The Chalet beyond Smolnik has earned the rank of the highest airman's lodge in Poland, at whose walls pilots can anchor their flying vehicles overnight.

  ::: Operating and technical data

 

Feature

            Value

1.1.

The reference point

 

            the middle of the airstrip

1.2.

Geographic coordinates of the reference point:

a)      latitude

b)      longitude

 

             

            49°16’56’’N

            22°07’13’’E

1.3.

Location relative to localities:

a)      Smolnik-centrum (the church)

b)      Komańcza

c)      Cisna

d)      Airstrip Bezmiechowa

e)      Sanok

 

From reference point:

            2.1 km, 167°(SSE)

            6.9 km, 329°(NNW)

            17 km, 115°(SEE)

            31 km, 41° (NE)

            32 km, 5° (N)

1.4.

Elevation AMSL (in metres):

a)      NW end of the airstrip 

b)      reference point

c)      SE end of the airstrip

 

 

            582 

            600

            615

1.5.

Usage of the airfield:

a)      type of flights,

b)      type of aircraft,

 

training, sport, scenic,

light piston aircraft (up to 5700 kg), gliders, hang-gliders.

 

::: characteristics of the airfield

 

Feature

            Value

2.1.

Airfield dimensions:

a)      length

b)      width

 

           

            500 m

            20 m

2.2.

Border markings:

White corner and threshold signs, placed in the border of the grass surface of the airfield.

 

2.3.

Markings of the touchdown area:

 

None, touch down at 40-50 knts in the area of the windsock, at 1/2 length of the airfield

 

2.4.

Runway heading:

a)      start

b)      aproach

 

 

            310° (downhill)

            130° (uphill)

 

2.5.

Surface:

 

grass

 

2.6.

Type and location of devices:

a)      windsock

 

 

1/2 of the airfield legth, north side of the airfield

 

2.7.

Characteristics of the foreground

Obstacles:

a)      bush, 10 m above reference point

 

b)      hill Jasieniowa (735m AMSL), 135 m above reference point

Navigation reference objects:

c)      the valley of the river Osława, 100 m below reference point

 

 

 

 

300 m and at hdg 330° from reference point

2800 m and at hdg 325° from reference point,

 

> 400 m and at hdg 270°‑360°from reference point

 

::: flight operation procedures

 

Feature

            Value

3.1.

VFR flight at daylight, in weather conditions not worse then

            3.1.1. Cloud base

            3.1.2. Visibility

            3.1.3. Wind speed

 

 

800 m

3 km

10 m/s

 

3.2.

Flight level 

above 800 m AMSL

 

3.3.

Traffic pattern

left on approach, left on takeoff (touchdown uphill, takeoff downhill )

 

3.4.

Flight approach routes:

            3.4.1.North approach,

 

 

  

            3.4.2.South approach,

 

 

From Rzepedź proceed along the river Osława untill airfield visibility is reached. Join airfield traffic at base leg, short final.

From the centre of Smolnik proceed along the right bank of Osława, join airfield traffic at crosswind.

 

::: specific situations

 

Topic

Description

4.1.

Emergency landing fields:

4.1.1.Smolnik, numerous and vast grass meadow and pasture areas including sites with surface suitable for landing

4.1.2.Turzańsk, vast grass meadow area including sites with surface suitable for landing

 

           

1–5 km, vector 140-250° from reference point

 

 

9–10 km, vector 10-20°from reference point

 

4.2.

Instructions on resuming visual navigation :

a)      The valley of The Osława river: major valley several dozen kilometres long, running mainly S-N, with village Rzepedź in its mid-part with several meter high steel chimney of a wood processing plant and numerous three-storey blocks of flats.

b)      The railway Zagórz – Łupków: operational railway running 0-4 km west of the Osława river in all its length.

 

 

From Rzepedź proceed according to the north approach procedure.

 

 

 

 

At section Zagórz-Rzepedź the railway runs immediately by the Osława river. After resuming visual navigation south of Rzepedź proceed at no more than 4 km east of the railway resuming and maintaining visual navigation over the valley of the Osława river.

 

4.3.

Alternate airfields and aerodromes:

a)      Bezmiechowa

b)      Iwonicz

c)      Krosno

 

From reference point:

31 km, 41° (NE)

48 km, 335° (NW)

53 km, 330° (NW)

 

4.4.

Local restrictions:

a)      Frontier zone. Check AIP for current air traffic restrictions.

b)      Bieszczady National Park. Flights below 3400 AMSL prohibited

 

 

 

 

22-30 km from reference point, 95°-130°

 

::: radio aids

Frequency:  123.45 

Call sign:     Smolnik Traffic

::: radio navigation aids

None

::: medical emergency

Ambulance service Sanok or Cisna, call 997 or 112.

::: police

Komańcza, call 13 467 70 07, or 112.

 

::: fire service

Komańcza, call 998

 

Fire protection of the airfield area: 6 kg dry powder fire extinguishers inside main airfield service building.

::: communication with air traffic controls

Service

Phone #

Radio frequency

AMC Polska

22 574 57 33 to 35

None

Kraków Info

 

118.10

Rzeszów Tower

 

126.80

::: communication with meteo service

             Kraków forecasts, phone # 12 425 19 95

::: administrative info

 

 

Body

Contact

12.1.

Owner of the area

Radosław Szczeciński

phone #: 502 202 033

12.2.

Municipality

Urząd Gminy Komańcza

w Komańczy

tel.(0-13) 467 70 18

12.3.

Airfield operator

Warsaw Aeroclub

Warszawa Księżycowa 3

phone #: 22 834 61 79

aircraft section, training department

12.4.

Permanent staff – the host of the service building and ground service of the airfield

 

Current host

Smolnik 49, 38-543 Komańcza

phone #: 509 463 990

 

 

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