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London Southend Airport

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Name London Southend Airport
Region Europe
Territory United Kingdom GB.gif
Location Rochford, Essex, England
Serving Southend
Elevation 14.935 m
49 ft
49 ft14.935 m
Coordinates 51° 34' 20.87" N, 0° 41' 52.61" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 1531 m5,022.966 ft
37 m121.391 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation EGMC 101720Z 29007KT 260V320 CAVOK 18/08 Q1019
Station Southend-On-Sea
Date/Time 10 July 2020 17:20:00
Wind direction 290°
Wind speed 07 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 18°C
Dew point 8°C
Humidity 52%
QNH 1019 hPa
Weather condition n/a

London Southend Airport



London Southend Airport or Southend Airport is a regional airport in the District of Rochford within Essex, England.


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 EGMC

  • B737, Southend UK, 2010 (On 21 Nov 2010, a Boeing 737-700 being operated by Arik Air on a non revenue positioning flight from Southend to Lagos with only the two pilots on board carried out a successful take off in daylight and normal ground visibility from runway 06 but became airborne only just before the end of the runway.)
  • ULAC / A319 vicinity Southend UK, 2013 (On 18 July 2013, an Airbus A319 level at 2000 feet QNH in Class G airspace and being radar vectored towards an ILS approach at Southend in day VMC had a sudden but brief base leg encounter with a paramotor which was not visible on radar and was seen too late for avoiding action to be practicable, before passing within an estimated 50 metres of the A319. The paramotor pilot could not subsequently be traced. The Investigation made a safety recommendation to the UK CAA to "review the regulation and licensing of paramotor pilots".)