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Aalborg Airport

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EKYT
Airport
ICAO: EKYT – IATA: AAL
Summary
Name Aalborg Airport
Region Europe
Territory Denmark DK.gif
Location Aalborg, Nordjylland
Serving Aalborg
Elevation 3.048 m
10 ft
10 ft3.048 m
Type large airport
Coordinates 57° 5' 40.42", 9° 51' 20.6557"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
08L/26R 2654 m8,707.349 ft 45 m147.638 ft PEM yes/yes
08R/26L 2549 m8,362.861 ft 23 m75.459 ft ASP yes/yes
METAR
Observation EKYT 132150Z AUTO 16010KT 9999NDV OVC006/// 02/01 Q0982 R26L/290195
Station Aalborg
Date/Time 13 December 2017 21:50:00
Wind direction 160°
Wind speed 10 kts
Lowest cloud amount overcast
Temperature 2°C
Dew point 1°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 982 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Aalborg Airport

ICAO: EKYT IATA: AAL

Description

International airport serving Aalborg and northern Denmark; joint civil military use with parallel runways of similar length.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C287.15 K
57.2 °F
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EKYT

  • DH8D, Aalborg Denmark, 2007 (On 9 September 2007 the crew of an SAS Bombardier DHC8-400 approaching Aalborg were unable to lock the right MLG down and prepared accordingly. During the subsequent landing, the unlocked gear leg collapsed and the right engine propeller blades struck the runway. Two detached completely and penetrated the passenger cabin injuring one passenger. The Investigation found that the gear malfunction had been caused by severe corrosion of a critical connection and noted that no scheduled maintenance task included appropriate inspection. A Safety Recommendation to the EASA to review the design, certification and maintenance of the assembly involved was made.)