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Encyclopedia > Banak Air Station
Banak Air Station
IATA: LKL - ICAO: ENNA
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Royal Norwegian Air Force
Serves Lakselv
Elevation AMSL 25 ft (8 m)
Coordinates 70°04′00″N, 24°58′26″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 9,134 2,784 Asphalt, some concrete

Banak Air Station (Norwegian: Banak Flystasjon) (IATA: LKLICAO: ENNA) is located in Porsanger in Finnmark, Norway. It is operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force who have two Westland Sea King helicopters used for search and rescue. Also located at the air station is the civil airport Lakselv Airport, Banak. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Ranks Norwegian military ranks The Royal Norwegian Air Force (or RNoAF) is the youngest branch of the Norwegian armed forces. ... The town of Lakselv is the largest settlement and administrative centre of the municipality Porsanger in the county of Finnmark in Norway. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C. Aerial picture of a runway of Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2020 Administrative centre Lakselv Mayor (2004) Bjørn KÃ¥re Søderholm (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 3 4,874 km² 4,643 km² 1. ... County NO-20 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Vadsø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 1 48,618 km² 15. ... Ranks Norwegian military ranks The Royal Norwegian Air Force (or RNoAF) is the youngest branch of the Norwegian armed forces. ... The Sea King helicopter is the only helicopter used by the Norwegian rescue service The Westland Sea King is a license-built version of the Sikorsky helicopter of the same name, built by Westland Helicopters. ... Search and Rescue (acronym SAR) is an operation mounted by emergency services, often well-trained volunteers, to find someone believed to be in distress, lost, sick or injured either in a remote or difficult to access area, such as mountains, desert or forest (Wilderness search and rescue), or at sea... Lakselv Airport, Banak is owned and operated by Avinor. ...


The Sea King helicopters are part of the 330 Sqadron located at Sola Air Station and have at any given time one helicopter on stand by. The air station is administrativly under Bodø Main Air Station. The air station is the most northern operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force. A total of about 50 people work at Banak. Sola Air Station is the militarized area of Stavanger Airport, Sola, Norway. ... The Bodø Main Air Station, situated near Bodø, Norway, is the biggest air station in Norway operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force. ...


History

The first use of Banak as an airport was in 1938, when the military constructed a small gravel field diagonally on today's runway, about 11/29. The original runway is still partially visible the day today in areas with little vegetation. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


During World War II the German invasion forces expanded the airport, with hangars, workshops, hospitals in addition to defence posisions. The buildings and installations were destroyed during the German retreat in 1944. This article is becoming very long. ...


After the war the airport was taken over by the Air Force, but the runways wooden surface was kannabalised because of material shortage during the reconstructing. From 1951 the runway was unusable, and the activities were temporarily ceased. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ...


Lakselv Air Station opened again in 1963 along with the other two primary airports in Finnmark, Alta Airport and Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen. The airport was finances through NATO and in addition to a military air stationwas host to a civilan airport. The air station has since been expanded multiple times to meet military and civilian requirements. Alta Airport (IATA: ALF, ICAO: ENAT) is the airport of Alta, Norway. ... Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (IATA: KKN, ICAO: ENKR) (Norwegian: Kirkenes lufthavn, Høybuktmoen) is the airport serving Kirkenes in eastern Finnmark, Norway. ... NATO 2002 Summit in Prague The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation[1] (NATO), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, the Atlantic Alliance or the Western Alliance, is an international organisation for collective security established in 1949, in support of the North Atlantic Treaty signed in Washington, DC, on 4 April 1949. ...


West of the air station was the fortification Banak Fort. In 1958 Norway started a self imposed no fly zone west of 24 degrees east, just west of Banak. Between 1988 and 1995 the air force station at Kautokeino was administratively under Banak.


Eksternal links

Royal Norwegian Air Force page on Banak Air Station (in Norwegian)

