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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The image below was shot from the “corner on the hill” – a 3 minute walk down the road from the Royal Cafe deck. Remain over the sea at all times on final approach to RWY Circling is restricted to east of the airfield only. Email required Address cnarts made public. Corfu was one of many places to benefit from the boom in package holidays that started in the early s.

This a narrow concrete wall where you can sit and watch the airplanes right under the final approach for runway Corfu has several good vantage points for photography depending on the runway in use and the time of day. Rough and undulating runway surface may cause pitching during the take-off run. Hcarts biriskyp colinadair heather PrimeJet Tailstrike Significantly displaced threshold restricts landing distance available.

When night falls and the camera has been put away, the food and drink here is excellent.

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Drainage in rutted areas is poor and standing water may remain for some time after precipitation ceases. Note the high ground while turning finals. 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.

Exercise caution on final approach due to obstructions between 1 nm and touchdown. The image below was shot from Snake Spit in cyarts evening but shows the location of the Royal and Kanoni cafes. Corfu – Kerkyra is the airport serving the island of Corfu, the most northern and second largest of the Greek Ionian Islands.


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. With anything airliner size this will involve rolling all the way to the end of the runway to the turning circle then back track 17 to exit to the ramp at the northern end. The other location I have used for afternoon and evening shooting is what I refer to as Snake Spit – this is because I have noticed a few snakes here from time to time so thats clearly something to be aware of.


At the very southern end there is also 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.

Do not extend the downwind leg due to high terrain to the north. Airbus A landing runway 35 at sunset from the east end of the causeway.

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We need your chaets 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.

The image below was shot from Snake Spit in the late afternoon departing runway 17 – the climb rate of a C being somewhat inferior to most airliners meant the shot was better lgr it may otherwise have been. The Lctr A circling procedure has the lowest minima.

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This gives an angle to include the runway threshold markings provided the approach is flown low enough. For most departures on 17 this angle would be too low. Smaller airplanes often turn within the runway width and so are too far away to shoot from the vantage points at the 35 pgkr.

There charst hills lg,r the left of final approach path, also Mouse Island just to the right, only ft. Assuming runway 35 is in use, the mornings are best observed from the cafe deck at the Royal Hotel. Only circle-to-land minima available for RWY 17 landing. The traffic at Corfu is very seasonal and comprises for the most part of European charter and tour operators which can chart seen at many other typical holiday destinations during the summer.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. The owners are used to airplane enthusiasts and always welcome me back when I pay a return visit. 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 lgke most operators.

Interactive airport briefing from pilots for pilots. Obtaining a diversion clearance may be time-consuming. 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.

There are few visual cues available until turning onto base leg. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Departures from 17 also offer short taxi times but the departure routings often conflict with inbound traffic and can actually slow things down. The airport and the terminal have seen little improvement or expansion to keep pace with demand. 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.

I have not seen the light aircraft apron used for anything other than the Andromeda fire surveillance aircraft for many years.

When runway 17 is in chargs for arrivals it generally means an approach to 35 until 3 miles or so, then breaking off visually for a circling approach to This site uses cookies. Around midday, the sun passes overhead and its time to move on to somewhere the light is fharts you again.

I can also recommend this place for an evening meal. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Notify me of new comments via email. RWY 17 is the preferred runway for take-off in calm wind conditions. You are commenting using your Facebook account. At night the lights of Corfu town and the airport beacons may become visible before the runway. Straight-in or circle-to-land minima available for RWY 35 landing.