KLM and American at TNCM

I’m in SXM right now. KLM taken from beach. American taking off 26 from hotel room.
Please Note: Quaity decreased when exported to my phone. Full quality and more photos out at the end of the weekend

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Wow that KLM landing snap you got is amazing!!

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Thanks! I ran from the lunch table down to the beach as it was on final to get it:)
When I export it to full quality I might try JetPhotos

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Nice I can figure out how to post photos onto jet photos it just doesn’t work for me
It says make it certain pixels. I do that but then it is blurry
It is very maddening 😡

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Yep, still figuring that one out 😝

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Let me know when you get that figured out

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From that second photo I pin down where you stayed… Sonesta, Royal Islander, LaTerrace, or one of the new hotels/ condos on the hill… Its beautiful. :)

We usually stay at Royal Islander :)

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Sonesta:) We are trying to move rooms to get even closer.

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I was watching TNCM on flight radar 24 just a minute ago! Cool!

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Those are some amazing shots. Great job

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Great shots! Do you find your SX60 blurry still? With these pics at least?

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Damn I’m going down in like 2 weeks! Awesome pictures.

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Wow! They look amazing - lucky you!

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Wow, all of those shots depicted above are simply stunning!

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Wow! Amazing Job;) Especially love the shot of the American A319

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Every year in February I go to SXM! I always love it…

What I suggest is:

A. Utilize Maho Beach to your advantage

B. La Terrace - Across the street from the Sonesta… (Next to the Casino) is La Terrace… (Youll find it) Go up the stairs to the next floor from the lobby and follow that hallway to the end, where you will see a glass door. That leads to the pool and Plane Viewing Area…
Technically your not allowed… But as long as you buy a drink at their bar (Sprite, etc) and DONT swim in the pool… Your all good. WARNING: Bring Sun Block as there is pretty much no shade up there in the middle of the day… (If you want you can also bring up one of the bar chairs (If not all are being used) and use it to sit in the viewing area… Heres a picture from it: image
(Not best Quality… This photo doesnt give justice to how good this spot is…)

C. Taco Macho’s - Other side of the beach… Just ask around…


I hoped that this gave you some good ideas for spotting better… Remember that its the Friendly Island!

Enjoy yourself and have fun spotting :)


Please dont use my trash photos without permission… This was #iPhonePhotos! :)

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Awesome photos you have there! My personal favourite is American A319 ❤. Although that KLM photo looks awesome from that angle 😊. Wish I can afford for a trip to Sint Maarteen someday 😞

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SXM seems to be one of the best places for plane spotting. Nice pictures in there!

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@Will_A @Ethan_Hansen
If you guys are on Mac I can help with that. It’s how I do all my photos.

I’ve got to add, I’m loving the guy at 5:00 in the KLM picture posing, just pointing it out.

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