The AN-124 Departure @ KLAS

Spotting time, I’ve recently had troubles with my PC until today with transferring photos. I’ve caught plenty of arrivals in the past weeks such as a NATO A330-200 (KC30M) and multiple special liveries. Yesterday was much different, I had the ability to spot a ton of golden hour departures, and the legendary AN-124 visit.

This AN-124 originally flew into Creech AFB up north of Las Vegas but unexpectedly flew to McCarran at around 1800. It had a scheduled departure for 1900.


In a brand new spot i’ve never tried before, it’s iconically known as the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign but I call it a tourist trap. I found a parking spot and started capturing some departures. First was this 737-8 Max.


An extravagant Maverick helicopters take a bank over the Las Vegas Strip. 🚁


Golden Knights at Golden Hour! ☀️


A couple of 767F’s on the climb! 📦


One of my all-time favorite catches taxiies 40 minutes delayed, hence the bad lighting. It provided with some epic orange clouds!


Liftoff as it heads to Tampa, FL!


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Canon Rebel EOS 250D
Canon Rebel EOS 450D [OLD]
Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3
Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3
Manfrotto Carbon Fiber Tripod

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Nice shots! That sunset too 😍

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that an-124 look hot

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All photos do be hot

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Great shots! Loved the first Allegiant shot in particular with the Golden Knights livery.

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That heli is so good 🤩

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I wish I could have seen that Antonov, But atleast you were able to get some amazing shots of it.🤩

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Yessir, hoping the Knights win the playoffs!

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Wow great shots, so jealous you were able to catch the AN-124! I’ll have to try this spot next time. I keep wondering when they’re going to open the original spotting location on Sunset again.

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c h o n c c

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That parking lot’s been closed since April of 2020 to “save recourses.” I honestly don’t see it opening until atleast the end of 2021. 😔

Ew golden knights

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Look whose down 2-3 in the series after losing 3 games in a row.

I don’t know what you’re talking abt

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Wow nice shots -im in love with the helicopter one!!

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Lol

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Avalanche about to choke the lead 💀

Awesome photos Kam!

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