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Description

Gumbold Regional Airport (ICAO: SLGM) is a public civil aviation airport located on the western coast of south Satori. Gumbold Regional is not quite the southernmost airfield currently in Satori (Bagheera has that honour and lies a few kilometres south), but it is the southernmost built at ground level. It is a perfect base for exploring southern Satori. Gumbold Regional is a GTFO hub.

A comfortable small terminal building offers seating and onward tp links to local hotspots. Downstairs the Avi8tor Cafe offers seating and access to the beach, and vendors for DSA, Shana Carpool , Flywalker Aviation Outfitters , Java Designs, and F-Guard.

Adjacent to the terminal building the tower offers pilots facilities and seating on the first floor, and unparalleled views of the surrounding area. West and south of the new tower and the helipads there is a small beach which is most easily accessed through the lower level of the terminal building.

Runways and Facilities

Two paved runways are available, and two helipads. A further helipad is provided adjacent to the hangars for GTFO operations. Both runways are lit from dusk till dawn. At the northern edge of the airport hangars are available for rent. Parking (autoreturn 30 minutes) and fuel (DSA, Dani, SA KellyFuel) are available adjacent to the southern edge of 09-27 and on the freight apron. Further parking is available outside the terminal building and control tower, and beside the hangars on the north side of the field. Aircraft engaged in GTFO operations should park and load or unload in front of the hangars on the north side. All runways used for approach are equipped with VASI's.

NOTAMS

20/11/2017 0000 SLT

Aircraft arriving and departing SLGM should be aware that a number of parcels on the seaward side have security orbs and ban lines in use. Aircraft departing Rwy 27 should turn north or south as soon as is practicable. Aircraft departing Rwy 18 should fly straight ahead until above 100m before setting course.

01/06/2018 0000 SLT

Aircraft arriving and departing SLGM should be aware that a parcel at Morzeny, one sim north west of Gumbold, has erected ban lines that could impact aircraft approaching Gumbold rwy 09, or departing on rwy 27 and turning north. Pilots are reminded to maintain a safe height until established on final approach for Rwy 09. The Rwy 36 approach/ Rwy18 departure remains unobstructed at present, and allows a climb to a safe height before setting course.

Arrival and Departure

Arrivals

Runway 09 24hr LDA 124m, elevation 28m.

Runway 36 LDA 100m, elevation 28m.

Runway 27 may be used for arrival in exceptional circumstances if traffic conditions allow. Note that the approach is steeper than normal due to high ground and buildings to the east of the field. Aircraft landing on 27 should exit initially to the hangar area before proceeding to parking.

Departures

Runway 27

Runway 18

Runway 36 is obstructed immediately north of the field. It may be used for departure in daylight hours by aircraft capable of rapidly climbing to above 100 meters. Aircraft that cannot achieve rapid climb should use Runway 18 for departure.

Airlines

Currently, there are no scheduled services operating to or from Gumbold Regional Airport, however charter flights may be available on request. Please contact airlines for more information.

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