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The video shows ILS approach, and touch and go of a heavy business jet Challenger 605 on runway 26 of Kaunas International Airport (IATA: KUN, ICAO: EYKA). It is a second-busiest civil airport in Lithuania after Vilnius Airport and the fourth-busiest in the Baltic states and located in the central part of the country, 14 km northeast of the Kaunas city centre and 100 km west from the capital Vilnius. It started operations in 1988 when airport activities were moved from the historic S. Darius and S. Girėnas Airport, located in the central part of Kaunas city. In 1991, after Lithuania's independence, it gained the status of an international airport and in 1996 it became a member of Airports Council International and began to take part in the activities of the "Lithuanian Airports" association.
Kaunas Airport was used by YAK-40, and YAK-42 of the local Aeroflot branch since 1988. The flight range was moderate and there were some scheduled flights from Kaunas to Kiev, Kharkiv, Moscow, Odessa, Simferopol, and Shiauliai. Regional airline Air Lithuania based in Kaunas operated scheduled and charter flights from Kaunas to Budapest, Billund, Hamburg, Malmö, and Oslo from 1993 till 2004. Later Ryanair, Air Baltic, Wizzair and LOT Polish Airlines also started operating flights to Kaunas.
The runway of Kaunas Airport is 3250m long and 45m wide, and is categorized with a 4E ICAO reference code. This enables to handle aircraft with up to 45m wing span and 14m main gear wheel span. The runway is also equipped with CAT II ILS equipment which allows Kaunas Airport to receive aircraft with minimum visibility meteorological conditions. A new taxiway to improve the runway system was built in 2009. Further taxiway improvement works started in June 2013, expanding the southern part of the airport to construct a new 190m-long and 23.2m-broad runway by the end of 2014.
IFR approach for RW26 on video carried out by day in the real IFR and foggy weather conditions.
The video was filmed by GoPro 4.
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→ Date: 3 months ago (03.08.2018 18:39)
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Спасибо! ~Anonymous~, 3 months ago, #
Здорово, как всегда! Bekir, 3 months ago, #
Спасибо. Рад, что понравилось! isc, 3 months ago, #
Туманно... ZorgsteinKilloo, 3 months ago, #
Неожиданно даже. По прогнозу ожидали визуальные заходы . Спасибо за комментарий и оценку! isc, 3 months ago, #

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