New Flightradar24 Receivers Activated in February 2016

We activated over 200 new receivers in February, expanding coverage in China, Australia, Russia, and the United States. Our newly activated receivers also helped expand our MLAT coverage in the US, UK, South Africa, and Japan.

We added new coverage this month in the Falkland Islands, with our first receiver there. We also expanded our coverage in Australia with additional receivers in Western Australia and Queensland. We also expanded our coverage area in China, particularly southern China. New receivers in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines are also contributing to increased coverage in Asia.

We also added a few other key receivers during the latter half of February. In Africa we added a new receiver in Malawi and one in Benin. We also added additional receivers in South Africa, increasing our MLAT coverage there. In the Atlantic, we added another receiver in Greenland and a new receiver in Sint Maarten at Princess Juliana Airport. This new receiver is being hosted by our friends at PTZtv, who are also operating a high definition webcam at the airport.

In the United States, we improved our coverage along the west coast by adding receivers in California, Oregon, and Washington. With multiple new receivers in the Seattle area, we’ve increased our MLAT coverage there as well. Receivers throughout the Midwest are also helping with lower altitude MLAT coverage there.

Here’s the full map of all receivers activated during February (click to enlarge).

Newly activated FR24 receivers during February 2016.

Newly activated FR24 receivers during February 2016.

 

Apply to Host a Receiver

We are always looking for 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 Premium account. 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.

If you prefer to use your own hardware and have a Raspberry Pi you can now help us increase MLAT coverage as well. Please see our Raspberry Pi feeder page for more information and to begin feeding data today.