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RAF Brize Norton

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EGVN
Airport
ICAO: EGVN – IATA: BZZ
Summary
Name RAF Brize Norton
Region Europe
Territory United Kingdom GB.gif
Location Carterton, Oxfordshire, England
Serving Oxford
Elevation 87.782 m
288 ft
288 ft87.782 m
Coordinates 51° 45' 0.00" N, 1° 35' 2.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 3050 m10,006.562 ft
56 m183.727 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation EGVN 080950Z 25005KT 8000 -RA FEW006 SCT009 BKN042 17/15 Q1014 TEMPO 6000 RMK GRN TEMPO GRN
Station Brize Norton
Date/Time 08 July 2020 09:50:00
Wind direction 250°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 17°C
Dew point 15°C
Humidity 88%
QNH 1014 hPa
Weather condition n/a

RAF Brize Norton

ICAO: EGVN IATA: BZZ

Description

The principal RAF transport hub in the UK which is also the base of the RAF air-to-air refuelling fleet.

Climatology

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 EGVN

None on SKYbrary