Welcome to Spot BRS - The Bristol Airport spotting guide.

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

Bristol Airport sees a varied mix of traffic from the regular Boeing 737's and A320's through to bigger aircraft such as A330 and 787 Dreamliners.

The Airport also sees a a healthy amount of military traffic training as well as helicopters and business jet visitors from across the globe.

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Airport Frequencies

The current ATC Frequencies in use are:

  • Bristol Approach: 125.650
  • Bristol Tower: 133.850
  • Bristol Director: 136.075
  • Bristol ATIS: 126.025

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.

Bristol Airport Headlines

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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Easyjet to resume 75% of routes by August
Posted on Wednesday June 10, 2020

Low-Cost Carrier Easyjet (U2/EZY), which resumes flying on 15th June, has said that it plans to have resumed 75% of its normal summer routes by August. Easyjet operates 1022 routes across Europe and initially plans to fly 50% of those in July and building up to 75% in August. The [read more]

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Brussels Airlines cuts jobs and fleet
Posted on Tuesday May 12, 2020

Brussels Airlines (SN/BEL) has announced it will cut 1,000 jobs and reduce its fleet size by one-third as it restructures to deal with the global crisis caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Belgian airline suspended operations on the 21st March and has been losing €1m per day ever since. The [read more]

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Council rejects Bristol Airport expansion
Posted on Tuesday February 11, 2020

North Somerset Council has voted 18-7 to reject Bristol Airports plans for expansion. The result goes against planning officers recommendations which was to approve the plans which involved a new car park and improved infrastructure to help the airport handle up to 12 million passengers a year. The rejection is [read more]

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Planners recommend backing Bristol Airport Expansion
Posted on Thursday January 30, 2020

Planning Officers from North Somerset Council have recommended that the council approves the planned expansion at Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD). If approved the expansion will see Bristol Airport increase its a capacity to 12 million passengers per year through improved infrastructure and facilities at the airport. The plans received over 2,200 [read more]

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