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Kuressaare Airport



Kuressaare Airport
Kuressaare lennujaam
Kuressaare lennujaam, 2010.jpg
IATA: URE – ICAO: EEKE
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Kuressaare Lennujaam
Location Kuressaare
Elevation AMSL 14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 58°13′47″N 22°30′34″E / 58.22972°N 22.50944°E / 58.22972; 22.50944Coordinates: 58°13′47″N 22°30′34″E / 58.22972°N 22.50944°E / 58.22972; 22.50944
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,980 1,518 Asphalt
05/23 2,621 799 Asphalt

Kuressaare Airport (IATA: URE, ICAO: EEKE) is an airport in Estonia. The airport is situated 3 km from the town of Kuressaare on Saaremaa island.

The first runway was built in the last half of the 1930s. The airport was opened officially on 6 March 1945. The air traffic increased during the next years, and between 1949 and 1953 there were from 10 to 14 flights every day between Kuressaare and Tallinn. During this period around 400 passengers flew to or from Kuressaare each day. The airport didn't get electricity until 1958. The present terminal building was built in 1962. The second runway 05/23 was built in 1976 and on 1999 the main runway was lengthened. The terminal building was modernized in 2007.

The airport is owned by AS Tallinna Lennujaam. It also owns the Ruhnu Airfield.

19 519 passengers travelled via Kuressaare Airport in 2009.

Scheduled airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Estonian Air Regional Stockholm-Arlanda, Tallinn
LFH – Luftverkehr Friesland Harle Ruhnu


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General Info
Country Estonia
ICAO ID EEKE
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 58.229883
58° 13' 47.58" N
Longitude 22.509494
022° 30' 34.18" E
Elevation 14 feet
4 meters
Magnetic Variation 005° E (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR
Opr HO.
118.05


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 2621 x 98 feet
799 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO
17/35 4980 x 98 feet
1518 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME KRS KURESSAARE 071X 112.4 At Field -
NDB WA KURESSAARE - 350 2.5 NM 174.2


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel 100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CSTMS/IMG Avbl 0600-2000Z++ dly.
FLUID De-Ice
FUEL Opr 0500-1700Z++ Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri; 0600-1600Z++ Tue; 0600-1500Z++ Sat; 0600-1700Z++ Sun. (NC-100LL, A1)
MISC Class D Airspace eff twr hr, OT Class G.
OPR HOURS Opr 0600-1500Z++ Mon-Fri; OT O/R C+372 45 33790.



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