Rustenburg Airfield

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Rustenburg Airfield
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Rustenburg Municipality
Operator Rustenburg Flying Club
Serves Rustenburg, North West, South Africa
Elevation AMSL 3,700 ft / 1,128 m
Coordinates 25°38′39″S 027°16′16″E / 25.64417°S 27.27111°E / -25.64417; 27.27111Coordinates: 25°38′39″S 027°16′16″E / 25.64417°S 27.27111°E / -25.64417; 27.27111
Map
FARG is located in North West (South African province)
FARG
FARG
Location of airport in North West province
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 1,224 4,016 Asphalt

Rustenburg Airfield (ICAO: FARG), licensed according to South African Civil Aviation Authority standards,[1] is a municipal airport situated near Rustenburg in the North West province of South Africa.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 3,700 feet (1,128 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,224 by 15 metres (4,016 ft × 49 ft).

Communication[edit]

The Communication Frequency for Rustenburg Airfield is 122.4 [2]

Rustenburg SkyDiving Club[edit]

Licensed under the Parachute Association of South Africa, Rustenburg Skydiving Club,[3] operates a Turbine Atlas Angel to 12,000 ft AGL (flight level 16,500 AMSL) every weekend within a 3-nautical-mile (5.6 km) radius of the drop zone. A facility for sports skydiving and parachuting, performing Tandem SkyDiving, First Jump Courses, Accelerated Freefall (AFF) Programs, Static Line Jumps, Student and Intermediary Freefall and Canopy Progression Programs, Canopy Control Courses and Canopy Formation SkyDiving Coaching.[4]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ South African Civil Aviation Authority, CAA website link retrieved 14 March 2010
  2. ^ AVIMAP Frequency Chart March 2009
  3. ^ Parachute Association of South Africa, Parachute Association of South Africa website link retrieved 14 March 2010
  4. ^ a b SkyDive Rustenburg, SkyDive Rustenburg website link retrieved 14 March 2010

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