Flew to Ostend from Biggin in April 2011. Routing Biggin-DVR-KOKSY-EBOS. This is quite a straightforward flight, but you will be over water for about 40 mins, so more than L2K for example. Manston radar are brilliant and we were ha nded over straight to Ostend approach - who are also brilliant. Ostend is comparable to one of our bigger regional airports, like Southampton or Bristol, for example - but without the traffic! The place seemed deserted, with a few old DC8's and 707's parked up. Turns out this is more an airfreight hub than passenger. Anyway, very pleasant experience - took the bus into town etc. Landing fee very reasonable and all the airport staff majorly friendly and personable - couldn't get over the yellow FOLLOW ME van appearing in front of me after I touched down - get me, Mr Airline Pilot!! Can't wait to go back.
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