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Stuttgart Airport

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EDDS
Airport
ICAO: EDDS – IATA: STR
Summary
Name Stuttgart Airport
Region Europe
Territory Germany DE.gif
Location Echterdingen, Stuttgart
Serving Stuttgart
Elevation 388.925 m
1,276 ft
1,276 ft388.925 m
Coordinates 48° 41' 16.98" N, 9° 12' 37.36" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
7/25 3345 m10,974.409 ft
45 m147.638 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation EDDS 200350Z 30002KT CAVOK 07/00 Q1027
Station Stuttgart-Echterdingen
Date/Time 20 April 2019 03:50:00
Wind direction 300°
Wind speed 02 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 7°C
Dew point 0°C
Humidity 61%
QNH 1027 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Stuttgart Airport

ICAO: EDDS IATA: STR

Description

International airport serving Stuttgart, Germany.

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 EDDS

  • B738, Stuttgart Germany, 2005 (On 23 April 2005, a Boeing 737-800 being operated by Turkish charter airline Sky Air on a passenger flight from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf tipped onto its tail when take off thrust was applied for the intended departure from Runway 25 in normal day visibility. The attempt to take off was immediately abandoned and the aircraft towed back to the gate for the 100 passengers to disembark. One of the cabin crew was slightly injured and the aircraft was ‘severely damaged’.)
  • E145, Stuttgart Germany, 2009 (On 5 January 2009, a Flybe Embraer 145 made a late touchdown with slight snow falling on a runway pre-notified as affected by slush deposits and failed to stop until it had overrun into the RESA where it finally stopped on a heading 25º off the runway alignment. The Investigation concluded that although the airport operator process for determining braking action was flawed and two Safety Recommendations were made in that respect, the overrun of the 3045metres LDA was attributable to flight crew action and that operator guidance was deficient.)