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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It lacks any night time illumination either so if you dine at Nisos after dark and have to walk back to your hotel in Kanoni make sure you have a torch function on your smartphone. Please send us information about airports that are not yet featured in this database.

We need your help! Many other options are available locally but I cannot relate any first hand opinions of these alternatives. There are chrats to the left of final approach path, cjarts Mouse Island just to the right, only ft. The image below was shot from Snake Spit in the late afternoon departing runway 17 – the climb rate of a Glkr being somewhat inferior to most airliners meant the shot was better than it may otherwise have been.

However, amid the chaos, the airport and its surroundings offer some great opportunities for airplane photography.

CFU – Kerkyra [Ioannis Kapodistrias Intl], Corfu, F, GR – Airport – Great Circle Mapper

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 lgk aware of. Notify me of new comments via email.

Kerkira airport is on the eastern side of the island of Corfu. 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 chagts descend where you can get the classic shot over the piano keys. 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.

With anything airliner chaets 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. This a narrow concrete wall where you can sit and watch the airplanes right under chadts final approach for runway Runway 17 also has a displaced threshold due to the proximity of the road at the north end of the runway so has less landing distance available.


Run by the owner George, Nisos is an lovely and hospitable place where you can get a decent lunch and spend some time out of the sun, shooting from the deck under the canopy. The image below was shot from Snake Spit in the evening but shows lvkr location of the Royal and Kanoni cafes.

The traffic at Corfu is very seasonal and comprises for the most part of European charter and tour operators which can be seen at many other typical holiday destinations during the summer. 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.

Interactive airport briefing from pilots for pilots. It is noticeable that the Corfu Holiday Palace prices have increased significantly year on year and the Ariti represents better value based on a first stay experience there this year. Do not extend the downwind leg due to high terrain to the north.

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You are lgkt using your Twitter account. This is exactly where the shot of the Interflug IL in the magazine article was taken from. RWY 17 is the preferred runway for take-off in calm wind conditions.

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 carts by the Royal cafe deck. Exercise caution on final approach due to obstructions between 1 nm and touchdown.

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The image below was shot hcarts the “corner on the hill” chzrts a 3 minute walk down the road from the Royal Cafe deck. Contributers biriskyp colinadair heather PrimeJet Tailstrike Circling is restricted to east of the airfield only. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site.

The image below was shot from the Royal Cafe deck towards midday but shows the location of Nisos restaurant. 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. Lgkg jet traffic parks north of stand number 10 to the east of taxiway link A. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Corfu was one of many places to benefit from the boom in package holidays that started in the early s.

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Care is needed as this is also a short-cut rat run for the local motor scooter population, some of which have little regard for pedestrians. I have not seen the light aircraft apron used for anything other than the Andromeda fire surveillance aircraft for many years.

Comments 0 Leave a comment. So anything could turn up as a surprise. For most departures on 17 this angle would be too low. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This gives an angle to include the runway threshold markings provided the approach is flown low enough. The elevation isn’t as high as the Royal but still offers a good vantage point for arrivals in the afternoon.

A good spot for early arrivals before the deck opens around 9 am. RWY 17 is left-hand circuit only. I can also recommend this place for an evening meal. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

They are approximately feet above the level of the runway and offer an ideal perspective for both landing and departing traffic. When night falls and the camera has been put away, the food and drink here is excellent.

Click on “Upload new airports” tab. Jeppesen chart for LGKR showing runway and ramp configuration. Obtaining a diversion clearance may be time-consuming. Around midday, the sun passes overhead and its time to move on to somewhere chart light is behind you again.

Departures often find less of a delay by backtracking 35 and departing between the arrivals. Departures from 17 charhs offer short taxi times but the departure routings often conflict with inbound traffic and can actually slow things down.