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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in January 2018

We began the year by activating over 100 new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers around the world, helping us track 4.4 million flights, a 110,000 flight increase over last January. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in December and 2017’s Final Tally

In December we activated nearly 100 new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers and hundreds more people around the world built their own receivers to contribute data to our network. These receivers and tens of thousands of others helped us track 4.5 million flights this month. (more…)

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AvTalk Episode 20: A Look Inside Flightradar24

On this episode of AvTalk, we head to Stockholm to go inside Flightradar24. We sit down with co-founder Mikael Robertsson to learn how FR24 got started, and we talk to chief technology officer, Sean Atkinson to learn more about how FR24 works. We also check-in on a volcano in Bali, the world’s largest turboprop aircraft, and our favorite new airline, Joon. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in November 2017

In November we activated over 50 new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers and hundreds more people around the world built their own receivers to contribute data to our network. These receivers and tens of thousands of others helped us track 4.7 million flights. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in October 2017

In October we activated nearly 100 new receivers, including a few that have immediately had a large coverage impact. Throughout the month, we tracked 4.9 million flights, nearly 300,000 more flights than in October 2016.

Two new receivers in Yemen, including one on Socotra, are providing good coverage of flights over the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea. A cluster of receivers in the southern United States are helping provide increased coverage and expanded MLAT coverage there. And a new receiver in Slave Lake, Canada is helping with coverage of flights in central Canada.

The Map

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

New Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers activated during October 2017 (click to enlarge)

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 new 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. Learn more today!

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in September 2017

In September we activated over 100 new receivers, which helped us track 5.1 million flights. September was our fourth month this year with over 5 million flights tracked. In contrast, in 2016, we tracked over 5 million flights during just two months. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in August 2017

In August we activated over 100 new receivers as we continue to expand our coverage area around the world. In August those new receivers helped us track a record 5.36 million flights and a one-day record of 190,003 flights on 24 August. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in June and the First Half of 2017

Each month we send out new Flightradar24 ADS-B receivers to hosts around the world to increase ADS-B and MLAT coverage. During the first half of 2017 we’ve activated 550 new Flightradar24 receivers and thousands of additional home-built receivers. This month those receivers helped us track over 5.1 million flights. (more…)

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Continuing Toward a Global ADS-B Ecosystem

ADS-B-supported surveillance offers the most promise for the widest variety of safety, environmental, and operational performance solutions and we continue to work with a variety of industry leading partners to develop global coverage solutions. We’re excited to announce today two new initiatives that add to our efforts to track any aircraft, anytime, anywhere. (more…)