Flanders International Airport

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Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport
Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) B-55
StartbaanKortrijkAirport.JPG
IATA: KJKICAO: EBKT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Kortrijk / Wevelgem, Belgium
Elevation AMSL 64 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 50°49′02″N 003°12′17″E / 50.81722°N 3.20472°E / 50.81722; 3.20472Coordinates: 50°49′02″N 003°12′17″E / 50.81722°N 3.20472°E / 50.81722; 3.20472
Website www.KortrijkAirport.be
Map
EBKT is located in Belgium
EBKT
EBKT
Location of Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,838 6,030 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2] and airport web site[3]

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.

Origins[edit]

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

Features[edit]

The airport runway is relatively wide and more than 2 km long. 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.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

There are no scheduled services offered from Wevelgem International Airport.

Charter[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Abelag Aviation
ASL

Air ambulance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for EBKT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for KJK at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport, official site (English)
  4. ^ Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport: Accommodation, official site (English)

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