278,259 Pages

AFB Langebaanweg
Air Force Base Langebaanweg
IATA: SDB – ICAO: FALW
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator South African Air Force
Location Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa
Elevation AMSL 108 ft / 33 m
Coordinates 32°58′08″S 18°09′55″E / 32.96889°S 18.16528°E / -32.96889; 18.16528Coordinates: 32°58′08″S 18°09′55″E / 32.96889°S 18.16528°E / -32.96889; 18.16528
Website www.af.mil.za
Map
FALW is located in Western Cape
FALW
Location in the Western Cape
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02R/20L 7,689 2,344 Asphalt
02L/20R 7,680 2,341 Asphalt
07/25 4,935 1,504 Asphalt
16/34 6,533 1,991 Asphalt

AFB Langebaanweg (IATA: SDB, ICAO: FALW)[1] is an airbase of the South African Air Force (SAAF). The base motto is Tenax Propisiti Vinco – Through Tenacity Comes Success.

Units Hosted[edit | edit source]

  • Central Flying School SAAF - Pilot and Instructor Training
  • 2 Air Servicing Unit - Technical Support
  • 526 Squadron - Protection Squadron

Current Aircraft[edit | edit source]

The current Silver Falcons paint scheme.
Silver Falcons performing in the Pilatus PC-7

The Central Flying School operates 60 Pilatus PC-7s from AFB Langebaanweg.

The SAAF's Silver Falcons display team is based at AFB Langbaanweg.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Airport information for FALW at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.


This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.