Saint-Hubert Airport

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Saint-Hubert Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Saint-Hubert
Location Belgium
Elevation AMSL 1,847 ft / 563 m
Coordinates 50°02′09″N 005°24′15″E / 50.03583°N 5.40417°E / 50.03583; 5.40417Coordinates: 50°02′09″N 005°24′15″E / 50.03583°N 5.40417°E / 50.03583; 5.40417
Map
EBSH is located in Belgium
EBSH
EBSH
Location of Saint-Hubert Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05L/23R 600 1,969 Grass
05R/23L 600 1,969 Grass
14L/32R 799 2,621 Grass
14R/32L 799 2,621 Grass
Sources: Belgian AIP[1]

Saint-Hubert Airport (ICAO: EBSH) is a public use airport located near Saint-Hubert, Belgium, Luxembourg, Belgium.

It is the second highest airport in Belgium at 1,847 ft (563 m) above sea level. It has four grass runways, almost perpendicular; five aircraft hangars are rented on the site. It is located in the heart of the Ardennes, in uncontrolled airspace, accessible through the E411 road.

History[edit]

Initially created as an aviation school in 1930, it was used as a US Army center in 1945, and then sold to the Belgian state in 1946 and served as a backup airport for the city of Ostend, in case Melsbroek or Brussels Airport were to be unusable.

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