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

C-130 Night Vision Goggle training

From the 4th till the 7th of January, three C-130H Hercules of the 20th Sqn/15th Wing in Melsbroek did night vision goggle (NVG) training at Koksijde. To fly tactical missions pilots are using night vision goggles to see in complete darkness. These goggles amplify the light so unlighted objects become visible. So all lights at the aircraft and airfield must be turned off to prevent being blinded by the excessive light. see more...

Alouette III - 2020

This is a selection of pictures taken in 2020 of the Belgian Navy Alouette III helicopters based at Koksijde. All these pictures were taken during normal training missions at Koksijde. see more...

NH-90 - 2020

This is a selection of pictures taken in 2020 of the NH-90NFH of the 40th Sqn based at Koksijde. These pictures were made during normal training missions at Koksijde and surroundings. see more...