Gesten

EKGE · South Denmark, Denmark

About Gesten

ICAO EKGE
FIR Kobenhavn FIR
Region South Denmark
Country Denmark
Runways 9/27
Type Gliderfield
Coordinates (ARP) 55.55083, 9.18472   553303N 0091105E
Coordinates (Center) 55.55202, 9.18593   553307N 0091109E
Variation 3.9° E (2024)
Timezone Copenhagen (+2 h)
Local time Jul 16, 2024 08:09

Gesten

Gesten is a gliderfield in South Denmark, Denmark. The airport is located at latitude 55.55202 and longitude 9.18593. The airport has one runway: 9/27. The ICAO airport code of this field is EKGE. Nearby other airfields are Holsted Private Airfield, Kolding Vamdrup Airfield, Jerlevgard, Billund Airport and Ribehoj.

Gesten does not publish a METAR, the nearest weather station is Kolding Vamdrup Airfield, which is 16 km away. The flight information region (FIR) is Kobenhavn.

Gesten is in the timezone of Europe/Copenhagen. Difference with UTC is +2 h. Today the sun rises at 05:03 and sets at 21:55. This applies to Gesten, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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References

Do not use for flight planning
The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Runways

ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Latitude Longitude Approx. length
9 097° 093° 55.5514 9.1943 1,057 m
27 277° 273° 55.5526 9.1776

Do not use for flight planning.
True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Runway lengths are calculated as the distance between the coordinates of the runway ends. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Holsted Private Airfield DK-0030 16 km 274°
Kolding Vamdrup Airfield EKVD 16 km 144°
Holsted Helipad EKHL 18 km 250°
Jerlevgard DK-0062 21 km 054°
Billund Airport EKBI 21 km 355°
Ribehoj DK-0070 22 km 232°
Bramming Airstrip DK-0049 25 km 265°
Bolhede EKBH 28 km 288°
Filskov Airfield DK-0018 30 km 343°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Billund LO NDB 22 km 015°
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