set to resume on Monday 13th July. Richard Hill, London City Airport’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: [read more]

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