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Flanders (Kortrijk–Wevelgem) International by Private Jet

Overview summary

Flanders International Airport (also known as Kortrijk-Wevelgem) is mainly used for business flights, medical flights and aircraft charters travels more than 100,000 business people a year.

Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport makes it possible for light jet aircraft and even for large business jets to land on the almost 2000 meter long runway.
In addition one of the highways crossing the runway underneath creates an extra dimension to this airport.

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History

The airfield of Kortrijk-Wevelgem was build in 1916 by the Germans. During the World War II, the airport was used by the English Air Force. Afterwards it was returned to Belgium. At that time, Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport was used for gliding and leisure flights.

The airport was split into 3 zones (north of the runway, south of the runway and the runway itself) was handed over in 1972 to the “West Vlaamse Intercommunale Vliegveld Wevelgem – Bissegem” due the construction of a motorway along the airport and later the building of a tunnel underneath the runway.

Since 1995, Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport was made an international airport. And in 2006 it became one of the regional airports of Flanders. Nowadays the airport is mainly used for private aviation.

Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport has also an aviation museum. The Flanders Aviation Society was able to present an expo, which includes a visit to the museum, a video of the history of the airport, followed by a tour of the airport.

Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport Location

The Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport is located in the middle of Europe. Due the growing economical activity and development in this area, makes it one of the best located airport for private aviation & aircraft charters.

Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport Facts

A flight outside the published operational hours is possible but requires 1 day prior notice.
Airport Codes: EBKT / KJK
Latitude: 504907N
Longitude: 0031233E
Elevation: 64 feet
One runway with a landing distance of 1.776 meter (5.827 feet).

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