Frequently asked questions Interactive Map BCN

In this section you can peruse, among other details, the information provided by the WebTrak system, how to interpret it, the technical requirements for accessing the system and who to contact for any queries or problems.

What information may be obtained in the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport WebTrak system?

WebTrak provides information on aircraft operated only from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport, including the flight number, the type of plane, the altitude and the flight path followed.

Where does WebTrak information come from?

The application processes the information from radar and flight plans data provided by the Torrejón and Barcelona air traffic control centres (ACC-Madrid and ACC-Barcelona) and from noise data from the Noise Monitoring Terminals (TMR) located in the surrounding towns. This information is displayed on maps of the area.

Is the information in “real time” or is there a delay set?

For security reasons, the flight path information is displayed with a 30 minutes delay. Noise level information correlated with the aircraft that produced the noise may suffer a 24-hour delay.

What time period may be consulted in WebTrak?

Historic data over a period of 60 days may be consulted.

What time period may be consulted in WebTrak?

Green stands for take-offs and red for landings of aircraft operated at all times by Barcelona-El Prat airport.

What is the geographical scope of WebTrak?

The aircraft operated by Barcelona-El Prat airport flying below 20,000 ft (6,096 m) and located in a rectangular area centred on the airport and with sides of 100 x 100 km will be shown.

What technical requirements does the user's computer need to access WebTrak?

The computer on which WebTrak information is accessed must have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player installed. In addition, it must have at least the following characteristics:

  • Windows 98 or later.
  • 128 MB of RAM (256 MB recommended).
  • 500 MHz processor (1 GHz recommended).

I have a technical problem when accessing WebTrak or I wish to make a query on how this application works. Who can I contact?

If you have problems accessing WebTrak and would like to send us any comments or technical issues regarding this tool, please contact the following email address:

I wish to send a question or a comment regarding aircraft operations at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport and noise levels. Who can I contact?

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport.
Bloque técnico Aena. T2
El Prat de Llobregat
08820 Barcelona
Telephone: 932 971 203

I wish to send a complaint or a claim regarding aircraft operations at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport and noise levels. How do I do this?

You can do this from the WebTrak application itself. You must click on the icon of the aircraft about which you wish to send the complaint. In the dropdown list that appears, you must click on the complaint button and fill in the complaints form that appears.

You may also lodge a general complaint by filling in the form provided for this purpose on the “Investigate” “How” tab. The complaint will be addressed to the SAIM Office at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport.