Airfield Information – FASX

Coordinates: 34°02’53.0”S 20°28’27”E
Elevation: 407 ft

Runway 15/33:
Length and width: 1003m x 12m (asphalt/grass)
Lighting:
– Day-night lighting (photo-sensitive night lighting)
– Threshold, end lights & edge lighting

Runway 06/24:
Length and width: 600m x 45m (grass)
No lighting

Fuel
Jet A1/Avgas/Oil available
Contact: Jacob: +27 76 767 3907 / Jannie: +27 76 555 1777

Airfield frequency: 124.8

MET office: +27 21 934 0749

Closest navigation facility/nav-aid: OBV 115.40

Circuit pattern:
NE of runway ONLY
Joining 2400ft, circuit 1400ft
VFR routing procedure below

NOTE: All inbound/outbound traffic to avoid town and Bontebok National Park.

Notes:
Agriculture/commercial operations
Flight training

Aerodrome operator:
Private AD
Contact: Marius Heyneman: +27 82 556 8184 / Jannie du Toit: +27 76 555 1777

Health Services: +27 28 514 1141

Ambulance: 10177 /+27 28 514 1219

Police: +27 28 514 8100

Fire Department: +27 28 514 3980 / +27 83 274 9322

Swellendam Tourism: +27 28 514 8500

VFR Departure/Arrival – FASX

Departure: Take-Off RWY15 → Turn Left when safe, climb 1500ft route Buffelsjags BP → Climb as required, report intentions to the East. 

Departure: Take-Off RWY33 → Continue Upwind to Railton, climb 1500ft route to Silo’s → Climb as required passing Breede-river, report intensions to the West. 

Arrival: East → Inbound to airfield at 2400ft to Buffelsjags Dam. Route and report intentions, position to overfly field at mid-downwind 15/33. Comply with standard joining pattern. AVOID NP04 

Arrival: West → Inbound to field at 2400 ft. to Riverbend. Route via Weigh-bridge to Railton, position to overfly field at 2400ft from the North. Comply with standard joining pattern. AVOID NPO4 

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