Victoria West Airport

FAVW · Northern Cape, South Africa

About Victoria West Airport

ICAO FAVW
FIR Capetown FIR
Region Northern Cape
Country South Africa
Runways 14/32
Type Small airport
Coordinates (ARP) -31.3994, 23.1564   312358S 0230923E
Coordinates (Center) -31.40294, 23.15546   312411S 0230920E
Variation 25.3° W (2024)
Timezone Johannesburg (+2 h)
Local time Jun 23, 2024 16:21

Victoria West Airport

Victoria West Airport is a small airport in Northern Cape, South Africa. The airport is located at latitude -31.40294 and longitude 23.15546. The airport has 3 runways: 8/26, 18/36 and 14/32. The ICAO airport code of this field is FAVW. Nearby other airfields are Verborgenfontei Airport, Richmond Airport, Vosburg Airport, Britstown Airport and Carnarvon Airport.

Victoria West Airport does not publish a METAR, the nearest weather station is George Airport, which is 298 km away. The flight information region (FIR) is Capetown.

Victoria West Airport is in the timezone of Africa/Johannesburg. Difference with UTC is +2 h. Today the sun rises at 07:26 and sets at 17:32. This applies to Victoria West Airport, 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
8 058° 083° -31.3992 23.1572 1,013 m
26 238° 263° -31.4039 23.1481
18 156° 181° -31.4086 23.1611 1,323 m
36 336° 001° -31.3977 23.1556
14 112° 137° -31.4071 23.1636 1,697 m
32 292° 317° -31.4011 23.1471

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
Verborgenfontei Airport FAVF 67 km 067°
Richmond Airport FARM 78 km 091°
Vosburg Airport ZA-0149 94 km 344°
Britstown Airport ZA-0093 95 km 020°
Carnarvon Airport FACN 108 km 294°
Beaufort West Airport FABW 111 km 204°
De Aar Military Airport FADY 112 km 040°
De Aar Airport FADA 114 km 046°
Beaufort West FABY 118 km 207°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Victoria West VWV VOR 4.5 km 278°
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