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|Region||Asia and Pacific|
20.421600 m67 ft
|Coordinates||31° 56' 35" S, 115° 57' 50" E|
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|YBBN, YBCG, YBMK, YBSU, YDBY, YEML, YLHR, YMHB, YMLT, YMML, YMOR, YNPE, YORG, YPDN, YPGV, YPKG, YPKU, YPLM, YPPH, YPXM, YSNF, YSSY, YSTW|
|Station||Belmont Perth Airport|
|Date/Time||10 December 2013 04:30:00|
|Wind speed||11 kts|
|Clouds||clouds and visibility OK|
Perth International Airport
ICAO: YPPH IATA: PER
Perth Airport is an Australian domestic and international airport located south of Guildford, Western Australia, and is the major commercial airport servicing Western Australia's capital city, Perth.
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.
Flight Safety Considerations
- Cumulonimbus, is a heavy and dense cloud of considerable vertical extent in the form of a mountain or huge tower, often associated with heavy precipitation, lightning and thunder. The mature Cumulonimbus cloud has a distinctive flat, anvil shaped top.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of YPPH
- B738, Perth Western Australia, 2010 (RI AGC HF) (On 24 February 2010, a Garuda Boeing 737-800 misunderstood the runway exit instruction issued during their landing roll at Perth and turned onto an intersecting active runway. An expeditious exit from this runway followed and no actual conflict resulted. The phraseology used by air traffic control was open to incorrect interpretation by the flight crew and led to their premature turn off the landing runway despite a prior briefing on exit options.)
- PAY4, Perth Western Australia, 2012 (RI HF AGC) (Whilst a light aircraft was lined up for departure, a vehicle made an incorrect assumption about the nature of an ambiguously-phrased ATC TWR instruction and proceeded to enter the same runway. There was no actual risk of conflict since, although LVP were still in force after earlier fog, the TWR controller was able to see the vehicle incursion and therefore withhold the imminent take off clearance. The subsequent Investigation noted that it was imperative that clearance read backs about which there is doubt are not made speculatively in the expectation that they will elicit confirmation or correction.)