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Helicopter landing zone & information - KWG Auction



General information:


Please broadcast your position on the general frequency 124.80 mhz and maintain your own separation from other traffic.  

Where safe and possible maintain 500ft agl until final approach to minimise disturbance to wildlife.

Gps coordinates - Helicopter landing site - S28' 24.007  /  E024' 29.939 (Degrees, Minutes, Seconds)

The orange windsock at the helicopter area should be highly visible from a distance.

The helicopter landing site is situated adjacent to the Kriek Helicopters hanger and the landing areas will be marked with circles or crosses.  If all the marked areas are taken, please land in a safe unmarked open area in or near the helicopter landing area.

Do not land in the vehicle parking area which is East of the helicopter area.

We ask that you maintain a safe distance when landing next to other helicopters and please stay well clear of the bomas and auction facility.

The helicopter landing area is within easy walking distance from the auction venue +/- 100 -150 metres.

Fire brigade - Not available

Ambulance & first aid service available.

Transfers will be available to and from Kimberley on 21 & 22 April 2017.



Hazards:


The surface of the landing area may be rough or uneven in certain areas but it's solid.

There are three lightning conductors to the North of the landing site of +/- 60ft agl.

Powerline +/- 500m North - North East of the landing site.

Bomas - Please stay well clear of the bomas during take-off and landing - No overflights of the bomas.



Refuelling points in the area & enroute (Avgas & Jet-A1)


Kimberley - Avgas & Jet-A1 - Engen aviation - Tel:  082 808 1697

Kuruman - Avgas only - Willie (Kuruman flying club) - Tel: 082 551 6622

Vryburg - Avgas only - Francois Scheepers - Tel: 083 458 7279

Gariep dam - Avgas & Jet A-1 - 082 653 1889 - Jaco Jacobs

Klerksdorp - Avgas & Jet A-1 - Air BP - 082 855 5550 / 072 910 7251

Upington - Avgas & Jet A-1 - Engen aviation - Tel: 082 806 6405 - Theo Botha

Beaufort-West - Avgas & Jet A-1 - Johan or Ryno - Tel:  082 899 4114 / 023 414 3444

Bloemfontein - Avgas & Jet A-1 - Engen aviation - Tel:  082 806 6406 / 051 503 7060 - Colin Briant