Flanders International Airport

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Flanders International Airport
Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) B-55
Kortrijk/Wevelgem Airport
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IATA: KJKICAO: EBKT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator International Airport Kortrijk-Wevelgem
Serves Kortrijk / Wevelgem, Belgium
Elevation AMSL 64 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 50°49′07″N 003°12′23″E / 50.81861°N 3.20639°E / 50.81861; 3.20639Coordinates: 50°49′07″N 003°12′23″E / 50.81861°N 3.20639°E / 50.81861; 3.20639
Website www.KortrijkAirport.be
Map
EBKT is located in Belgium
EBKT
EBKT
Location in Belgium
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,900 6,234 Asphalt
Sources: Belgian AIP[1]

Flanders International Airport or Flanders Airport (IATA: KJKICAO: EBKT) is an airport located in Belgium, in the town of Wevelgem and partly also in the Bissegem section of the city of Kortrijk (2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) west.[1]

Origins[edit]

The airport was created in 1916 by the Germans during the First World War.

Features[edit]

The airport runway is 1,900 m × 45 m (6,234 ft × 148 ft).[1] Alongside a section of the airport is a business park, some of which is restricted to enterprises undertaking airport related activities: several of the business park tenants have paid for direct private access to the runway.

Uses[edit]

It is mainly used as a business airport. One of the main users of this airport is Abelag Aviation, though it is also used by flying clubs and schools. According to its official website around 100,000 passengers use the airport every year.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

There are no scheduled services offered from Wevelgem International Airport.

Charter[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Abelag Aviation
ASL

Air ambulance[edit]

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