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Dresden International Airport

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EDDC
Airport
ICAO: EDDC – IATA: DRS
Summary
Name Dresden International Airport
Region Europe
Territory Germany DE.gif
Location Klotzsche, Dresden
Serving Dresden
Elevation 229.819 m
754 ft
754 ft229.819 m
Coordinates 51° 7' 57.74" N, 13° 45' 59.50" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 2508 m8,228.346 ft
51 m167.323 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation EDDC 202320Z 15003KT CAVOK 11/00 Q1026
Station Dresden-Klotzsche
Date/Time 20 April 2019 23:20:00
Wind direction 150°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 11°C
Dew point 0°C
Humidity 46%
QNH 1026 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Dresden International Airport

ICAO: EDDC IATA: DRS

Description

Dresden Airport, formerly known as Dresden-Klotzsche, is the international airport of Dresden, Germany. It is located in Klotzsche, a district of Dresden 9 km4.86 nm
9,000 m
29,527.559 ft
north of the city centre. As of September 2008, the airport styles itself as "Dresden International".

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb) - Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EDDC

  • AT72, Dresden Germany, 2002 (On 5 March 2002, an ATR72-202 departed from runway 22 at Dresden in good visibility at night aligned with the edge lights of the runway without the crew apparently being aware of their error. Damage to both the edge lights and the aircraft was subsequently discovered. The Investigation attributed the error to the crew, concluding that a contributing factor had been that the correctly promulgated and lit runway width represented a reduction from a previously greater width with the surface now outside the runway being of a similar appearance to the actual runway surface.)