Romorantin - Pruniers (BA273)

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ICAO Code LFYR/
Last Validated 03-2012
City Romorantin
Position 47°19'15"N 001°41'20"E
Runway(s) 05L/23R (grass), 05R/23L (grass)
Elevation 289 ft

General

Yearly from 15 April till 30 September, there is high military glider activity here. Military Jodels are used for towing. The airfield is very open due to its civil status.

Layout

The airfield has two parallel grass runways, one of which is partly covered with concrete. To the north are hangars and trucks for the gliders. To the south the local aeroclub and the military hangars are located.

Getting There

From highway A71/E9 north of Vierzon, take highway A85/E604 to the west towards Romorantin-Lanthenay. From this highway, take road D922 southbound to Villefranche and then N76 towards Sefles. You have to take road D724 to the north to pass the airfield at your right side.

Around the Airport

1East side approach

When driving on road D724 take the first road after passing the main gate and the preserved aircraft. This will lead into a forest which will end when approaching the landing area.

2The Aero club

From here you will have a distant view onto the activities on this airfield.

3West side approach

Driving further down the road will lead to the easterly landing area.

Walking onto this field allows you to make this picture. (Rene Liebe)

This glider is taken while being towed. (Rene Liebe)

Frequencies

119.075 / 122.100Tower

Based Operators

CVVAA21.535D140E, D140R,
HK-36TTC,
various gliders

Preserved

331/33-NEMirage 3R, next to D724
297/UGMD450 Ouragan, preserved north of D724 at barracks.

More Info

Airport InfoInformation about the airport, frequenties and approach procedures.

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