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 January, we activated dozens of 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. New receivers in New Zealand, Brazil, and Mexico increased our coverage there, especially low-level coverage in New Zealand and Mexico. New receivers in the United States are helping fill low-level coverage gaps and improve MLAT tracking. The mass of receivers added in Europe has helped us increase our low level MLAT coverage. And for the second month in a row, we activated a new receiver on all seven continents.

The January Map

Newly activated Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receivers in January 2021

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.


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