Flight Tracking

Why are some aircraft shown as blue, yellow or red on the map?
Blue: Aircraft displayed as blue icons are currently being tracked via satellite. Satellites are collecting the ADS-B signals from aircraft and transmit the...
Tue, 13 Sep, 2022 at 4:13 PM
Why does the aircraft’s trail change colour?
When you click on an aircraft icon, the path that this particular aircraft has taken is displayed on the map. The color of the trail behind the aircraft ...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2022 at 3:17 PM
I was following an aircraft when it suddenly disappeared, why?
In most of these cases, our receiver network is no longer receiving a signal from the aircraft. This tends to be more common when an aircraft is flying over...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 5:10 PM
How to view a single flight playback from the Flightradar24 app?
To view a single flight playback from the Flightradar24 app, first select a flight. You can select a flight through the search bar, on the airport arrival/d...
Tue, 29 Nov, 2022 at 4:04 PM
I own an aircraft but I cannot see it on Flightradar24. What can I do to have it displayed on Flightradar24?
There are a few reasons why your aircraft may not be shown.    First, the aircraft may not be fitted with an ADS-B transponder, meaning it is not compatib...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 5:24 PM
How does Flightradar24 work?
Flightradar24 is a flight tracker that shows live air traffic from around the world. We combine data from several data sources including ADS-B, MLAT, and ra...
Thu, 29 Sep, 2022 at 4:00 PM
How can I find flights?
There are several ways to find flights on Flightradar24. You can search by flight number, aircraft registration, or by call sign. You can also use other met...
Tue, 20 Dec, 2022 at 4:50 PM
Why did it look like the aircraft landed outside the runway? Has it crashed?
An aircraft’s ADS-B transponder is transmitting the position from the onboard flight computer, which in most modern aircraft comes from GPS data and is very...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 5:14 PM
Why does it say that a flight is blocked?
Information about a small number of flights may be limited or blocked based on requests from owners or operators via third-party services, such as the FAA L...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2022 at 1:40 PM
Is it possible to see playback of past flights?
Yes, playback is available for individual flights in our mobile apps and also on our website. To see individual flight histories, select or search for a fli...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 5:15 PM