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|Coordinates||28° 56' 44.0002", -13° 36' 19.0001"|
|Station||Lanzarote / Aeropuerto|
|Date/Time||02 December 2016 16:30:00|
|Wind speed||04 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||clouds and visibility OK|
ICAO: GCRR IATA: ACE
Airport serving the island of Lanzarote.
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).
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of GCRR
- MD83, Lanzarote Spain, 2007 (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.)