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Narsarsuaq Airport

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BGBW
Airport
ICAO: BGBW – IATA: UAK
Summary
Name Narsarsuaq Airport
Region Northern Atlantic
Territory Greenland GL.gif
Location Narsarsuaq
Serving Narsarsuaq
Elevation 34.138 m
112 ft
112 ft34.138 m
Coordinates 61° 9' 38.00" N, 45° 25' 32.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
7/25 1830 m6,003.937 ft
45 m147.638 ft
CON /


METAR
Observation BGBW 140750Z 05003KT 9999 FEW004 BKN007 08/06 Q1012
Station Narsarsuaq
Date/Time 14 July 2020 07:50:00
Wind direction 50°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 8°C
Dew point 6°C
Humidity 87%
QNH 1012 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Narsarsuaq Airport

ICAO: BGBW IATA: UAK

Description

Narsarsuaq Airport is an airport located in Narsarsuaq, a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland.

Climatology

Tundra Climate (Köppen climate classification ET) - average temperature below 10°C50 °F
283.15 K
509.67 °R
in all twelve months of the year with very little precipitation.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of BGBW

  • FA20, vicinity Narsarsuaq Greenland, 2001 (On 5 August 2001, a Dassault Falcon 20 with an inoperative GPWS making a night approach to Narsarsuaq by visual reference impacted terrain 4.5 nm from the aerodrome. The Investigation noted the original crew intention to fly a non-precision instrument approach and attributed the accident to the failure of the crew to follow applicable procedures or engage in meaningful CRM as well as to deficiencies in the Operator's required procedures which had combined to leave the crew vulnerable to a 'black hole' effect. The effects of fatigue were considered likely to have been contributory.)