In the majority of these cases, the explanation is that the airport in question has bad coverage. 

Flightradar24 coverage is only available in areas where someone has installed an ADS-B receiver and shares data with the Flightradar24 network. We are unable to provide coverage in areas where no ADS-B receivers are installed.

If you would like to contribute with feeding data as a host yourself to improve coverage in such locations, please see the following options:

Flightradar24 provided hardware:

Build your own hardware:

Please see this list of locations where we currently would like to provide better coverage:

  • At major airports around the world (ground coverage)

  • Africa (Chad, Congo, Egypt in particular but also other countries are of interest)

  • China

  • Iran

  • Iraq

  • Libya