Manas International Airport invites for autumn spotting

The Manas International Airport (MIA) OJSC reportedly invites professional photographers, cameramen and fans of aviation photo and video sessions for autumn/fall spotting.

This airport regularly organizes spotting events, where participants are given a unique opportunity to capture the moments of take-off and landing of aircraft, to look at the work of the ground services of the airport, to make excellent footage on the apron and taxiways and in parking places of aircraft.

The event will be held at Manas International Airport, Kyrgyzstan, at 03:00 pm – 08:00 pm local time on September 28, 2017.

How to participate in spotting?

Participants must send a completed application to E-mail:

  1. Full name;
  2. Passport number and serial number, date and place of issue of the passport;
  3. Date and place of birth;
  4. Place of residence at the moment;
  5. Work place, position;
  6. Link to portfolio;
  7. Participation in the previous spotting sessions at Manas International Airport (yes / no);
  8. List of equipment to be used for making pictures;
  9. Contacts (work and cell phones, E-mail).

Be sure to also indicate where your pictures will be published. Age of participants is 18+ years old.

Sending the form to our address, you agree with the terms of the event, and also give permission to the airport for further gratuitous use of your photographs taken during the shooting in the territory of the Manas International Airport.

Please note: applications are accepted until September 27, 2017 inclusive. The number of participants is limited.

Do not miss the opportunity and send your request right now!

Plan of shootings is as follows:

  • Photography of the airport building (facade and inside).
  • Photographing of the terminal building (the process of checking-in passengers and their baggage, photographing from telescopic ladders, a general view of the terminal building);
  • The ability to capture aircraft ground handling procedures directly on the apron;
  • Photo shooting of aircraft in motion – during take-off and landing directly on the runway.

The best photos will be posted on the airport’s official website, in the “Manas International Airport” magazine, in the photo gallery on the official pages of the Manas International Airport OJSC in Facebook and Instagram, and will also be used for publication in the company’s corporate products.

Spotting is the documentary or artistic photographing of aircraft, the purpose of which is to obtain the most original, vivid and unusual photographs of any aircraft or ground aviation objects.

Participants will be provided with transportation from the city to the Manas International Airport and back.

You can ask all the questions of interest and get an invitation confirmation by calling (0312) 69-30-05 (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan). Aliya Kurbanova, Press Secretary, Manas International Airport JSC, is a contact person.

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