Flight Tracking

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
What does the asterisk (*) mean next to a flight time?
If a flight has an asterisk (*) next to it, it means it is currently later at the departing airport than the expected departure time and the flight is not y...
Tue, 2 May, 2023 at 5:01 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, 2 May, 2023 at 4:51 PM
Why are some aircraft missing on the map?
The visibility of flights on our map will vary based on several factors, including our coverage in the area and the type of aircraft and transponder on boar...
Thu, 29 Sep, 2022 at 4:02 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
How do I delete my custom alerts?
To delete custom alerts from our mobile app, tap the "Alerts" icon at the bottom of the screen. Next, tap "Custom alerts" to view your c...
Fri, 26 Jan, 2024 at 5:37 PM
Why don't you show routes for all flights?
The route is not transmitted from the aircraft. We are receiving the call sign of the flight from the aircraft and comparing it with large databases of airl...
Thu, 15 Sep, 2022 at 11:25 AM
What is the difference between a call sign and a flight number?
There are two main international aviation organizations. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Associatio...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 5:20 PM
What are the blue points on the map?
The blue points mark airports with regular and daily scheduled passenger traffic in areas where Flightradar24 normally has coverage.    You can click on a...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 5:20 PM
Why is the route information incorrect?
The route is not transmitted from the aircraft. We are receiving the call sign of the flight from the aircraft and comparing it with large databases of air...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 5:14 PM