Aerial Firefighting Training Areas

The Hellenic Division has set specific Special Operations training areas withing the Hellenic Territory. Among these areas, two dedicated to Aerial Firefighting with code names "RED 1" and "RED 2". We encourage you to use these areas as these lie outside of high civil traffic areas!


Special Operations Areas map
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1. Aerial Firefighting area "RED 1"

The training area "RED 1" is located in the northern shores of Peloponisos in the Korinthian bay. The mountainous area in combination with the close proximity of water scooping sites renders this area ideal for Firefighting operations training.


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Area code name "RED 1"
AIP area code name LGR-30A
Horizontal area limits 381500N 0221200E - 381000N 0223000E - 380400N 0223000E - 375730N 0221000E - 381000N 0220900E - 381500N 0221200E
Vertical area limits From GROUND up to 6000ft (GND - 6000ft)
Aim of the area Aerial Firefighting Training
Nearest Air Force Bases LGEL - Elefsis AFB, LGRX - Araxos AFB, LGKL - Kalamata AFB
ATC unit juristiction LGGG_CTR - Athens Control, LGGG_FSS - Athens Flight Service Station, LGGG_M_CTR - "ΜΑΜΒΟ"

 

2. Aerial Firefighting area "RED 2"

The training area "RED 2" is located in the western Macedonia, northeast of the city of Kastoria. The mountainous and difficult to approach area in combination of the possibility of water scooping from the lake of Orestiada crate a truly interesting and demanding conditions for operations.


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AIP area code name "RED 2"
AIP area code name LGR-35
Horizontal area limits

404800N 0211800E - 405400N 0215300E - 403300N 0221100E -

401800N 0214700E - 393900N 0212400E - 400700N 0211200E - 402400N 0213500E

excluding KOZANI / FILIPPOS CTR and ATZ.

Vertical area limits From GROUND up to 5000ft (GND - 5000ft)
Aim of the area Aerial Firefighting Training
Nearest Air Force Bases LGTS - Makedonia airport, LGLR- Larisa AFB, LGPZ - Aktion AFB
ATC unit juristiction LGMD_CTR - Makedonia Control, LGGG_FSS - Athens Flight Service Station, LGGG_M_CTR - "ΜΑΜΒΟ"