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Deserted in Iceland

An inside look

Out of this world

Scrapped

Another angle

Blue sky dreams

A wing and a prayer

Wind beneath the wings

Aloha

Lying around

Inside out

Ominous sky

Perched

More bite than flight

Happy trails

Discharged and discarded

Bits and pieces

Grounded

Wild wings

Cock-eyed cockpit

End of the runway

No more turbulence

Extinguished torch

Plane graveyard

Retired traveler

Parked

Lofty goals

This United States Navy Douglas Super DC-3 can be found in Iceland on Sólheimasandur Beach.

Caption by / Photo by @favoritesightssounds/Instagram

The same Navy plane looks like something from an epic fantasy film through the lens of photographer Travis Vaughn.

Caption by / Photo by Travis Vaughn Photography

The surroundings of this DC-3 in Iceland could be mistaken for another planet.

Caption by / Photo by @chriisdefranco/Instagram

An urban explorer gets acquainted with an abandoned Soviet plane in Umm Al Quwain, Dubai.

Caption by / Photo by @jamienoh331/Instagram

The Emirates National Auto Museum in Abu Dhabi is a treasure trove of abandoned automobiles and aircraft, including this Lockheed L-1011 TriStar TT-DWE.

Caption by / Photo by @currently_somewhere/Instagram

Here's a brighter look at the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar TT-DWE at the Emirates National Auto Museum.

Caption by / Photo by @6speedsteed/Instagram

It's clear to see why the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar TT-DWE is a big favorite.

Caption by / Photo by @6speedsteed/Instagram

Several retired planes are parked in this lot at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Caption by / Photo by @_kellyrichmond/Instagram

One such plane is this Aloha Airlines Boeing 737-200.

Caption by / Photo by @dapiercey/Instagram

These planes are now canvases for street artists in Bangkok.

Caption by / Photo by @addicted.to.the.beach/Instagram

Here's an interior view of one of the abandoned planes in Bangkok.

Caption by / Photo by @edwfree/Instagram

An abandoned 737 sits still under cloudy skies in Bali.

Caption by / Photo by @jeffcquest/Instagram

This old aircraft is propped up in Myanmar.

Caption by / Photo by @bikerookiego/Instagram

This Percival P-57 Sea Prince T1 G-RACA can be found at Long Marston Airfield in Warwickshire, England.

Caption by / Photo by @__ryanmcclure/Instagram

This decommissioned plane appears to be smiling.

Caption by / Photo by @patrick_mc_callion/Instagram

These US Air Force scraps are resting in an undisclosed location in the northeastern United States.

Caption by / Photo by @nocturnalechoimagery/Instagram

More salvaged Air Force parts sit in the northeast.

Caption by / Photo by @nocturnalechoimagery/Instagram

Abandoned at the Nicosia International Airport in the mid 1970s, this aircraft has been stripped of many of its parts.

Caption by / Photo by Getty Images

It's a jungle out there for this cockpit.

Caption by / Photo by @kylekrummel/Instagram

This tipped aircraft rests in Pau, France.

Caption by / Photo by @mickphoto_/Instagram

This plane stays stationary in Bali.

Caption by / Photo by @lilwally91/Instagram

This Soviet Ilyushin II-76 cargo plane rests beneath the clouds in a Dubai desert.

Caption by / Photo by @jamienoh331/Instagram

This plane sits at the now-closed Ellinikon International Airport in Athens, Greece.

Caption by / Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

The Pinal Airpark in Arizona is the final resting place for a number of planes.

Caption by / Photo by @adventure_rus/Instagram

This aircraft at the Nicosia International Airport in Nicosia, Cyprus, has been sitting still for decades.

Caption by / Photo by Getty Images

This Royal Air Force plane at Long Marston Airfield has seen better days.

Caption by / Photo by @patrick_mc_callion/Instagram

Here's a view of a decommissioned Russian cargo plane in Dubai.

Caption by / Photo by @corinamarinica/Instagram
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