Xewkija Heliport

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Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesGozo
LocationXewkija, Malta
Elevation AMSL322 ft / 98 m
Coordinates36°01′38″N 014°16′19″E / 36.02722°N 14.27194°E / 36.02722; 14.27194Coordinates: 36°01′38″N 014°16′19″E / 36.02722°N 14.27194°E / 36.02722; 14.27194
Map
Xewkija / Gozo Heliport is located in Malta
Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
Location on a map of Malta
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 174 571 Concrete/asphalt

Xewkija Heliport (IATA: GZM, ICAO: LMMG), also known as Gozo Heliport, is a small heliport on the island of Gozo in Malta, near the town of Xewkija.

Facilities[edit]

Map of the heliport

It has two helipads, with a width of 22 metres (72 ft) connected by asphalt, to form a small 174 metres (571 feet) long runway in the 10/28 direction.

As of 2021, It is being examined if the current short runway could be expanded to allow fixed-wing aircraft STOL to land at Xewkija.[1]

Flights[edit]

There used to be scheduled helicopter flights between Malta International Airport and Xewkija Heliport. These were started by Malta Air Charter in 1990, which ceased to operate in 2004. From March 2005 until October 2006 the flights were done by Helicópteros del Sureste. Currently, no scheduled flights take place from the heliport. However, Heli Link Malta offers flights between the heliport and Malta on request.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gozo airstrip re-exhumed in development strategy". MaltaToday.com.mt. Retrieved 2021-09-13.