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Welkom Airfield

Unread post by snail13 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:07 pm

Hi all,

Does anyone have any info on Welkom Airfield? Current condition of runway and taxiway etc?

Thanks guys.
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by fly for fun 2 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:35 pm

Was there yesterday, and go in 3 or 4 times a month. No issues, and good price for avgas and jet A1
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by snail13 » Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:59 am

Great, thanks very much for the info
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by Volo » Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:33 pm

The Gravel cross runway is a no go area - I think it is still marked with white crosses ?
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by stuartto » Thu May 16, 2019 5:42 pm

fly for fun 2 wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:35 pm
Was there yesterday, and go in 3 or 4 times a month. No issues, and good price for avgas and jet A1
Does anyone know if they still have reliable / regular supply of JetA1 ?
(and a contact number?)

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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by OG » Thu May 16, 2019 5:47 pm

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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by stuartto » Thu May 16, 2019 6:02 pm

OG wrote:
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by Johan.botha » Sat May 18, 2019 3:14 pm

Flying to Welkom brings back memories.

Any traffic lights in town yet?
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by Rotor kop » Sat May 18, 2019 8:21 pm

Landed there twice enroute the last 3 weeks. Avgas price is good. The facilities are stuffed. Landing fees are charged and the guy (from municipality) does not have change. Avgas guy (From Fuel supplier) has card machine.
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by KAPT. BOK » Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:38 pm

Hi all.

I would like to know how safe it is leaving an aircraft out in the open at Welkom?

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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by OG » Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:28 pm

Should be ok. But no guarantees
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by KAPT. BOK » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:37 pm

I am planning to fly into Welkom on Saturday next week (5 October) and out again Sunday morning. Looking for hangarage for a Sling 2 that one night please - anyone know who to speak to?

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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by griffio » Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:14 pm

KAPT. BOK wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:37 pm
I am planning to fly into Welkom on Saturday next week (5 October) and out again Sunday morning. Looking for hangarage for a Sling 2 that one night please - anyone know who to speak to?

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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by KAPT. BOK » Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:41 pm

griffio wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:14 pm
KAPT. BOK wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:37 pm
I am planning to fly into Welkom on Saturday next week (5 October) and out again Sunday morning. Looking for hangarage for a Sling 2 that one night please - anyone know who to speak to?

Kind Regards
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Re: Welkom Airfield

Unread post by AndyCapp » Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:02 am

Hi,
I reside in Welkom and use the airport on a daily basis. Store my Mooney there. Park your aircraft right in front of where the pump attendant and his family sleep. Straight across is 24 hour personnel present. I leave a R22 there and never have any problems.
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