QUOTE(JasonT @ Jul 17 2006, 11:34 PM) [snapback]94387[/snapback]
So would I have to arrive between certain hours to be able to watch the planes departing?I have been to the spot where you can stand next to the airfield, by runway 24L but there was only activity on the runway further away, closer to the 'Aviation Viewing Park' where Concorde is. That was around 1-2 p.m on a Friday recently. I know planes take-off from there, as I have seen videos on this website that are obviously filmed from the grassy mound next to 24L. I have also taken off from the same place on an Air France flight to Paris in May this year and saw people filming our A320 aircraft! Thanks for the advice everyone, by the way.
Yep, if you were there at 1-2pm then runway 24L was closed. It closes every day from 12 noon til 3pm. 12:00 - 15:00.