All airport locations are linked to Google Maps.
14.05.2012: Transfer from Friedrichshafen (ZLT) to Mainz-Finthen airport, refuelling in Malmsheim or optionally in Speyer.
15.05.2012: Transfer from Mainz-Finthen airport to Rotterdam airport, refuelling in Bonn-Hangelar
16.-26.05.2012: Scientific missions in the region, including the KNMI-mast at Cabauw, about 30 flight hours
27.05.2012: Transfer from Rotterdam airport to Mainz-Finthen airport, refuelling in Bonn-Hangelar
28.05.2012: Transfer from Mainz-Finthen airport to Friedrichshafen, refuelling in Malmsheim or optionally Speyer
The flight plan for the west mission can be downloaded as a Google Earth path with markers from here.
08.06.2012: Transfer from Friedrichshafen to Wels
09.06.2012: Transfer from Wels to Graz, refuelling in Bad Vöslau
10.06.2012: Transfer from Graz to Ozzano, optional refuelling in Celje, refuelling in Gorizia
11.06.-09.07.2012: Scientific missions in the region, including San Pietro Capofiume and possibly Bosco Fontana, about 110 flight hours
A Google Earth path for the traveling south part can be downloaded from here.
10.07.2012: Transfer from Ozzano to Alessandria
11.07.2012: Transfer from Alessandria to Avignon, refuelling in Albenga, refuelling in Fayence or alternatively in Frejus.
12.07.2012: Transfer from Avignon to Lyon
13.07.2012: Scientific mission in and around Lyon
14.07.2012: Transfer from Lyon to Friedrichshafen, refuelling in Montbeliard or alternatively in Besançon
The traveling north part can be downloaded as Google Earth path from here.
|South mission flight plan, traveling north (Image copyright Cnes/Spot Image 2012, Google 2012, GeoBasis-DE/BKG 2009)|
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All flight routes are available in one file for display in Google Earth, to be downloaded from here.