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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in May 2021

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

In May, 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 30,000 terrestrial receivers. New receivers in places like the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Australia are helping to fill in low-level coverage and MLAT tracking. New receivers in places like Papua New Guinea, Oman, and Cuba are adding areas of coverage to our network.

The May map

Map of newly activated Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receiver kits from May 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 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 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.

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 GLOBAL 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 Subscription.

Free ADS-B Receiver
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