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|Flugplatz Dankern near Haren (Ems)|
Dankern airfield in Germany is situated near Haren (Emsland), directly on the A31, 20km Northwest of Meppen at the co-ordinates 52° 48,2" N / 07° 09,6" E. It is located in the heart of the Emsland in the immediate vicinity of the Holiday Center Schloss Dankern. The runway direction is 10-28, the length of the concrete blocks runway is 300 meters. The towerfrequency of Dankern airfield is 120.975 MHz. Only flights with MLA's (Micro Light Aeroplanes) are permitted. The airfield is operated by the "Fliegerclub Haren / Dankern e.V.".
At the beginning of the nineties, the members of the "Sportfliegerclub Meppen" started ul-flying in Herzlage but actually they were looking for a location closer to their home. The wish was heard by Manfred Freiherr von Landsberg-Velen of Schloss Dankern and he made a part of his land available for the flying activities. After the land was appointed to serve as UL airport, the necessary permits were obtained and the local aviation association "Fliegerclub Haren / Dankern" was able to handle the activities at the airfield, Flugplatz Haren / Dankern was officially opened on 15 June 1991. Since the beginning in 1991: a clubhouse with space for traffic control was built; the original grass runway was replaced by a paved runway and several hangars were built. Flugplatz Haren / Dankern is the home of over 50 ultralight aircraft. The airfield hosts next to the Fliegerclub Haren / Dankern, the flying school Northwestflug Dankern and the trading company BRM-Aero Norddeutschland.
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|Flugplatz Dankern - Fliegerclub Haren / Dankern|
|page last updated: 19-02-2017|
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