Flightradar24 is a real time flight tracking service that shows you where thousands of planes are at any given time. Whether you’re an aviation buff or just want to show a worried kid that mom’s flight is almost home, they have you covered.
Flightradar24 is a free service that tracks flights using data from the FAA and ADS-B to display the status of flights across the globe. You can filter the information to see only certain planes, planes originating from certain airports, planes at various altitudes, and more.
The interface is accessible via their web site as well as via iOS and Android devices. Hit up the link below to take it for a spin.
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- Published 09/17/12