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Jersey Airport

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Name Jersey Airport
Region Europe
Territory United Kingdom GB.gif
Location Saint Peter, Jersey
Serving St Hellier
Elevation 84.43 m
277 ft
277 ft84.43 m
Type medium airport
Coordinates 49° 12' 25.94" N, 2° 11' 40.99" W
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
9/27 1706 m5,597.113 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation EGJJ 282120Z AUTO 09014KT 9999 NCD 10/08 Q1018
Station Jersey Airport
Date/Time 28 November 2020 21:20:00
Wind direction 90°
Wind speed 14 kts
Lowest cloud amount no clouds detected
Temperature 10°C
Dew point 8°C
Humidity 87%
QNH 1018 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Jersey Airport



The only airport on the Channel Island of Jersey, a self-governing British Crown Dependency.


Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
287.15 K
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EGJJ

  • ATP, Jersey Channel Islands, 1998 (On 9 May 1998, a British Regional Airlines ATP was being pushed back for departure at Jersey in daylight whilst the engines were being started when an excessive engine power setting applied by the flight crew led to the failure of the towbar connection and then to one of the aircraft's carbon fibre propellers striking the tug. A non standard emergency evacuation followed. All aircraft occupants and ground crew were uninjured.)
  • F27, vicinity Jersey Channel Islands, 2001 (Shortly after take-off from Jersey Airport, Channel Islands, a F27 experienced an uncontained engine failure and a major fire external to the engine nacelle. The fire was extinguished and the aircraft landed uneventfully back at Jersey.)
  • Vehicle / E190 / E121, Jersey Channel Islands, 2010 (On 1 June 2010, an Airport RFFS bird scaring vehicle entered the active runway at Jersey in LVP without clearance and remained there for approximately three minutes until ATC became aware. The subsequent Investigation found that the incursion had fortuitously occurred just after an ERJ 190 had landed and had been terminated just as another aircraft had commenced a go around after failure to acquire the prescribed visual reference required to continue to a landing. The context for the failure of the vehicle driver to follow existing procedures was found to be their inadequacy and appropriate changes were implemented.)