If you wish to contribute or participate in the discussions about articles you are invited to join SKYbrary as a registered user

Lanzarote

From SKYbrary Wiki
GCRR
Airport
ICAO: GCRR
Summary
Name Lanzarote
Region Europe
Territory Canary Islands ES.gif
Location Arrecife
Main city served
Coordinates 28° 56' 44.0002", -13° 36' 19.0001"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface
3/21 2400 m7,874.016 ft 45 m147.638 ft ASP
METAR
Observation GCRR 251400Z 14005KT 9999 FEW025 22/17 Q1019
Station Lanzarote / Aeropuerto
Date/Time 25 April 2015 14:00:00
Wind direction 140°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 22°C
Dew point 17°C
Humidity 73%
QNH 1019 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Lanzarote Airport

ICAO: GCRR IATA: ACE

Description

Airport serving the island of Lanzarote.

Climatology

Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).

Maps

Terrain

Loading map...

Airport Layout

Loading map...


Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of GCRR

  • MD83, Lanzarote Spain, 2007 (LOC HF AW) (On 5 June 2007, a McDonnell Douglas MD83 being flown by Austrian charter operator MAP on a flight from Lanzarote to Barcelona failed to follow a normal trajectory after take off in day VMC and developed violent roll oscillations. As speed increased, this stopped and a return to land was made without further event. Takeoff from Lanzarote had been unintentionally made without the flaps/slats being set to the required position.)