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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in December 2020

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new receivers added this year

Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts. You can apply to host one of our receivers or easily build your own.

In December, we activated nearly 100 Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receivers and hundreds more home-built receivers. Each new receiver helps us increase flight tracking coverage and provide redundancy across our network of over 25,000 terrestrial receivers.

In December, we activated our northernmost and southernmost receivers for the year, one at 71 degrees north latitude and the other at 71 degrees south latitude. The two new receivers activated in Antarctica in December bring the total to four new activations in 2020 and six total receivers there.

In December, we also expanded coverage in western Brazil, southwestern Russia, and the western half of the United States.

The December Map

Flightradar24 New ADS-B Receivers December 2020

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 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. Find out more about building your own ADS-B Receiver.


2020 new receivers

The map below shows all of the more than 800 Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receivers activated in 2020.

Flightradar24 New ADS-B Receivers for all of 2020

Live in a remote area or work at an airport?

You can help us increase the flight tracking coverage in your area by hosting a receiver.

Most wanted airports
We are continually looking to improve our flight tracking and the airports below are where new receivers will add the most coverage.

Apply for a receiver today and if accepted you’ll receiver a free Flightradar24 Business Susbcription.

Free ADS-B Receiver
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