VFR Chart of LGKR. IFR Chart of LGKR. Location Information for LGKR. Coordinates: N39°’ / E19°’ View all Airports in Ionioi Nisoi. NOSTO 1R & 1S, PITAS 2S, TIGRA 2R & 2S ARRS D. LATAN 2S ARR E . NOSTO 1T, PITAS & TIGRA 2T ARRS F. PARAX, PARNA & VARDI 1T. Corfu Kerkira, Greece CFU/LGKR Circling 17/VOR 35 Glidepath VOR 35 degrees Rough runway surface, terrain & turbulence. Kerkira.

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Significantly displaced threshold restricts landing distance available.

Sometime in the late s or early s – I don’t remember exactly when- I was browsing through an airplane magazine in the infamous Aviation Hobby Shop in West Drayton, England. Departures often find less of a delay by backtracking 35 and departing between the arrivals.

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When the runway is wet, rubber deposits or pooled water in the rutted surface may decrease braking action especially in the touchdown zones at Chats ends of the runway. The terminal itself struggles to cope at peak times and ATC are stretched by a combination of more traffic and a lack of more modern infrastructure to help deal with it. Kerkira airport is on the eastern side of the island of Corfu.

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You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2. Visual identification of the runway at night may be difficult due to limited approach and runway lighting. Obtaining a diversion clearance may be time-consuming.


You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. RWY 35 is the preferred landing runway in calm wind conditions. Smaller airplanes often turn within the runway width and so are too far away to shoot from the vantage points at the 35 threshold. At the very southern end there is chartw the Kanoni cafe which overlooks the final approach but doesn’t allow the side-on shots over the threshold as the view is blocked by the Royal cafe deck. The airport and the terminal have seen little improvement or expansion to keep pace with demand.

With anything airliner size this dharts involve rolling all the way chartw the end of the runway to the turning circle then back track 17 to exit to the ramp at the northern end. This site uses cookies.


Therefore 35 is used primarily until the surface winds mean 17 is the only option – usually when the tailwind component exceeds 12 knots which is around the typical limit for most operators. The island is mountainous with few obstruction lights, although there are some in the airport vicinity. Runway 17 also has a displaced threshold due to the proximity of the road at the north end of the runway so has less landing distance available.

For runway 35 my preferred location initially would be Nisos bar and restaurant, which is a short walk down the hill and across the causeway. It lacks any night time illumination either so if you dine at Nisos after dark and have to walk back to your hotel in Kanoni make sure you have a torch function on your smartphone.



Chaets is exactly where the shot of the Interflug IL in the magazine article was taken from. The other place everyone seems to go to watch the action is the causeway which links the east and west sides of the lagoon at the southern end. Email required Address never made public.

When night falls and the camera has been put away, the food and drink here is excellent. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Drainage in rutted areas is poor and standing water may remain for some time after precipitation ceases. Corfu – Kerkyra is the airport serving the island of Corfu, the most northern and second largest of the Greek Ionian Islands.

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Charrts these are located in the small village of Kanoni on a peninsula to the east of the airport, or across the causeway to Pontikonisi just the other side of the lagoon. Interactive airport briefing from pilots for pilots. Remain over the sea at all times on final approach to RWY Assuming runway 35 is in use, the mornings are best observed from the cafe deck at the Royal Hotel.