We are pleased to announce the first Spotters Evening of 2024 will take place on Wednesday 10th April 2024 between 17:30pm and 19:30pm, the event will take place on the roof terrace of the Bristol Airport administration building located on the south side of the airport, this building gives great views of the runway 27 touchdown as well as different background views of aircraft stands for photography or videography. The event will include free parking and tea/coffee will be available. Numbers are limited and there will be 50 tickets available which will be made available to register from Wednesday 27th March 2024 at 18:00pm.

The cost will be £10 per adult ticket plus £1 booking fee payable at the time of booking, children under 16 go free, all proceeds will go to the airport charity of the year which this year is the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity. Tickets will be on a first come first served basis, please note these events are popular so they are likely to sell out quickly. Adults and children need a valid ticket for entry, please select the number of adults and child tickets when ordering.

Please Note: Due to changeable weather conditions the date of the event may change or be cancelled. If the event is cancelled you will receive a full refund if this does happen. If the event is postponed the date will simply be changed.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Where is the admin building?

The admin building is located on the south side of the airport, exit the Silver Zone roundabout and the building is on your left.

How much is entry?

The cost is £10 per adult plus £1 booking fee, children under 16 go free, all proceeds go towards the airport charity of the year which is Great Western Air Ambulance. Admission is payable when booking your ticket, all attendees need a valid ticket for entry, please select adult or child tickets when ordering. Children must attend with a full paying adult.

Why is there a booking fee?

We have decided to implement a small booking fee of £1 to cover costs subtracted from our ticket sales service, this will ensure the charity recieves as much money from the sale of tickets as possible. ALL proceeds go directly to the charity we are supporting.

Can I park nearby?

Free parking will be available within the old Airbus car park (now marked “Private Car Park”) which is a short walk from the admin building, you will be given a pass to exit the barrier at the end of the event.

What am I likely to see?

We are timing the events so spotters get maximum benefit, looking at the schedules you will likely see Helvetic E190, SunExpress B737, Blue Islands ATR, easyJet A321/A320, TUI B737 Max and more.

How long can I stay at the event?

The event will run for 2 hours and you are welcome to stay for the total time or for as long as you like.

What time do I need to arrive?

You will need to arrive by 17:15pm for a brief welcome discussion before the event starts, along with the chance to grab a refreshment.

How do I get a ticket?

All tickets will be on a first come first served basis, so tickets will sell out quickly. Ticket will be available from Wednesday 27th MArch 2024 at 18:00pm. Order online at using the ticket button below.

Will there be more than one event?

We are working with Bristol Airport to provide a series of events at different days and times to allow as many people to attend, and to get different aircraft at different times.

What are the views like?

If operations are on runway 27 aircraft will touchdown right in front of you, there is also the opportunity for photography of aircraft on stands and pushing back. Some images below show the area.

If you would like to attend please register and pay for your tickets using the button below, please make sure you bring your tickets with you on the day of the event to gain entry.