Xewkija Heliport

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Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Gozo
Location Xewkija, Malta
Elevation AMSL 322 ft / 98 m
Coordinates 36°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 (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 22 meter wide helipads, connected by asphalt, to form a small 174 meter long runway in the 10/28 direction.

It is being examined if the current short runway could be expanded to allow fixed-wing aircraft STOL to land at Xewkija.

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.

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