Varme (04/22)

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Former agricultural airfield in central Kurzeme, kept in fairly good condition, surrounded by fields and some obstacles. Runway 04 has a slight upslope. RWY surface is average, occasionally small stones and sand, small pieces of grass. Two large bushes at NW side of RWY approx at RWY mid length. Minor asphalt pitting on mid RWY close to RWY centerline. Apron and taxiways unserviceable. Runway can be used for takeoff and landings. Obstacles may be on the runway.

Effectivity: 2017-07-02

Location: 2.5 km SW of Varme village, 20 km SE of Kuldiga town
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Status: Uncertified

Condition: Average - due to possible obstacles on the RWY

Ownership: Unknown


Direction: 04/22

Dimensions: 400x20m

Surface: Asphalt

Elevation: 47m / 153ft


Approach: Telecommunications mast 600m from THR RWY04 (special attention when circling or being on final!!!); electricity line 550m from THR RWY22 direction N-S. When departing RWY04 beware of RWY upslope (1.2%) and increasing terrain elevation

Airfield: Two large bushes at NW side of RWY approx at RWY mid length. A small pile of wood chips at THR RWY22 on the runway.


Radio frequency: 123.95 MHz

Fuel availability: NIL

To see: Varme village, manor.


Posted: July 7, 2013


Category: Airfields, Usable airfields

  1. Janis says:

    Sand pile at THR 22 on RWY noticed same day video is made in other comment

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