airport - ESTL
Ljungbyhed airport is one of the oldest airports in the world, still in
use. The first flight took place here in 1910. The first flight school was founded by the legendary Enoch Thulin, a pilot and aircraft
Swedish Air force started their flight training at Ljungbyhed in 1926
and trained pilots at Ljungbyhed until 1997, when the military school
was moved to the nearby Ängelholm F10 Wing.
In the late 80's, when especially TFHS was peaking, Ljungbyhed was Sweden's
busiest airport. The all time high , more than 1400 take offs and
landings during one day, is still valid!
airport is well adopted for flight training with its 4 parallel runways,
an effective system with taxiways and equipment for instrument
approaches. Within the former air force base area there are many available
hangars and aprons.
the airport there is also a maintenance
shop, SAAB NYGE
Aero and an aircraft