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Old 3rd Aug 2013, 12:28
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Interesting airports

Hi there,
don't know if it's the right place, but...
Can you recommend me some interesting airports across central/west Europe with some untypical views, procedures for light twin piston engine aircraft? It should be without any special approvals/trainings such as Courchevel etc. Thanks
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Old 3rd Aug 2013, 12:57
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Stuttgart

The airport at stuttgart (STR) has an awesome approach as the whole of Stuttgart is in a vally. It might not be what your looking for though.
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Saanen is fun and the views are lovely.
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Old 3rd Aug 2013, 18:37
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Hi, if you can manage with just 486m of runway, you could try Fair Isle, about 80nm North of the top of Scotland.
Bring a folding bike and you could ride all the roads in less than 1 hour.
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Ireland's three islands

Go to the west coast of Ireland, three small islands that in this Brandy induced state I can't remember the name but stunning views that you will never forget.


Amendment ! Thanks to the Jepp FD on the ipad the ICAO addresses EIIM, EIIR & EIMR.

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A couple of my favorites from a recent trip and videos....

CHAMBERY (French Alps). A beautiful approach, over a high ridge and huge lake, diving down to downwind over the town.

VENICE (San Nicolo). This is grass, but gets the odd light twin i think. Stunning just because it's venice!

ISOLA D'ELBA (Italy) - just between mainland and corsica. A very steep doglegged final approach over a high ridge.

Video from venice to Elba....
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Strasbourg Neuhof by the big river is nice, lots of stuff going on, grass, about 800 metres and easy acess to the town.
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