Those who entered the FlightRadar24, providing services for the aviation industry and followed by many, began to see aircraft with a ‘blue’ icon. So why are those planes symbolized by the blue icon?


The publication of satellite data-based ADS-B started publicly. The system, which has been in the testing phase since 2016, has now started to provide services to all users.

Providing resources to suppliers with developing technology, Flightradar24 offers most of the ADS-B satellite data to its users.

How to tell if an airplane is tracked with ADS-B data?

The planes that can be watched from the satellite system by updating on the Flightradar24 system appear in Blue. ADS-B satellite data system, which is an important factor in providing flight data in a healthier way, will improve the lag problem in the data.

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