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Koksijde Air Base


Koksijde Air Base (ICAO: EBFN) is a Belgian Air Component facility in Koksijde, 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) north northwest of Veurne, Belgium. 40 Squadron operating 5 Westland Sea King Mk.48 helicopters for search and rescue(SAR) duties. Also based at Koksijde Air Base are Aérospatiale Alouette III helicopters. The Westland Sea King Mk.48 helicopters will be replaced with NH90 NFH helicopters starting in March 2012.

It features two airframes as gateguard: a Hawker Hunter F.4, and a Sikorsky S-58C, both ex-Belgian Air Force. Finally, one more Sikorsky S-58C is stored and used for static displays.

This base was featured in the popular TV show «Windkracht 10» and in the movie Windkracht 10: Koksijde Rescue.

Like many Belgian Air bases, both active and non-active, it is available to private recreational aviation during weekends.

Koksijde Air Base

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(Advanced Landing Ground B-71)
  • IATA: none
  • ICAO: EBFN
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Belgian Air Component
Location Koksijde
Elevation AMSL 20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 51°05′25″N
002°39′10″E
Website www.mil.be
Map
EBFN is located in Belgium

EBFN
Location in Belgium
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,678 8,786 Asphalt/Concrete
02/20 (portion) 799 2,621 Concrete


Koksijde Air Base

Koksijde Air Base

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General Info
Country Belgium
ICAO ID EBFN
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 51.090278
51° 05' 25.00" N
Longitude 2.652778
002° 39' 10.00" E
Elevation 20 feet
6 meters
Type Military
Magnetic Variation 001° W (05/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR
Opr HO.
122.1
231.8
257.8
243.4
BELGA INFO 129.325
373.55
TAXI
Opr HO.
122.1
308.775
SAR
Opr H24. Call RESCUE
123.1
282.8
2182
8364
3023
(5680 Day) (3023 Ngt)
APP
Opr HO.
122.5
235.05
362.3
243.4


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
11/29 8786 x 164 feet
2678 x 50 meters
PART CONCRETE, PART ASPHALT, OR PART BITUMEN-BOUND MACADAM. 022FCWT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VORTAC KOK KOKSY 092X 114.5 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel JP-4, Wide cut turbine fuel MIL Spec T-5624
Oil O-148, MIL L 7808 (Synthetic Base), Turboprop/Turboshaft Engine

O-155, MIL L 6068C, Aircraft Medium Grade

O-156, MIL L 23699 (Synthetic Base)Turboprop/Turboshaft Engine

SOAP Spectrometric Oil Analysis Program
Other Fluids SP, Single Point Refueling

DE-ICE, Anti-icing/De-icing/Defrosting Fluid (MIL A 8243)

LHOX, Low and high pressure oxygen servicing


Remarks
CAUTION Adhere strictly to taxi instr.
FLUID De-Ice LHOX
FUEL J8
JASU 5(Houchin 40 KVA (200/115 VAC-28 VDC) 3 phase-400 Hz) 4(Houchin 40 KVA (28 VDC))1(Atlas COPCO)
OIL 0-117-147-148-156 SOAP
OPR HOURS Opr 0730-1630Z++ Mon-Fri, clsd Sat,Sun and hol.
RSTD PPR for F/W acft cat 4 or higher.



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