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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This a narrow concrete wall where you can sit and watch the airplanes right under the final approach for runway Assuming runway 35 is in use, the mornings are best observed from the cafe deck at the Royal Hotel.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Notify me of new comments via email. The image below was shot from the Royal Cafe deck towards midday but shows the location of Nisos restaurant. Corfu has several good vantage points for photography depending on the runway in use and the time of day.

Departures from 17 also offer short taxi times but the departure routings often conflict with inbound traffic and lgrk actually slow things down. RWY 17 is the preferred runway for take-off in calm wind conditions. This deck extends quite a long way and offers a number of angles, and if you venture a little further down the road there is a corner on the hill as you descend where you can get the classic shot over the piano keys.

The image below was shot from the “corner on the hill” – a 3 minute walk down the road from the Royal Cafe deck.

Email required Address never made public. Its actually along the western edge of the lagoon after you have crossed the causeway and climbed down to the shoreline and passed over a little bridge. 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.


Contributers biriskyp colinadair heather PrimeJet Tailstrike It lacks any night time illumination either so if you dine at Nisos after dark and have to walk back to your chagts in Kanoni make sure you have a torch function on your smartphone.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The centre spread was a beautiful sunny shot of an Ilyushin IL of the East German airline Interflug over the piano keys, taken from an elevated position against a backdrop of green trees, terracotta houses and a shimmering blue lake. People started to flock here attracted by the guaranteed weather along with cheap flights and accommodation and it soon became a very popular tourist destination.

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You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2. When the runway is wet, rubber deposits or pooled water in the rutted surface may decrease braking action especially in the touchdown zones at BOTH ends of the runway. Circling is restricted to east of the airfield only.

Therefore 35 is used primarily until the surface winds mean 17 is the only option – usually when the tailwind component exceeds 12 ,gkr which is around the typical limit for most operators. When runway 17 is in use for arrivals it generally means an approach to 35 until 3 miles or so, then breaking off visually for a circling approach to You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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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. Many other options are available locally but I cannot relate any charte hand opinions of these alternatives.

For most departures ogkr 17 this angle would be too low. Click on “Upload new airports” tab. This gives an angle to include the runway threshold markings provided the approach is flown low enough.


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Do not extend the downwind leg due to high terrain to the north. Chrats has changed since then except the ever-increasing number of holidaymakers. The elevation isn’t as high as the Royal but still offers a good vantage point for arrivals in the afternoon.

The image below was shot from Snake Spit in the evening but shows the location of the Royal and Kanoni cafes. At night the lights of Corfu dharts and the airport beacons may become visible before the runway. This site uses cookies.

Either of these venues serve drinks and meals of a good standard, so it seems only polite to at least order a coffee every so often if you plan to stay a while.

Interactive airport briefing from pilots for pilots. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. Smaller airplanes often turn within the runway width and so are too far away to shoot from the vantage points at the 35 threshold.

Departures often find less of a delay by backtracking 35 and departing between the arrivals. By continuing to use this chagts, you agree to their use. The owners are cgarts to airplane enthusiasts and always welcome me back when I pay a return visit. We need your help! The image below was shot from the western end of the causeway in the mid-afternoon as the airplane turns through degrees for departure on runway Preferred operations are from runway 35 as this facilitates more expeditious approach sequencing and vacation of the runway to the parking areas which are at the north end of the airport.