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Cumbernauld Airport - EGPG

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Cumbernauld Airport (EGPG) is located 16 nautical miles (29.6 km) NorthEast of Glasgow, Scotland. The airport is primarily used for the training of fixed wing and rotary wing pilots, it also featuress an aircraft maintenance facility.

Cumbernauld Airport has a CAA Ordinary Licence that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee, Cormack Aircraft Services Limited.

The airport was opened by the Cumbernauld Development Corpororation in the late 1980s. Before the airport was constructed there was a grass strip in use on the same site.

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A: Control Tower - EGPG

por Billy Hepburn, 150 metros de distancia

Cumbernauld Airport (EGPG) is located 16 nautical miles (29.6 km) NorthEast of Glasgow, Scotland. The...

Control Tower - EGPG

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C: The Falkirk Wheel, No.2

por Scott Anderson, a 8.7 km.

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The Falkirk Wheel, No.2

D: Frozen Forth & Clyde Canal & The Falkirk Wheel

por Scott Anderson, a 8.7 km.

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Frozen Forth & Clyde Canal & The Falkirk Wheel

E: Scot Rail First Class

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Scot Rail First Class

F: Cessna 152 G-BKTV - Somewhere over Monklands!

por Billy Hepburn, a 12.6 km.

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Cessna 152 G-BKTV - Somewhere over Monklands!

G: Kelpies

por Peter Stark, a 14.1 km.

Kelpies

H: Provan Hall Courtyard

por Peter Stark, a 15.1 km.

Provan Hall Courtyard

I: Provan Hall Garden

por Peter Stark, a 15.1 km.

Provan Hall Garden

J: 96.3 Rock Radio Studios

por Billy Hepburn, a 15.3 km.

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