Divača Airport

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Divača Airport
Letališče Divača
Letalishche Lezheshki Gabrk Divacha.JPG
Divača Airport in 2012
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator JanezLet d.o.o.
Serves Divača
Location Divača
Elevation AMSL 432 m / 1,439 ft
Coordinates 45°40′58.69″N 014°0′10.34″E / 45.6829694°N 14.0028722°E / 45.6829694; 14.0028722 (Divača Airport)Coordinates: 45°40′58.69″N 014°0′10.34″E / 45.6829694°N 14.0028722°E / 45.6829694; 14.0028722 (Divača Airport)
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20090912115957/http://www.janezlet.si:80/e/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 800 2,625 Grass
13/31 800 2,625 Asphalt

Divača Airport is 1 of 2 airports still in use after being built for the Battles of the Soča.

JanezLet[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

Aircraft Origin Registration Number Notes
Beechcraft Musketeer  United States 1
Partenavia P.68  United States S5-CER 1
Cessna 172  United States S5-DOO - S5-DKM 2

History[edit]

Divača airport which is the oldest active airport in Slovenia and it has interesting history. The airport was built from 1916 to 1917 and it was used as a bomber base during World War I. After that, the airport was owned by Italian authorities and until 1942 the Italian Army was using it. After World War II, the airport started to perish. But in the middle of eighties Divača airport started developing again. There was a gradual development through years. Currently the airport has two 800 meters long runways one paved and other one covered with grass, two hangars, control tower, offices and all the necessary equipment for aircraft operations. Airport Divača is a home for 12 aircraft. It is located at the foot of a hill Vremščica, 3,5 km east from city of Divača.

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