1200px "Qantas 7586" climbing out of RWY23L in superb late afternoon light continuing onto Melbourne after earlier arriving from Honolulu. [Canon 7D]
1200px "Singapore 286" rotating off RWY23L for the long journey home. Usually the only time I see this flight is when it overflying Sydney with contrails! [Canon 7D]
Take off on 05R.
New Zealand 647 about to get underway for Queenstown carrying another load of adventure-seekers. Unfortunately an unobstructed view was not possible so I had to stick with the tail. ... (more)
1400px One of the awesome little NZ Dashes arrives after another short regional hop in the setting sun. [Canon 7D]
Short final for 23L in a clear blue sky
First visit to Auckland. Taxi for take off on 23L.
ex VH-OTH, ZK-ECN