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Spotters – Press 2019

FOR YOUR INFORMATION March 28  2019 ( First Post  )

The organisers of the Kavala AirSea Show are welcoming all those who wish to attend the event either as a spotter, aka enthusiastic fans of events relevant to aviation, professional photographers, members of pertinent associations etc, or a press member.

A world which stands out for its passion (!) for the art of photography, filming and written speech. It is indeed a generous world which we owe the consistently increasing photo material to. A huge file of photos which create a holistic view of the event thereby contributing to the international awards that we have been awarded and the constant promotion of the show via the awards gained by the very photographers in several contests and exhibitions.

The aforementioned activity is determined, supported and controlled by the administration of Kavala Air/Sea Show Media Operation (KASS Media Ops), with a view to providing as many opportunities as possible to the people of a special world of high requirements and needs.

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Spotter Magazine No 14 Sep 2017

https://issuu.com/spottermagazine/docs/spotter_issue_14?fbclid=IwAR2cO69UyZf0V3B-B9F92-ZMMexRkZfChkDz1CNDi0rloMu__t1_GxWke3o

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For sixth time, the beautiful port of Kavala hosted its annual Air & Sea Show. Every summer, guests flock to the northern Greek city to see some action over the city’s port. This is a very photogenic airshow due to the old city of Kavala, which creates an amazing background & the fact that the display is timed for ” golden hour” the best light of the day.

 Svetlan Simov

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The Airshow Organization have selected specific areas around the town with the best possible view to the action scene so as to provide the spotter-press fraternity with the required opportunities for photographing the display without obstruction (see map).

All SP 1, SP 2, SP 3, SP 4 and SP 5 areas are reserved for this purpose (see the following Photo)

A. AIR/SEA SHOW

STEPS OF COOPERATION / PARTICIPATION

1. ARRIVAL – ACCREDITATION
Where: Prefecture building, Kavala, Ethnikis Antistaseos 20 (Main Entrance)

Where Exactly: Hall Administration / Reception – Information 40 ° 56’7.94 “N 24 ° 24’18.04” E

When: July 02 (Tuesday) – 06 (Saturday) 2019 – hours 10:00-16:00 every Day

2. EXCLUSIVE  (CONTROLLED) AREAS for SPOTTERS – PRESS (BY CHOICE)

a. Western Edge of the roof (6th floor) in the Prefecture building. – SP1 and SP2
b. Open Swimming Pool – SP3
c. Peninsula edge / Lighthouse – SP4 TBA

d. Kavala Nautica Club (NOK) pier – SP5

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3. Support
I. MAP
II. ACCESS CARD
III. PROGRAMME
IV. INFORMATION RESIDENCE – OPENING

4. STATIC DISPLAY

a.  CENTRAL PORT OF KAVALA “SAINT PAUL” STATIC DISPLAY

(1) Bristol Scout S/N 1264 Reproduction 1st WW Fighter Plane / United Kingdom Wednesday 04 – Sunday 07 July at “NOK” Area.

On Friday and Saturday, 05th & 06th of July 2019 we have panned: Landings of helicopters at the helipad [<40°56’06.2″N 24°24’34.1″E> 40.935054, 24.409477 google map] located in the ground area of the Kavala port and in particular,
(2) Landing of an ΑΗ-64A / DHE Apache and a UH-1H HUEΥ helicopter from the 1st Brigade of the Hellenic Army Aviation ((Friday 05/07/2019 11:45 and Saturday 06/07/2019 11:30 respectively) and Static Display for up to seven (7) hours per day (12:00-19:00)
(3) Landing of an EC-120B Airbus Helicopter from “Wizard Helobatics” and Dimitris Ververelis  after 20:00 every day.
b. Static Display-Spotters Day: SUNDAY JULY 07 AIRPORT

You are kindly requested to read the terms and conditions below before you visit the “Megas Alexandros” airport. The airport personnel reserve the right to deny access to the apron to any spotter who does not comply with the aforementioned terms.

 

All registered spotters of the Kavala Air/Sea Show 2019 who wish to visit the apron of the “Megas Alexandros” airport (KVA) on Sunday 7th of July 2019 between 9:00 and 11:00 are requested:

 

  • to bring their travel documents (ID card/passport)
  • to accept to be subject to standard airport control
  • to bring their registration card with their personal SP number
  • to wear safety vests (provided by Fraport Greece)
  • not to move away from the part of the apron indicated to them
  • not to smoke

You are warned that due to the presence of military aircraft in nearby areas, long distance shots are forbidden and you are only allowed to take pictures of the aircraft which will participate in the 7th Kavala Air/Sea Show 2019.

AIRPORT GENERAL INFORMATION

Fraport Greece is responsible for operating and managing The “Megas Alexandros” International Airport, aka KVA, (since 2017) http://www.fraport-greece.com/ell/profil-aerodromion/kavala, but remains under the supervision of Civil Aviation Authority ( http://www.ypa.gr/our-airports/kratikos-aerolimenas-kabalas-m-alejandros-kakba )

The Airport is located 31km from Kavala, 42km from Xanthi, 12km from Chrysoupoli and 14km from Keramoti.

The bus service from Kavala to the Airport is operated by the “Intercity Bus N. Kavalas SA” https://www.ktelkavalas.gr but there is also the option of a taxi from /to the Airport to/from the city centre.

All details regarding the participation of static display teams, accessibility and potential visits to the Airport will be determined in due time.

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Photo by Paschalis Palavouzis

Photo by Dimitris Kakogiannakos

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Photo by Panagiotis Georgiadis

 

 

NOTE: Our organization through KASS MEDIA OPS TEAM (Photo Camera – Action Camera -Video) will provide all possible technical support first degree if requested.