FORT KENT, ALBERTA

Description

Name: Fort Kent

Location: 3h north of Edmonton, 25Km west of Cold Lake. N54 28 39 W 110 16 07

Usage: H, P, T .

Season: april to october.

Requirements: All ratings, call Cold Lake TWR before flight or have two way radio if you planning to flight in controll air space.

Records: XC 160Km in paraglider (AB. record in 97), altitude gain 7000 feet.

Affiliation: AHPA

Radio info: must have 2-way radio type (2M/ham/aircraft, AM/FM) to fly in the air space within 10nm from CFB Cold Lake.

Freq. 126.2, 123.4

Launching

Launches: open field

Winds: all directions

Driving directions: very good

Road conditions: very good for 2WD.

Parking: no problem

Facilities: none on site

Setup area: no max.

Hazards: All open fields

Flying

Type of flying: XC routes

Restrictions: If flight on the east side need to contact Cold Lake TWR before.

Hazards: none

Landing

Landing zones: All open field from april to june. July and august the farmer uses some fields.

Driving directions: same as the site.

Road conditions: All vehicles (2WD/4WD)

Parking: no max.

Facilities:

Hazards:

Restrictions: just one field, with a blue fence; don't use that field.

General

Summary: [optional overall description of site]

Land ownership: launch is in private,LZ is private

Other use:

Emergency: Bonnyville hospital or Cold Lake hospital.

Maintenance:

Contacts: Robert Gagne

3814 54 av.Cold Lake AB.

403-594-4898

gagnerobert@jetnet.ab.ca

or Guy Leblanc at 403-594-7282.

Last updated 03-MAY-98 by ROBERT GAGNE