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London on the Thames: London City to Southend Pier

This flight hits a selection of landmarks between London City Airport in the west and Southend Pier in the east. Up to WP 5 the flight follows rivers: the Thames and the River Medway. London City Airport can be easily found as it is only 1.5 nm E of the Millenium Dome.

Waypoints


Just after takeoff from RWY 27 you can see the Millenium Dome

Heading east along the Thames


WP 1 - Tilbury Docks.

WP 1 - Tilbury Docks.

WP 1 - Tilbury Docks.

Tilbury Fort is 1 nm E.

WP 2 - Southend Pier: More than 1 nm from the northern shore, can be difficult to see from more than 5 nm.

WP 2 - Southend Pier

WP 2 - Southend Pier

WP 2 - Southend Pier

WP 2 - Southend Pier

WP 3 - Sheerness Dockyard

WP 3 - Sheerness Dockyard: Large triangular facility on the mouth of the River Medway. Thousands of cars parked there.

Fly along the Medway Estuary.

WP 4 - St. Mary's Island

WP 4 - St. Mary's Island

WP 4 - St. Mary's Island

WP 4 - St. Mary's Island

WP 4 - St. Mary's Island

Follow the River Medway to WP 5 - St. Andrew's Lakes

WP 5 - St. Andrew's Lakes

WP 6 - Racetrack: Brands Hatch Circuit

WP 6 - Racetrack: Brands Hatch Circuit

WP 7 - Lake: Danson Park. The lake points, almost as an arrow back to London City Airport.

London City (EGLC)

London City (EGLC)