Courchevel Altiport (French: Altiport de Courchevel) (IATA: CVF, ICAO: LFLJ) is an altiport serving Courchevel, a ski resort in the French Alps.
The airfield has a very short runway of only 537 metres (1,762 ft) with a gradient of 18.6%.] There is no go-around procedure for landings at Courchevel, due to the surrounding mountainous terrain
. The airfield primarily sees use by smaller fixed-wing aircraft such as Cessnas as well as helicopters. The runway has no instrument approach procedure or lighting aids, thus making landing in fog and/or low clouds unsafe and almost impossible.
The airport is considered dangerous, as it features a difficult approach, an upslope runway and ski runs in the adjacent area.
The History Channel program Most Extreme Airports ranks it as the seventh most extreme airport in the world
As a courtesy to other pilots and In accordance with the Flying Club code of practice, please: Try to maintain a minimum 2nm separation, particularly on approach to, and departure from, the airfields.
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