Stavanger Sola Airport

Stavanger lufthavn, Sola; Sola flystasjon

Historical approach and aerodrome charts

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN585251 E0053753 (WGS84) Google Maps
Location indicatorENZV
Map with location of Stavanger Airport, Norway

In the 1950s

NDB approach chart Stavanger Sola Airport, 1953
NDB approach (October 1953) - To the north of Sola is a seaplane base, and to the northeast is the later decommissioned Stavanger Forus airfield. To the north of the city, another anchor symbol indicates another seaplane base in the Byfjorden Sound. (Source: US DoD)
Map Stavanger Sola Airport, Norway 1953
Airport map (October 1953) - There are four runways - 007/187: length 2550 m, width 75 m (8366 feet x 246 feet), 042/222: length 2000 m, width 40 m (6562 feet x 131 feet), 114/294: length 2420 m, width 120 m (7940 feet x 394 feet), 142/322: length 1800 m, width 40 m (5905 feet x 131 feet). On the east side of the airfield is the rotating beacon which flashes with the Morse code "ZV". In the north is the seaplane base. (Source: US DoD)

In the 1960s

NDB-ILS approach chart runway 18 Stavanger Sola Airport, Norway 1966
NDB-ILS approach runway 18 (May 1966) - The runways are unchanged from 1953. (Source: US DoD)

In the 1970s

Satellite image Stavanger, Norway, 1976
US satellite image from 17 August 1976 - On the left is Stavanger Sola Airport, on the right is the now defunct Stavanger Forus airfield. Both are connected by a taxiway. (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Aerial / satellite image Stavanger Sola Airport 1976
Enlargement: Stavanger Sola Airport (Source: U.S. Geological Survey)

Index to the objects shown on the maps

Radio beacons with identifier / Radiofyret:

  • Sola NDB "ZO", "ZV", ILS Localizer "ZV", Outer Marker, Middle Marker, Inner Marker

Air traffic control / Communications / Flygekontrolltjeneste:

  • Sola Approach Control, Sola Tower


  • Gandsfjorden
  • Høgsfjord
  • Klepp
  • North Sea
  • Sandnes, Solavika, Stavanger

Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defense (US DoD)


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