Aerial Reconnaissance in the North Atlantic Basin

Map updated with new data on May 18, 2022 0:36 Z. Map has most recent aircraft positions available.   Map: Large | None

Atlantic recon in the last thirty minutes...

United States Air Force
Non-Tasked Mission (220517214851307) - AF307

High Density (11), Recco (non-tropical) (7)

Geopotential Height: 8,347 meters (27,385 feet)
Static Air Pressure: 359.8 mb
Location: 175 statute miles (282 km) to the SSE (152°) from New Orleans, LA, USA.

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System Status: Updating every 2 minutes. (summary)

Last check for data: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 0:42 Z

A check of the NHC's recon archive also occurs as needed.

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For a tutorial on how to use our recon system, click here. For a version of our Google Earth recon product that does not automatically fly to the plane's current location and allows you to view multiple missions at once, click here.
To track NOAA & NASA aircraft you can also visit:
Aircraft Tracker from the NASA Airborne Science Program