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This amazing photo shows what Dublin Airport looks like on Christmas Day

Even planes take a day off.

overhead eidw med (1) Source: Paul Kolbe/Skywest Aviation

DUBLIN AIRPORT HAS been busy this week with people heading home and away for Christmas.

But today, the airport is at rest.

Paul Kolbe was in a helicopter flying past today when he took this photo of the airport in a moment of complete stillness.

No planes are scheduled to arrive or depart today from the capital’s airport. Flights begin arriving again tomorrow at 4.40am and departures start again at 6am.

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