NZ273 arriving from Tongatapu, while the afternoon sun makes the rain showers in the distance glow orange.
New comer to the regional scene is Jetstar, Competing with Air New Zealand using a fleet of Bombardier Q-300s.
Nothing like golden light on a fresh coat of paint. ZK-OKE looking immaculate as she arrives from Brisbane.
Air Asia X-Men special from the Gold Coast.
Only an MD-11 or a 747 can get me plane spotting in the harsh summer light. On Sundays we get both.
Named ""Cylindar Beach""
Arriving as "ABD666" is the glorious "Ed Force One" bringing the lads from Iron Maiden up to Auckland after playing Christchurch the previous night.
Departing as NZ 28 to Houston.