Concorde was a supersonic passenger airliner designed and produced as a joint venture between BAC (England) and Sud Aviation (France). 20 aircraft were built in France and the United Kingdom, 6 of which were used as prototype and development aircraft.
Concorde was retired from service in 2003 and no longer flies. Most remaining Concorde aircraft are now on public display.
There now follows a table of the various locations where all existing models of Concorde can be found. Most of these locations are in France, the UK and the USA. You can download the KMZ file that can be opened in Google Earth. Some of the locations have Concorde displayed outdoors, but others house Concorde inside hangars, therefore it is not as easy to spot using a satellite photograph.
If you spot any mistakes then please let us know.
Locations of Concorde Planes
|Concorde Number||Reg||First Flew||Last Flew||Current Location||KMZ file||Show on Map|
|001||F-WTSS||2nd March 1969||19 October 1973||Museum of Air and Space, Le Bourget, France||Download||Find on Map|
|002||G-BSST||9th April 1969||4th March 1976||Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, England, UK||Download||Find on Map|
|101||G-AXDN||17th December 1971||20th August 1977||Imperial War Museum, Duxford, England, UK||Download||Find on Map|
|102||F-WTSA||10th January 1973||20th May 1976||Musée Delta, Orly Airport, Paris, France||Download||Find on Map|
|201||F-WTSB||6th December 1973||19th April 1985||Airbus Factory, Toulouse, France||Download||Find on Map|
|202||G-BBDG||13th December 1974||24th December 1981||Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey, England, UK||Download||Find on Map|
|203||F-BTSC||31st January 1975||25th July 2000||Destroyed in air crash outside Paris, France||N/A||N/A|
|204||G-BOAC||27th February 1975||31st October 2003||Manchester Airport, England, UK||Download||Find on Map|
|205||F-BVFA||27th October 1976||12th June 2003||Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Chantilly, Virginia USA||Download||Find on Map|
|206||G-BOAA||5th November 1975||12th August 2000||Museum of Flight, East Lothian, Scotland, UK||Download||Find on Map|
|207||F-BVFB||6th March 1976||24th June 2003||Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum, Germany||Download||Find on Map|
|208||G-BOAB||18th May 1976||15th August 2000||Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK||Download||Find on Map|
|209||F-BVFC||9th July 1976||27th June 2003||At the Airbus Factory, Toulouse, France||Download||Find on Map|
|210||G-BOAD||25th August 1976||10th November 2003||Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, New York, USA||Download||Find on Map|
|211||F-BVFD||10th February 1977||27th May 1982||Spare-parts source after 1982 and scrapped in 1994||N/A||N/A|
|212||G-BOAE||17th March 1977||17th November 2003||Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados||Download||Find on Map|
|213||F-BTSD||26th June 1978||14th June 2003||The Museum of Air and Space, Le Bourget, France||Download||Find on Map|
|214||G-BOAG||21st April 1978||5th November 2003||Museum of Flight, Seattle, USA||Download||Find on Map|
|215||F-BVFF||26th December 1978||11th June 2000||Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France||Download||Find on Map|
|216||G-BOAF||20th April 1979||26th November 2003||Aerospace Bristol, Bristol, England, UK||Download||Find on Map|
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When I lived in Leeds, our house was about half a mile from the main runway at Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA). In the early- to mid-90's, the airport -perhaps a couple of times a year or so -used to host a single Concorde aircraft for a weekend of pleasure flights.
You could pay a couple of hundred pounds for a short flight of 40 minutes or so, just up to the Lakes and back or similar, so that you could say you'd flown on Concorde. Or you could pay about five hundred quid for a short supersonic hop up the North Sea, so you could say you'd been supersonic.
Of course the presence of such a spectacular aircraft drew huge crowds to the normally fairly quiet observation point at the end of Runway 14, hoping for a free airshow. On take-off, the engines would be rapidly spooled up to full power -which was loud enough -but then they would light the afterburners and you just couldn't hear yourself think. Absolutely spectacular. The beautiful aircraft would accelerate down the runway and then lift off into a pretty steep climb; with all that power, you could do that with a Concorde. Then once she'd gone you could just hear all the car alarms in the fields (the local farmers used to open up their fields and sell parking space to the Concorde watchers) protesting at their violation by the intense shockwaves from the afterburners.
At the end of the weekend, she'd make her final departure, and the crowds would then disperse to their shrieking cars. Now, we locals knew better. For one thing, we didn't have shrieking cars; we'd walked to the viewpoint. For another thing, we knew that it was usually the pilots' habit to come back for one final pass, coming in from the north-west and usually making a slow pass along the airfield in that characteristic Concorde nose-high attitude with the nose drooped for better pilot view. The aircraft would be empty, of course, with no passengers aboard.
