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After an original idea by Paul Freeman.
First published 7 Nov 2010. This collection of airfields is © 2010 - 2017 RonaldV
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Froidchapelle

20-12-2010

06-09-2017

482

50°10'36"N 004°21'12"E

Runway: 05/23 - 640x60meters - Grass

Froidchapelle Airfield (French: Aérodrome de Froidchapelle, EB0001 - old ICAO; EBEH) was a small airfield on the banks of the Eau d'Heure Lakes near Froidchapelle in the province of Namur in Belgium.
The airfield was founded in 1960. Most of the airfields functions were taken over by Cerfontaine in 2008-2009 as Froidchapelle was deemed to be too close to the Eau d'Heure Lakes.
The only aviation related activity remaining at the field today is parajumping.

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Froidchapelle Airfield in 2007 (Google Maps)

On 28 July 2017, the airfield reopened as a seaplane/floatplane base. Several months earlier, on 17 March 2017, the first aircraft (G-VWET) had already been ferried to its new home from Cannes. The first official water landing took place on 23 April. The seaplane base is run by the Belgian Seaplane Aeroclub
The airfield opened by NOTAM:
NOTAM, Ref: B3451/17, From: 28 JUL 17 12:48 Till: PERM Text: EBEH, NEW WATER AIRPORT ESTABLISHED. FREQUENCY ‘PLATE TAILLE RADIO’ 130.125 MHZ. PPR, CONTACT BELGIAN SEAPLANE ASSOCIATION BY PHONE ON 003226699321 FOR DETAILS. WILL BE AMENDED IN AIP ACCORDINGLY

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Belgian Seaplane Aeroclub



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