Airports of Norway
Primary Airports Alta | Bardufoss | Bergen | Bodø | Harstad/Narvik | Haugesund | Kirkenes | Kristiansand | Kristiansund | Lakselv | Molde | Oslo | Stavanger | Tromsø | Trondheim | Ålesund
Regional Airports Andenes | Brønnøysund | Båtsfjord | Berlevåg | Fagernes | Florø | Førde | Hammerfest | Hasvik | Honningsvåg | Leknes | Mehamn | Mo i Rana | Mosjøen | Namsos | Narvik | Røros | Rørvik | Røst | Sandane | Sandnessjøen | Sogndal | Stokmarknes | Svolvær | Sørkjosen | Vadsø | Vardø | Værøy | Ørsta/Volda
Overseas Territories Jan Mayen | Longyearbyen | Ny-Ålesund | Svea
Private Notodden | Sandefjord | Skien | Stord
Air Force Stations Andøya | Banak | Bardufoss | Bodø | Gardermoen | Rygge | Sola | Ørland
Closed Geilo | Oslo-Fornebu
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List of airports in Norway, grouped by county and sorted by location. ... Alta Airport (IATA: ALF, ICAO: ENAT) is the airport of Alta, Norway. ... Bardufoss Airport (IATA: BDU, ICAO: ENDU) (Norwegian: Bardufoss lufthavn) is situated in the municipality of MÃ¥lselv in Troms, far north in Norway. ... Bergen Airport, Flesland is the airport in Bergen, Norway, located 19 km south of downtown. ... Bodø Airport (IATA: BOO, ICAO: ENBO) is a main civilian airport in Bodø, Norway. ... Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes (IATA: EVE, ICAO: ENEV) is located in Evenes municipality in Nordland, Northern Norway. ... Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (IATA: HAU, ICAO: ENHD) is the airport serving the city of Haugesund in Norway. ... Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (IATA: KKN, ICAO: ENKR) (Norwegian: Kirkenes lufthavn, Høybuktmoen) is the airport serving Kirkenes in eastern Finnmark, Norway. ... Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik is situated northeast of the city. ... Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget (IATA: KSU, ICAO: ENKB) (Norwegian: Kristiansund lufthavn, Kvernberget) is a medium size international airport located next to the small mountain Kvernberget 10 km from town center of Kristiansund in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway, opened in 1970 and caters to the countys northern district, Nordm... Lakselv Airport, Banak is owned and operated by Avinor. ... Molde Airport, Ã…rø located at 62°44′ N 07°15′ E was inaugurated in 1972, having been financed by the municipality of Molde, Norway following the construction of government-paid airports at Vigra near Ã…lesund and Kvernberget near Kristiansund. ... Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (IATA: OSL, ICAO: ENGM) is located in Gardermoen in Ullensaker, Norway, 48 km north of Oslo. ... Stavanger Airport, Sola (IATA: SVG, ICAO: ENZV) is located in the municipality of Sola, Norway, near Stavanger. ... Tromsø Airport, Langnes (IATA: TOS, ICAO: ENTC) is situated in Tromsø, on the western side of Tromsøya (island), only a few km from the city center on the eastern side of the island. ... Trondheim Airport, Værnes is located in Stjørdal, Nord-Trøndelag. ... Ã…lesund Airport, Vigra (IATA: AES, ICAO: ENAL) is an airport which serves the Norwegian city of Ã…lesund. ... Andøya Airport, Andenes (IATA: ANX, ICAO: ENAN) is the airport in Andenes, Norway, municipality of Andøy. ... Brønnøysund Airport, Brønnøy (IATA: BNN, ICAO: ENBN) is the airport serving the town of Brønnøysund in the Brønnøy municipality in Nordland, Norway. ... BÃ¥tsfjord Airport (IATA: BJF, ICAO: ENBS) (Norwegian: BÃ¥tsfjord lufthavn) is a small regional airport serving BÃ¥tsfjord in Finnmark, Norway. ... Fagernes Airport, Leirin in Norway serves Fagernes and the surrounding Valdres, Hallingdal and Gudbrandsdal valleys. ... Lies 400 metres above sea level at BringelandsÃ¥sen in Gaular municipality. ... Hammerfest Airport (IATA: HFT, ICAO: ENHF) (Norwegian: Hammerfest lufthavn) is a small airport serving the town of Hammerfest in Finnmark, Norway. ... HonningsvÃ¥g Airport, Valan (IATA: HVG, ICAO: ENHV) (Norwegian: HonningsvÃ¥g lufthavn, Valan) is a small regional airport in the Nordkapp municipality in Finnmark, Norway. ... Narvik Airport, Framnes (IATA: NVK, ICAO: ENNK) (Norwegian: Narvik lufthavn, Framnes is a regional airport serving the city of Narvik in Nordland, Norway. ... Røros Airport (IATA: RRS, ICAO: ENRO) is a small airport serving the town of Røros in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. ... Sandane Airport, Anda (IATA: SDN, ICAO: ENSD) (Norwegian: Sandane lufthanv, Anda) is an airport in the Gloppen municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, opened in 1975. ... Sogndal Airport, HaukÃ¥sen (IATA: SOG, ICAO: ENSG) Opened in 1971, it is owned and operated by Avinor. ... Stokmarknes Airport, Skagen (IATA: SKN, ICAO: ENSK) is an airport in Hadsel municipality in Norway, near the town of Stokmarknes. ... Sørkjosen Airport is an airport in Sørkjosen, Nordreisa, Troms in Norway. ... Vadsø Airport (IATA: VDS, ICAO: ENVD) is a small regional airport, opened in 1974, which serves the municipality of Vadsø in Finnmark. ... Væry Heliport (IATA: VRY, ICAO: ENVR) is a heliport on the island of Værøy in Nordland county in Norway. ... Svalbard Airport (IATA: LYR, ICAO: ENSB) is an airport in Svalbard. ... Ny-Ã…lesund Airport, Hamnerabben (ICAO: ENAS) (Norwegian: Ny-Ã…lesund Lufthavn, Hamnerabben) is an airport serving the former mining community of Ny-Ã…lesund in the territory of Svalbard. ... Sandefjord Airport Torp is located at Torp near Sandefjord. ... Skien Airport, Geiteryggen (Skien lufthavn, Geiteryggen) (IATA: SKE, ICAO: ENSN) is an airport located 2. ... Stord Airport, Sørstokken (IATA: SRP, ICAO: ENSO) is the airport serving the Sunnhordland district in Norway. ... Andøya Air Station is situated in the north of Norway, near Bardufoss Air Station. ... -1... The Bodø Main Air Station, situated near Bodø, Norway, is the biggest air station in Norway operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force. ... Gardermoen Air Station is the militarized part of Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (Norways main airport) situated just north of Oslo, the capital of Norway. ... Sola Air Station is the militarized area of Stavanger Airport, Sola, Norway. ... Ørland Main Air Station is situated at the mouth of the Trondheimsfjord in the municipality of Ørland, in the center of Norway. ... Oslo Airport, Fornebu (IATA: FBU, ICAO: ENFB) was the major airport serving Oslo, Norway before its closure. ...

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