Fulda-Jossa airport - Flugplatz Fulda-Jossa

Fulda-Jossa airport
Fulda-Jossa Airport (Hesse)
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Characteristics
ICAO-Code EDGF
Coordinates

° 28 50 '33 " N , 9 ° 26' 22" O Koordinaten: 50 ° 28 '33 " N , 9 ° 26' 22" O

Height above MSL 475 m (1558 ft)
Transport links
Distance from the city center 20 km west of Fulda
Basisdaten
opening 1972
operator Motorflug Fulda e. V.
Start-and runway
08/26 588 m × 30 m Gras



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The Fulda-Jossa airfield is a special airfield in East Hesse . It lies roughly halfway between the cities of Fulda in the east, Lauterbach in the north, Gedern in the west and Steinau an der Straße in the south. The place is operated by the Verein Motorflug Fulda e. V.

story

In the early 1970s, the Frankfurt merchant Erich Stroh was looking for a way to fly from Egelsbach to his weekend house in Vogelsberg with his Morane . For this he bought the area of ​​today's airfield and obtained a corresponding permit from the Hessian Ministry of Economics and Technology , which was granted on November 27, 1972 and initially only applied to Stroh's own aircraft. After the approval was extended, the Frankfurt Aviation Association operated a flight school for training PPL-A pilots as a subtenant there from 1974 to 1976 . In 1975 a log cabin was used as a flight preparation roombuilt. In 1977 a gas station and a tower followed . On March 2, 1978, the Motorflug Fulda e. V. signed a long-term lease with straw and has been operating the airfield ever since. Since 1984 the airfield has also been approved for model flying and parachuting .

Furnishing

The airfield has a petrol station at which the AVGAS 100LL can be refueled, a hangar and a tower as well as parking areas for aircraft.

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