Challenging Airports - Svolvaer, Norway (ENSH)

The runway aligns with a fjord (Austnesfjorden) that extends to the north with peaks to above 3,700ft.

 How To Fly To Svolvaer

Flights to Svolvaer can be conducted using any X-Plane or FSX aircraft that is suitably equipped to fly a localizer approach (with NDB) to a roughly 2,600ft runway length. The stock Cessna Caravan, Cessna 172, Maule and Baron are good choices if using FSX, while the Cessna 172 and King Air C-90 are good default aircraft choices for X-Plane. Those seeking more realism could go with the mid-level Virtualcol Dash 8 Series for FSX/P3D (s) or the DHC-6 Twin Otter for X-Plane (s) both of which have Wideroe liveries either included or available for them. While stock X-Plane and FSX/P3D airports can be used, I‘d recommend enhancing the experience with custom scenery packages. Aerosoft has a beautiful Svolvaer X scenery available (s) while Trevor ‘tdg’ Guest has created a nice donationware approximation of the airfield for X-Plane: s instrument approach plates to Svolvaer (and all of Norway) are available at the Avinor website.

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