Airport comments by @Jan_Olieslagers

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Confusion

Apparently we must distinguish two aerodromes: on the one hand the former Soviet Air Base, LKML, now closed; on the other hand the active ultralight field LKMILO. I consider adding a separate entry, but it remains confusing. NB: thanks to @Bill35 for pointing out the official CZ VFR flight guide!

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disused?

old cropduster strip, likely disused

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disused?

Looks like the typical socialist-era cropduster strip (An-2!), current activity status unclear

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Unusual

This is a bit of a queer aerodrome: first and most of all it serves the helicopters of the Meravo company; but it also has a grass runway for the exclusive use of 4 SEP planes of a local aeroclub.

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re: Appears closed

Reply to @david: so I did mark it as "closed"

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re: add IATA code

Reply to @espinielli: negative. QGY is not assigned by IATA, cfr their own site

https www.iata.org en publications directories code-search ?airport.search=QGY

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re: (no subject)

Reply to @Jan_Olieslagers: that remark was about the original incorrect location. All clear now.

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re: Yearly Event

Reply to @david: The seaplane event has not taken place for many years now, I do not think any seaplane activity remains here. Do we want to keep this entry?

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re: Great little airport with plenty of action

Reply to @Herbthebird: The AN-2 is NOT the largest biplane ever produced. Look at the HP42 for just one counter-example, or the Vickers Vimy for another. I agree, though, that Grenchen is a very nice airfield; only a bit on the expensive side, like everything in Switzerland.

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icao

ZFC0 is NOT an icao code, icao codes NEVER begin with Z. Then again, not much use arguing about an aerodrome that, to judge by satellite imagery, has long been abandoned.

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(no subject)

is this really an active heliport? It does not look like one, on satellite imagery

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(no subject)

Formerly a Soviet Air Base, now largely abandoned and derelict. Some flying seems to occur, though.

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Private?

Looks like it might well be private aka "personal" - always hard to tell from far away.

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(no subject)

Why insist on removing it? This is a correct mention of a (no longer active) aerodrome, isn't it?

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Surely this is only a helipad at our already known Aviosuperficie Aerotre?

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Severe restrictions apply - do not fly in blindly!!

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Reportedly the world's second busiest glider field!

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Reported to now also accept larger planes, up to 890 kg

https://www.pilotundflugzeug.de/forum/2020,04,20,16,3744136

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Closed according to maps.aopa.ru

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Closed?

This is a glider field, apparently. One can well imagine it is now in a kind of hibernation.

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(no subject)

On the same site, or very nearby, there now is "Vouzon le Rabot" aerodrome, LF4131.

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(no subject)

This is quite far from the city of Roverbella - would the Avioportolano be mistaken?

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According to hu.wikipedia.org, the field is closed by the military, but sees some limited civilian activity

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(no subject)

Now again mentioned as operational per https://lis.rlp.cz/vfrmanual/actual/lkvl_text_en.html

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Reported to be in very poor condition, check http://www.aterriza.org/huevar2-forestal-emerg/

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(no subject)

I found the IATA code still mentioned at IATA's website, so I added it.

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(no subject)

As of 2017 it DOES seem to be closed, at least it no more figures in the Belgian AIP.

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(no subject)

I checked the frequencies against the AIP, they looked quite OK. Only I removed the FIS - it was, confusingly, called an AFIS :( - because it is useless on a controlled airport like this one.

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(no subject)

Very short runway, cross to the prevailing winds, and with dense wood just south. Not for beginners, nor for fast planes. Also, the place is within the CTR of Kleine Brogel Air Base EBKB, thus not normally available on weekdays. PPR absolutely mandatory. Owner is a very friendly and helpful person, but the field is rather spartan.

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Reported as being "private" or "only accepting local traffic"

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double entry

The actual field is a bit to the north west, and is duly mentioned in this database under its correct ICAO code of EDHP.

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This entry is a double for GB-0316, which is however more complete.

Admin pls. remove.

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DOUBLE ENTRY

This entry is a double to RS-0005

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(no subject)

This entry is a double to RS-0006

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(no subject)

Re-added the ICAO as it is now in the AIP, as found on Eurocontrol.

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(no subject)

Apparently this is a seasonal or even occasional ice runway on the Mjรธsa lake.

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I removed it from openstreetmap too, since that mention based upon the authority of ourairports. The dangers of open data sources depending one on the other!

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Double entry, mr admin pls remove

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Confusing situation...

This is the western part of the former RAF base, including the North-South runway. It is operated by the Ouse Gliding Club. The Eastern part is operated separately by the "York Flying Club".

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closed, and yet...

According to official sources, this field is closed; however certain sources seem to indicate landing there is not completely impossible. The NON-OFFICIAL aerodrome database, edition 2015, (www.aerobaze.cz) even mentions the availability of AvGas and MoGas.

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Not for the faint of heart...

...this field may be not every pilot's first preference: a runway of only 280 m, at 3080' AMSL, and with a 13% slope.

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Restaurant

Excellent restaurant (or at least, it used to be) La Dรถnzeletta.

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Castelnuovo Don Bosco

This field is home to the ICP factory of ultralight aeroplanes.

There are a couple of bedrooms available for visiting pilots.

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Restaurant

In 2014 I had one of my all-time best meals at the nearby "Il Pilota" restaurant.

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Private

Private field, not open to the public at large.

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closed

Notam as found at official authority:

MEDERNACH/KITZEBOUR

B1993/15

From:21 JUL 15 07:30 Till:19 OCT 15 23:59

Text:AD CLOSED

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new info

Previous comment seems no more valid: the field has now been assigned an ICAO code LFJY and is home to at least one aeroclub.

Info from http://navigeo.org/LFJY

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MIL use only

...except for the Ju-52's that breed so well.

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Good place to go

Very fine restaurant on site "De Kei". Intense glider activity including winch launching, overhead joins are a NO NO.

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Short runway?

Do not be daunted by the published runway length of 150 metres - there are longish extensions each way, and the lawn is tended better than any golf course could be. Totally unobstructed approaches, too, but do mind the unavoidable ubiquitous difficult neighbours, as mentioned in the a/d documents. Do consult the website, and mind the PPR.