4 time-lapse take offs and landings

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We find an airport becomes even more fascinating when viewed through time-lapse photography, and when there’s an epic soundtrack it’s even better!

We’re not sure why, but we find an airport becomes a much more fascinating spectacle when viewed through time-lapse photography – even more so, when set to an epic soundtrack.

Check out some of our favourite time-lapse airport videos below. Our featured image is by kanegen.

“Lego Airport” by Andrew Efimov Studio

Mixing time-lapse and tilt-shift photography, this beautiful film depicts the many faces of St Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport – all the way from the taxi rank to the runway – in miniature.

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“London Heathrow Approach” by Cargospotter

In this four-minute video, Martin of Cargospotter shows how planes on approach for landing at Heathrow are lined up in a constant stream.

It also reveals how much crosswinds and turbulent airflows from preceding planes buffet jet airplanes. The time-lapse photography exaggerates this natural phenomenon, causing the planes to look toy-like.

“The Air Traffic” by Milton Tan

Shot in and around Changi Beach near Singapore’s Changi International Airport, this film portrays aircraft like fireflies darting across the night-sky.

“SFO Planes Landing” by TimeLapseBlog.com

This 14-second silent clip captures planes landing at San Francisco’s major airport as if they were fireworks launched from the sky towards the ground.

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4 time-lapse take offs and landings was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Brett Ackroyd
Author: Brett Ackroyd (631 posts)

Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.