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Keflavík International Airport

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BIKF
Airport
ICAO: BIKF – IATA: KEF
Summary
Name Keflavík International Airport
Region Northern Atlantic
Territory Iceland IS.gif
Location Keflavik, Suournes
Serving Keflavik
Elevation 52.121 m <br />171 ft <br />171 ft52.121 m <br />
Coordinates 63° 58' 36.08" N, 22° 36' 53.02" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 3054 m10,019.685 ft <br /> 60 m196.85 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes
11/29 3065 m10,055.774 ft <br /> 60 m196.85 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation BIKF 110600Z 35006KT 9999 FEW023 00/M03 Q1018
Station Keflavikurflugvollur
Date/Time 11 May 2021 06:00:00
Wind direction 350°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 0°C
Dew point
Humidity 80%
QNH 1018 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Volcanic Ash

Keflavik Airport

ICAO: BIKF IATA: KEF

Description

International civ/mil airport serving western Iceland.

Climatology

Subpolar Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfc) - uniform precipitation distribution, temperatures are moderated by the proximity of the ocean and warm currents - cool summers and comparatively mild winters.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of BIKF

  • B752, vicinity Keflavik Iceland, 2013 (On 26 February 2013, the crew of a Boeing 752 temporarily lost full control of their aircraft on a night auto-ILS approach at Keflavik when an un-commanded roll occurred during flap deployment after an earlier partial loss of normal hydraulic system pressure. The origin of the upset was found to have been a latent fatigue failure of a roll spoiler component, the effect of which had only become significant in the absence of normal hydraulic pressure and had been initially masked by autopilot authority until this was exceeded during flap deployment.)