Flight Tracking

Why are some aircraft shown as yellow or red on the map?
Yellow: Aircraft displayed as yellow icons are being tracked via our global receiver network. Positions may be provided as estimations in some cases.    R...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2023 at 8:58 AM
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 can I find the "Most tracked flights" on the mobile app?
To access the “Most tracked flights” section on our mobile app, you should place your finger just under the top search bar and swipe down. Then more info wi...
Wed, 7 Jun, 2023 at 3:51 PM
What do the colors next to flight status mean?
Each color indicates a different flight status. Below are the meanings behind these colors: Gray: The flight is scheduled and there isn't an additio...
Tue, 2 May, 2023 at 4:57 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
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
How do I know what the different aircraft icons stand for?
Today, there are approximately 1000 different aircraft types. This makes it impossible to create a unique icon for every single aircraft model.    Our cur...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2022 at 11:02 AM
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