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|Location||Sea Island, Richmond, British Columbia|
|Coordinates||49° 11' 40" N, 123° 10' 49" W|
| All Airports
|CEB5, CFH4, CFK4, CYAM, CYAW, CYBG, CYCH, CYCZ, CYDF, CYEG, CYEU, CYEV, CYFB, CYFC, CYFS, CYGK, CYGL, CYHM, CYHY, CYHZ, CYIO, CYJT, CYKA, CYKZ, CYLL, CYLT, CYLW, CYMX, CYOO, CYOW, CYPA, CYPQ, CYPT, CYPX, CYQA, CYQB, CYQH, CYQL, CYQM, CYQQ, CYQR, CYQT, CYQU, CYQX, CYQY, CYRB, CYRT, CYSB, CYSJ, CYSM|
|Station||Vancouver International Air-Port, B. C.|
|Date/Time||21 May 2013 02:00:00|
|Wind speed||03 kts|
|Tag(s)||Parallel Runway Operation|
Vancouver International Airport
ICAO: CYVR IATA: YVR
Vancouver International Airport is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, about 12 km6.479 nm
39,370.079 ft from Downtown Vancouver.
Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter.
Flight Safety Considerations
- Parallel Runway Operation, need to be carefully managed in such a manner as to minimise the risk of runway incursion or wrong runway use due. Closely-spaced parallel runways may affect the pilots' situational awareness or lead to their distraction or confusion.
- Fog, is effectively surface cloud and has a significant impact on the conduct of flying operations particularly landing and take-off.
- Low overcast cloud and fog is very common from October to March.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of CYVR
None on SKYbrary
See discussion threads concerning this airport on the SKYbrary Before you Fly There... Forum: