Gran Canaria has the busiest airport in the Canary Islands
ABOUT TRAFFIC: The busiest day in the week is saturday, Gran Canaria has the busiest airport in Canary Islands and is the 5th busiest airport in Spain, with 170 flights on saturday in summer and 270 or higher in winter on saturday too, sometimes having more traffic than Malaga or Palma de Mallorca.
The best days for spotting are monday, wednesday and saturday. Aibus A340-600 comes nearly everday. In the morning A340 arrives at 10:20 and in the afternoon A340 lands at 18:25. We've Finnair Airbus A330 nearly everyday in the midday at 13:25 local time, and sometimes come the Finnair A340-300 on saturday or sunday. For more accurate information about traffic, contact me with on: Javierjcl@gmail.com .
This spotting location is for the morning, it's near "El Burreo" beach, at Ingenio's village, here you have some pictures taken at this location. It's close to RWY 03R threshold, so it's usefull for military aircrafts which land on that rwy. For RWY 03L landings, it's usefull too, you can see examples on the 3rd and 4th pictures.