OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Ostend to get the helicopters...

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OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Ostend to get the helicopters...

Post by stratofreighter » 23 Apr 2019, 15:56

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Re: OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Oostende to get the helicopters...

Post by lumumba » 23 Apr 2019, 16:14

But logical because the two airports are underused and this will strengthen the numbers of Oostende Airport.
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Re: OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Oostende to get the helicopters...

Post by Stij » 23 Apr 2019, 16:20

And more central on the coastline!

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Re: OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Ostend to get the helicopters...

Post by sn26567 » 24 Apr 2019, 11:58

I attended a conference by Major General Fred Vansina yesterday night, and he confirmed the move by the end of 2023.

I guess WILOO will be over-happy ;)
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Re: OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Ostend to get the helicopters...

Post by jan_olieslagers » 24 Apr 2019, 13:01

And what will happen to the Koksijde premises? Will any kind of aerodrome remain?

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Re: OFFICIAL: Koksijde air base to close after 2023, Ostend to get the helicopters...

Post by westwings » 24 Apr 2019, 20:41

There will remain a recreational airfield with shortened runway(s)
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