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Flightradar24 App Updates: User Feedback Edition

The latest version of the Flightradar24 app is now available in the App Store and in the Play Store. In this update we added a bunch of often requested features, beginning with arrival terminal, gate, and baggage information. We also added new ways to display precipitation layers, ATC boundaries, and the ability to apply to host a Flightradar24 ADS-B receiver in the app. Update to the latest version for your device to take advantage of these great features today! (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in May 2018

In May, we activated nearly 100 new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers and hundreds of more home-built receivers connected to the Flightradar24 network for the first time. These new receivers and the tens of thousands of receivers all around the world already sharing data with our network helped us track nearly 5.5 million flights! (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in April 2018

In April, we activated nearly 100 receivers, adding coverage in some helpful locations. A new receiver in Eureka, Canada is providing excellent coverage of polar flights and our transpacific coverage got a boost from a new receiver in far eastern Russia. These receivers and the tens of thousands of others that make up the Flightradar24 network helped us track over 5.1 million flights and set a new single day record of 191,583 flights! (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in March 2018

In March, we activated over 100 new Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receivers and hundreds more home-built receivers joined the Flightradar24 network. Thanks to these new receivers and tens of thousands of others around the world, we tracked 4.8 million flights in March.

In March, we activated another 7 receivers in Brazil, after activating that many last month as well. Multiple receivers in Russia, Australia, and Japan are also supplying great coverage. A handful of receivers activated in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan are expanding our coverage area in that region.

In Africa, we activated receivers in Namibia, South African, Nigeria, Gambia, and Central African Republic.

We also activated an additional receiver on Bear Island in the western Barents Sea.

The March Map

Here’s the full map of all receivers activated during March (click to expand).

New Flightradar24-provided ADS-B receivers activated in March

Help Add ADS-B Coverage

We are always looking for new receiver hosts. Especially if you or someone you know lives in a remote location, please apply to host a receiver. All of our receiver hosts get a free Flightradar24 Business Subscription, which can be used on the web or within our new mobile app. If you’re interested, please apply today. If you’d you like more information about our application process, you can read more about it in our blog post.

Use Your Own Hardware

Have a Raspberry Pi sitting around collecting dust or looking to get started with tracking flights with a quick project? Build your own receiver to help us increase ADS-B and MLAT coverage in your area. Our simple guide walks you through the steps from getting the parts you need to setting up your receiver. Learn more today!

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in February 2018

In February, we activated over 100 new Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receivers and hundreds more home-built receivers joined the Flightradar24 network. Thanks to these new receivers and tens of thousands of others around the world, we tracked 4.4 million flights in February.

In February we activated 7 receivers in Brazil, 4 in Australia, 3 in Nepal, and singular receivers in important locations providing additional coverage in Iraq, Canada, the Central African Republic, Kenya, Russia, Libya, Argentina, and Indonesia. In the US we activated multiple receivers in the southeast, improving MLAT coverage in an important part of the country.

The February Map

Here’s the full map of all receivers activated during February (click to expand).

New Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receivers activated in February 2018.

Help Add ADS-B Coverage

We are always looking for new receiver hosts. Especially if you or someone you know lives in a remote location, please apply to host a receiver. All of our receiver hosts get a free Flightradar24 Business Subscription, which can be used on the web or within our new mobile app. If you’re interested, please apply today. If you’d you like more information about our application process, you can read more about it in our blog post.

Use Your Own Hardware

Have a Raspberry Pi sitting around collecting dust or looking to get started with tracking flights with a quick project? Build your own receiver to help us increase ADS-B and MLAT coverage in your area. Our simple guide walks you through the steps from getting the parts you need to setting up your receiver. Learn more today!

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in January 2018

We began the year by activating over 100 new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers around the world, helping us track 4.4 million flights, a 110,000 flight increase over last January. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in December and 2017’s Final Tally

In December we activated nearly 100 new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers and hundreds more people around the world built their own receivers to contribute data to our network. These receivers and tens of thousands of others helped us track 4.5 million flights this month. (more…)

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AvTalk Episode 20: A Look Inside Flightradar24

On this episode of AvTalk, we head to Stockholm to go inside Flightradar24. We sit down with co-founder Mikael Robertsson to learn how FR24 got started, and we talk to chief technology officer, Sean Atkinson to learn more about how FR24 works. We also check-in on a volcano in Bali, the world’s largest turboprop aircraft, and our favorite new airline, Joon. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in November 2017

In November we activated over 50 new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers and hundreds more people around the world built their own receivers to contribute data to our network. These receivers and tens of thousands of others helped us track 4.7 million flights. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in October 2017

In October we activated nearly 100 new receivers, including a few that have immediately had a large coverage impact. Throughout the month, we tracked 4.9 million flights, nearly 300,000 more flights than in October 2016.

Two new receivers in Yemen, including one on Socotra, are providing good coverage of flights over the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea. A cluster of receivers in the southern United States are helping provide increased coverage and expanded MLAT coverage there. And a new receiver in Slave Lake, Canada is helping with coverage of flights in central Canada.

The Map

Here’s the full map of all receivers activated during October (click to expand).

New Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers activated during October 2017 (click to enlarge)

Help Add ADS-B Coverage

We are always looking for new receiver hosts. Especially if you or someone you know lives in a remote location, please apply to host a receiver. All of our receiver hosts get a free Flightradar24 Business Subscription, which can be used on the web or within our new mobile app. If you’re interested, please apply today. If you’d you like more information about our application process, you can read more about it in our blog post.

Use Your Own Hardware

Have a Raspberry Pi sitting around collecting dust or looking to get started with tracking flights with a quick project? Build your own receiver to help us increase ADS-B and MLAT coverage in your area. Our simple guide walks you through the steps from getting the parts you need to setting up your receiver. Learn more today!