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Plane spotting in PTP

Fri May 19, 2017 1:23 pm


I've admired the traffic movement in PTP since I landed there in 1997 due to a diversion flight on AF to SXM. I find the airport nice and beautiful so I always had in the back of my head to go plane spotting here some day. Even though I still don't know when I can go there I'm very interested in knowing the spotting locations there where the sun of course is in my back in not in front of me. I found this video:


It looks like this is a location that is air side but it looks like a very good spot with the sun in your back and the terminal building as background which is just what I would like to photograph. I think this location is on the side where the old terminal building is located (Le Raizet, is that correct?).

How are the airport and police authorities when it come to taking pictures of the airplanes landing and taking off? Are they very strict? Will you get arrested when they see you taking pictures of the aircraft? Is the airport area safe to stay there an entire day to take airplane photos?

Also, is there an airport hotel there? If not, which hotel is the closest to the airport? I read before that a new airport hotel will be constructed there, where will this be built exactly?

Is Guadeloupe an expensive island?

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Re: Plane spotting in PTP

Wed May 24, 2017 3:46 pm

Is there really nobody who can give advice and/or tips on aircraft spotting in Guadeloupe (PTP)?


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