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Balchik Airfield (ICAO: LBWB) is an airfield in Balchik, Bulgaria.[1] It is considered a "certified airfield" by the Bulgarian Civil Aviation Administration.[2]
The airfield accepted its first international civil flight (a small private jet from Prague airport) on May 3, 2012.[3] Located on the Black Sea coast, north east of Varna. Home to a Krilo from 2 Army Polk in June 1941 and later 5 Bf 109Es of the Galata Fighter Orliak. Home to the 2nd Sqn of the 15th Fighter Air Regiment, 2nd Air Defence Division until 1994. Subsequently, home to 6th Fighter Air Base of the Air Defence Corps 1994-1998 with one MiG-21bis Sqn. Closed as a military base in 1998 and now used for charter flights and as a Sea Rescue Centre. Runway data: Location: N43 25 25.54 E028 10 52.69, Elev: 660 ft (201 m), Rwy 16/34, Size: 8095 x 197 ft (2467 x 60 m).

Balchik Airfield

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Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
OwnerGovernment
OperatorAlbena Co.
LocationBalchik, Bulgaria
Elevation AMSL660 ft / 201 m
Coordinates43°25′28″N 028°10′51″E / 43.42444°N 28.18083°E / 43.42444; 28.18083Coordinates: 43°25′28″N 028°10′51″E / 43.42444°N 28.18083°E / 43.42444; 28.18083
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Balchik Air Base is located in Bulgaria
Balchik Air Base
Balchik Air Base
Location within Bulgaria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 2,467 8,095 Concrete
Source: DAFIF,[1] Bulgarian CAA[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b Airport information for LB25 at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ a b Balchic (Balchik) Airfield, Bulgarian Civil Aviation Administration.
  3. ^ a b Летището в Балчик приема първия граждански полет

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