On one occasion, however -it may have been the last time they did a Concorde weekend at LBA, in fact -they did things just a little differently. On this occasion, it was an Air France aircraft and she had departed to the south-east and the crowds had dispersed as normal. We'd waited about ten to fifteen minutes for the customary 'surprise' return of the aircraft. And boy, was it worth it.
She came in from over the Chevin -you could see her, coming in nose-low and very, very fast -so you could tell that something different was going on. She crossed the end of the runway at about 150 feet, doing something that looked like about 600 knots -that's about 690mph or 0.9 Mach -90% of the speed of sound. You could tell she was at transonic speeds because you could actually see the shockwaves on the wings; the little feathers of cloud that show you that parts of the airflow over the wings is already beginning to 'bunch up' and form pressure fronts, the really weird transonic aerodynamics that slower aircraft simply don't have to cope with. The noise of course was a good bit behind the aircraft but was awesome when it came. But then came the most awesome part of all.
When he'd reached about half-way along the runway, the pilot lit the 'burners again and hauled the aircraft right into the vertical. I'm not kidding; the aircraft was going straight up. Just like a jet fighter -but this was an airliner, remember! He sustained that climb until the aircraft was no longer visible from the ground. The only thing he didn't do was to roll it around its axis...
That has to be one of the most unbelievable things I have ever seen. I have never seen anything like that before or since. And of course I shall never see the like again. I have looked on aviation sites all over the Internet to see if I can find if anyone else has ever reported such a thing, or better yet, got any pictures; but all in vain.
But the memory of those indescribable few seconds of sheer awe and amazement still makes the hairs stand up on the back of my neck, as it likely did on the necks of all those who witnessed it too. What an awesome aeroplane she was.By Tony Cutty on 3rd September 2021
I stand corrected, it was in the mid to late Sixties when we toured the BAC plant. We were Trade Apprentices at the Ford Motor Company, and the Trade School had arranged the visit. I also witnessed one of the prototypes flying over at 150 feet, at what is now John Lennon International Airport on an Air Show event in 1969.By Rod Williams. on 30th August 2021
When I was in high school in the late Fifties/early Sixties, I was fortunate to see one of the original prototypes being built. One of our teachers had secured permission to tour what was then the BAC plant near Preston.By Rod Williams. on 30th August 2021
I worked on the ground crew at SMF when an AF Concorde arrived on June 24, 1988 and departed the next day. It was there to celebrate the opening of a second runway at SMF. I am trying to determine exactly which Concorde it was that landed there. The only information I have are the letters "FB" on the nose gear doors. The full designation on the aft section of the fuselage is on video but the quality is so poor that it is unreadable. My belief is that this aircraft now sits atop the Technik Museum Sinshein near Heidelberg, Germany. That aircraft is 207 F-BVFB. Does the "FB" on the nose gear doors indicate the last two letters in the registration designation? The video is on Youtube - Concorde in Sacramento - 1988By Gary on 10th December 2020
Incredibly Concorde, despite flying up to Much 2.04 & 60k feet during normal operations, was flown well WITHIN her actual flight envelope.
During testing, Concorde demonstrated stable flight up 68K feet, and the maximum she was pushed to - Whilst STILL super-cruising, was M2.23 ! - Amazing Bird!By Hypersonic on 26th October 2020
I flew in Concorde on three occasions, one flight was particularly dramatic, it was a positioning flight from London to Cardiff and what made it so special was that for the short journey, it had little fuel, no luggage, any only about 25 people on board. Just before take off from Heathrow, Captain Jock Lowe announced that Concorde did not do other than full power take offs and the aircraft was 100 tons lighter than normal, so we were about to experience something very unusual but not to worry. He was right to warn us as the acceleration was breathtaking and the climb out of Heathrow was simply amazing, we went up more like a jet fighter than a passenger airliner. It was a experience that will never be forgotten by any of those lucky enough to be on board. People find it odd when I say that my most exciting Concorde flight was London to Cardiff!By Pierre Horsfall. on 23rd May 2020
It was only bought by BA and Air FranceOn 31st March 2020
Saw it Hawaii while I was there and it was serviced by United.On 20th March 2020
210 G-BOAD appears to be the one the flew the most hours. It is at Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, New York, USABy Daft Logic on 15th October 2019
Can anyone tell me which Concorde has the most flight hours and where is it nowOn 14th October 2019
Did a walk through tour of BOAE in December of 2015...amazing technology for its ageOn 14th July 2019
Flew twice on this magical aircraft to Nee York. No other plane gets close in terms of excitement and sheer elegance. Killed off early by US airlines, whose own attempt to build a supersonic aircraft failed. Sadly missed.By Mark on 19th December 2018
Bring Concorde back!!By Paul Stewart on 29th November 2018
Last week visited G-BOAD at New York Intrepid Museum. Concorde looked great and taken care off! Got a private tour with a guide and went inside sitting in the 2nd row just like if going to take off..we were a group of 12 and all were in awe! Then 2 at a time taken to cockpit! Amazing experienceBy Rico on 20th October 2018
Why is G-BOAD not under cover in a hanger in New York? The salt laden atmosphere will corrode the fuselage.By Andy Jones on 13th September 2018
i have studied the tragic crash and how concord suffered after but now that ppl arent afraid to fly BRING HER BACK
By brian stringfellow on 20th October 2017
Concorde G-BOAB needs to go on public display at Leeds Bradford Airport
On 11th July 2017
The magical beautiful supersonic birdy's quit !
