Wintervogel Airfield

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Wintervogel Airfield and Fly-Inn
Wintervogel.jpg
Summary
Airport type Private
Owner A. Van Dijk
Operator Private
Serves Durbanville,Malmesbury, Paarl, Wellington and surrounds
Location 22 km (14 mi) NE of Durbanville, on R302 past Klipheuwel
Elevation AMSL 406 ft / 124 m
Coordinates 33°37′47″S 18°40′46″E / 33.62972°S 18.67944°E / -33.62972; 18.67944Coordinates: 33°37′47″S 18°40′46″E / 33.62972°S 18.67944°E / -33.62972; 18.67944
Website www.aerosport.co.za
Aerosport
Map
Wintervogel Airfield and Fly-Inn is located in Western Cape
Wintervogel Airfield and Fly-Inn
Wintervogel Airfield and Fly-Inn
Location within the Western Cape
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 960 3,148 Grass&Gravel
08/26 720 2,361 Grass&Gravel

Wintervogel Airfield is a private airfield on the farm Wintervogel NE of Klipheuwel town in the Western cape. The turnoff is on the R302 road. There is no ICAO reference code for Wintervogel Airfield at this stage. Aerosport has limited amount of AVGAS and MOGAS, but not for public use.

Circuit pattern and airspace information[edit]

Standard overhead join is at 2000ft AMSL. Circuit patterns are all flown at 1200ft AMSL, and all turns are made to the LEFT. Avoid overflying the farm house, hangars and chicken sheds on the eastern side of the RWY. Keep a good lookout when joining. When doing circuits on RWY02 make a call on 124.800 MHz, and thereafter a listening watch on 124.800 MHz while transmitting normal circuit calls on 124.200 MHz.

Wintervogel airspace is uncontrolled Class G and falls in the FAD69 ("delta 69") Stellenbosch Training Area. Radio callsign Wintervogel Traffic on frequency 124.200 MHz. It falls in a fairly busy routing used by aircraft flying to the general flying area. The maximum Class G altitude for operation overhead is 4000ft, restricted only by Cape Town TMA-B sector above Wintervogel. The 2000ft limitation for the join is due to TMA sector A being very close to the S and SW of Wintervogel.

There is an aerodrome chart for Wintervogel (for reference only, not CAA)

Runway information[edit]

Wintervogel Airfield has two runways that intersect at 60 degrees. Runway information is as follows (THR = threshold elevation):

RUNWAY LENGTH THR ELEV NOTES
20 960m 383ft nil
02 960m 350ft nil
26 720m 406ft First 300m is a 4.2% downslope to intersection
08 720m 345ft nil
Ramp 420ft At Northern most hangar ramp (apron)
Intersection 365ft n/a

Magnetic variation is approx 23° W near Wintervogel Airfield. To the East at 8nm is Paardeberg with top elevation approx 2480ft.

Operators[edit]

  • Aerosport Flight Training provide Private Pilot, Microlight and Gyrocopter training, and also has a non-type-certified aircraft maintenance organisation [1]

Accommodation[edit]

Wintervogel Farm offers a Guest house with self catering and Bed&Breakfast options. Dinner can also be arranged by request. Contact Aerosport for more information.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aerosport Flight Training - Flying school in Cape Town, Western Cape, Fisantekraal Airfield". www.aerosport.co.za.