Information of RAF Kinloss

Kinloss, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Latest photos of RAF Kinloss
  • RAF Kinloss - A sign at the RAF base at Kinloss. The base was closed as an active airfield in 2012, demoted to emergency diversion status, gaining a Regiment of Royal Engineers in the process who promptly renamed it Kinloss Barracks. - by Clive Pattle by Clive Pattle
  • RAF Kinloss - Scanned from print. A line-up of Nimrod MR.2's of KMW RAF Kinloss pictured at nearby RAF Lossiemouth EGQS whilst temp detached due to runway repairs at the former - by Clive Pattle by Clive Pattle
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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:EGQK
Airport IATA Code:FSS
Longitude/Latitude:W 003° 33' 38.29"/N 57° 38' 57.79"
Elevation:22 ft / 6.71 m
Location:Kinloss, Scotland, United Kingdom
Magnetic Variation:W 4°31.5' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC 0(+1DT)

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Approach Control LOSSIE APP123.3 M234.875 M362.3 M
Departure Control LOSSIE DEP119.35 M123.3 M308.85 M
Ground Control GND389.4 M
Operations OPS278.975 M
Tower TWR122.1 M235.025 M257.8 M

Communication Remarks

  • Ground Control - (GND info and start-up clnc only.)

Runway Information

Runway 08/26

Dimension:7605 x 151 ft / 2318.0 x 46.0 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 08 Runway 26
Longitude:-3.578892 / W 003° 34' 44.01"-3.542286 / W 003° 32' 32.23"
Latitude:57.645936 / N 57° 38' 45.37"57.652878 / N 57° 39' 10.36"
End Elevation:11.0 ft22.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:17.021.0
Lighting System 1:High Intensity Runway LightsHigh Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 2:Centerline 2 CrossbarsNATO standard
Lighting System 3:PAPI - Precision Approach Path IndicatorPAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator


Caution - Bird haz.
Fluid - LHOX, LOX, De-Ice (1 Oct - 30 Apr, OT l hr PN).
Fuel - 100LL, A1+
JASU - 1(A4) 1(C1) 1(C5) 1(C6) 1(E4) 1(E7) 1(E12)
Lighting - ABn, red coded KS.
Oil - O-128-147-149-156
Operating Hours - Opr HO. PPR 24hr.
Restricted - PPR.

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