Concorde invented by UK and France as a joint project to solve the problem of longer flying time over Atlantic by traditional flights. That was the most successful result out of three major attempts on inventing supersonic passenger crafts by other majors including US and RUSSIA. Therefore Concorde was owned only by British Airways and AIR FRANCE. Concorde could cut down the nominal flying time by 4 1/2 hours from 8 to 3 1/2 hours as the target passenger fleet expected. But Concorde is no more now. This is the footage of that terrible crash happened on Concord on 25 July 2000. Even though it is the most successful invent, it got some designed issues from the beginning which were addressed later through crash incidences but never being successful 100%. That magical beautiful supersonic bird flown lastly on 24 Oct 2003 from NY to London making tearing eyes of all Concorde lovers. Out of 20 made Concords 2 met with crashes and 18 remained in museums at the moment.By Indu Wittachchi on 1st March 2017
I am sure she did training flights in Johannesburg S.A. saw her there at Jan Smuts Airport in the early 70's,have a photo somewhere of her on the tarmac.
.On 30th May 2016
G-BOAB (Heathrow) was moved during November to the maintenance hangers, it is now back near to the South African Airways parking area.
Steve.On 31st January 2016
I was very lucky to fly twice on the Concorde when I was 12 years old, first from Dulles to Paris in December 1976 and then back in January 1977. I treasured the distinctive deck of cards I got for years but sadly I eventually lost track of them. I would often go out with my father in the evening during summer to watch and listen to it fly over our home in Normandy. I still get choked up when I see videos of it flying. It was the pinnacle of aviation achievement. As an engineer I have nothing but the utmost admiration for the designers of the marvelous machine.On 25th January 2016
The Singapore Concorde was shared with British airways logo starboard side Singapore logo on the port side it was not successful because it was not allowed to go supersonic over landBy Mannering on 28th December 2015
Regarding G-BOAB (the Concorde at Heathrow): driving on the A30 this year (2015), I have not been able anymore to locate it near the South African Airways aircrafts where it used to be parked.
If anyone reading this works at LHR: has G-BOAB been moved eelsewhere?
ThanksBy Claudio on 23rd November 2015
G-BOAA is at museum of flight East fortune near north berwick hangar was built over her you can get pretty good pictures of her and go insideOn 4th September 2015
I AM VERY IMPRESSED FROM THIS CONCORDE PLANE .IT'S LIKE SUPERSONIC MACHINE .IT IS BEST PLANE OF MY LIFE .By M.FAIZ RASOOL on 13th August 2015
The crash in france was caused through no fault of concord, following the kevlar skin upgrade Concord was taken out of service by the french fearing a 7/11 example, they gave notice to cease on the spares & maintenance contract forcing BA to either pay double or withdraw from service the fleet. BA reverted to paid subsonic charter pleasure flights until withdrawal of service, it was a sad day for aviation, It would be everybodies dream to see either an Air france or BA concorde in air display fying again but cost and the age of these grand old ladies prevent the finest passenger plane ever from flying again, The BA heathrow based aircraft needs to be placed on permanant display somewhere there were plans mooted to float it down the thames to london but wouldnt it be nice if it could taxi at heathrow one last time,
By mick symes on 23rd July 2015
Concorde flew over us most mornings around 11am, but we were really astonished when it took off from RAF Benson. I can't remember when , anyone have ideas why it was there ?By Martin on 10th June 2015
Concorde F - BVFC was stranded in New York following the Paris accident. It was not flown back to Paris until the 21st September.On 24th May 2015
i flew Concorde when it was returning from
Nice April 1980 with the Concorde Supporters Club. Fiona Mackenzie was the organizer. I have the menu and other stuff. Great Great Experience. Alan DuncanBy Alan Duncan on 19th May 2015
Can someone tell me the reg number for the concorde that flew nice on 23/5/1993 captain morris flew it to Monaco grand prixBy B Theobald on 11th May 2015
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