Saldus (07/25)

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Former agricultural airfield located in industrial area north of Saldus town. Runway and aprons are in an rather bad condition; there are obstacles on approach. Runway is slightly humped: midpoint is approx 6ft higher than endpoints. Airfield was prepared for use during the Saldus aviation festival in 2017. Damaged asphalt was patched with gravel. Runway was used by An-2 aircraft. WARNING: airfield is currently not usable due to tires on the runway

Effectivity: 2018-06-02

Location: 3 km N of Saldus town centre
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Status: Uncertified

Condition: Bad - RWY surface is damaged

Ownership: Unknown


Direction: 07/25

Dimensions: 400x20m

Surface: Asphalt

Elevation: 120m / 394ft


Approach: Forest 350m from THR RWY25; small forest and electricity line (SW-NE) 500m from THR RWY07 - can be avoided by shifting the approach trajectory slightly to the south. Beware of roads at the both ends of the RWY, there may be traffic.

Airfield: Runway asphalt surface is damaged, especially at THR RWY07. Damages have been patched with gravel. Small stones on the RWY. WARNING: tires on the RWY.


Radio frequency: 123.95 MHz

Fuel availability: Petrol station nearby in Saldus town

To see: Saldus town


Posted: July 7, 2013


Category: Airfields, Temporary unusable airfields


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