Weelde Air Base

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Weelde Air Base
Roundel of the Belgian Air Force.svg
Vliegveld Weelde
IATA: noneICAO: EBWE
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Belgian Air Component
Location Weelde, Belgium
Elevation AMSL 105 ft / 32 m
Coordinates 51°23′39″N 004°57′33″E / 51.39417°N 4.95917°E / 51.39417; 4.95917Coordinates: 51°23′39″N 004°57′33″E / 51.39417°N 4.95917°E / 51.39417; 4.95917
Map
EBWE is located in Belgium
EBWE
EBWE
Location in Belgium
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,980 9,777 Asphalt
Sources: Belgian AIP[1]

Weelde Air Base (ICAO: EBWE) is a NATO reserve airfield located in Weelde, a village in the Ravels municipality in Belgium. It is operated by the Belgian Air Component that has no military flight operations at that location, besides aircraft arriving to be stored or leaving storage, for example retired F-16 aircraft.[2] The Belgian Air Component also uses the airfield for the activities of the Belgian Air Cadets.

Weelde Air Base is also publicly accessible as a light general aviation field and home to the gliding club "Kempische Aero Club".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ AIP for EBWE – Weelde Air Base from Belgocontrol
  2. ^ F-16 Air Forces - Belgium

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