Spotting Group Koksijde

Welcome to the website of Spotting Group Koksijde. Our group collects people living near Koksijde Air Base which are passionate in military aviation. On the "Koksijde" page you can find more information about the helicopters based at Koksijde and the spots where you can see the action. We try to collect the daily military visitors and these are listed in the "movements" section. On the "pictures" page we show you the pictures made at Koksijde throughout the year. Off course we travel to other airfields around the globe as well, and these trip reports can be read in the "trips" section of this website. You can find us on facebook where we post extra last-minute info and news. We hope you enjoy browsing through this website.

Latest updates

Last flight RS02

Sunday January 13th was again a sad day as the third Sea King was being retired. They took off at 14:09 and flew till 15:56. After take-off they first made a low pass before continuing with seawork. After their seawork they went to AZ St Jan hospital in Brugge for two LZ landings. They returned back to Koksijde via the coastline, see more...

Sea King Spottersday

On Wednesday afternoon January 9th a photocall was being organized by Koksijde airbase for 250 lucky people. After a quick ID check and pickup of the specially made badge for the event, everyone could enter the dedicated area at the beginning of RWY02. Sea King RS04 and RS05 were put in static display, see more...

Last formation flight Sea King

On December 19th the last three remaining airworthy Sea Kings made a farewell tour in West and East Flanders. The route they followed was published in advance and many hundreds of people were along the route to say goodbye to these famous and iconic helicopters. Fortunately the weather wasn't too bad in West Vlaanderen so the formation flight could go ahead. see more...