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Reply to @prattsoplenty: Oops; I didn't fully research that last bit. The Gulfstream in KHOU was a G-III, not this G-II. The G-III did have the XA-FOU registration at one point before being sold and registered in the US as N85VT. The G-II became N559LC.
Saw this photo on my Twitter feed: http://s845.beta.photobucket.com/user/bizjets101/media/XA-FOU1_zps081490e0.jpg.html and looked further into this incident. Turns out the Mexican G-II (XA-FOU) used the race track for a fuel emergency landing after running out of options at Shannon due to fog. There was no damage so the insurance company built a runway (the asphalt seen running east-west on either side of the more recently built winner's circle) and the aircraft departed safely. Since the flight was a transatlantic flight, the International Airport tag fits. Sadly, the Gulfstream was destroyed in 2004 trying to land at KHOU, in the fog.
Pope Benedict just landed here to start his retirement.
If you are flying on Air Canada, they use Terminal 1. If you are flying on Westjet, they use Terminal 3. Other airline's information can be found under the Pilot Info tab and/or visiting the airport webpage.
This field is privately owned and does not have a commercial operator who offers sight seeing tours. Closest airports that might have someone that offers sight seeing flights are Stirling, Belleville, Tyendinaga Mohawk (Deseronto) or Kingston. Closer to your location (Bobcaygeon), you might have luck at the Lindsay or Peterborough Airports. And its never too late to finish your licence.
Reply to @thesis: Again, just press edit. Simple solution.
Reply to @thesis: Fixed. (Just click edit)
"You cannot directly travel to Hermanus by air as we do not have an airport. (It made way for much needed housing development.)"
(You seem to like exclamation points)
No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School:
Opened near Windsor Mills on 24 June 1940 under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. The school closed on 25 August 1944.
The airfield no longer exists today.
Source Material: "Abandoned Military Installations in Canada Vol II: Quebec" by Paul Ozorak.
(Found here: http://www.militarybruce.com/history/base-history_15.html )
I found another mention of Chernofski Harbor (link in the pilot info under Wikipedia page) and moved the location to that area.
Dear Anonymous flyer;
Reply to @prattsoplenty: How about this link: http://www.airfields-freeman.com/TX/Airfields_TX_FtWorth_NE.htm#greaterSW
Everytime I fly into DFW, I see what appears to be a piece of runway about 2 miles south of the airport. Finally looked up what it was and found out that this used to be a big airport. Lots of pictures and information about this mystery airport can be found here: http://www.airfields-freeman.com/TX/Airfields_TX_FtWorth_NE.html
From NOTAMS in Pilot Info:
NOTAM B5681/12: Olbia / Costa Smeralda Airport (LIEO)
B5681/12 NOTAMR B5679/12
A) LIEO B) 1208091138 C) 1211031730
E) AVGAS 100LL AVAILABLE AS FOLLOW:
MON, THU-SUN FROM 0630-1630 (0730-1730)
TUE AND WED FROM 0630-1030 (0730-1130) AND 1230-1630 (1330-1730)
INFO MOBILE NUMBER: +393939379763
REF AIP AD 2 LIEO 1-1
CREATED: 09 Aug 2012 11:38:00
I find it highly moronic for someone to expect such "correctness" from a user-driven website. I suggest you search for official sources if such accuracy is required. However, should you wish to contribute to this website with more than useless blathering, start by clicking "about" at the bottom of this page and learn what this website has to offer. Then sign up and be constructive by picking up all those littered "airfields" and putting them in their place.
Sure, it could land and take-off from the 7002 feet of runway. It might be restricted to less than maximum take-off weight depending on the load and temperature. As for parking, according to the Canadian Flight Supplement (CFS), the only apron it would be allowed on is number 7 (north-west corner of the airport; not shown in the satellite shot) as all other aprons are restricted to aircraft with wingspans 118 feet or less. Apron 7 is restricted to aircraft with wingspans 170 feet or less.
Waiting for your reply. I will do my best to get you some photos.
Reply to @david: Jet Aviation charges a ramp fee, for a single-engine Piper, $170 which can be waived if you purchase 40 gallons of 100LL (today's price was $9.34/gallon). So glad somebody else pays for my fuel!
Reply to @david: The other option is to use Jet Aviation at the south end of the airport. There is a Customs office right next to their building. I have been using them for the past few years until I starting working for another company who used Atlantic. But now they have switched to Jet as well since Customs moved to the new location. This is because fueling is not allowed on the Customs ramp and that can delay us. As well, at Jet, it is just a quick walk to the FBO so our passengers can be in the car quicker than at Atlantic. Check out the fees and prices but Jet might be the solution you are looking for.