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Name Bergen/Flesland
Region Europe
Territory Norway NO.gif
Location Bergen
Coordinates 60° 17' 41.10" N, 5° 13' 7.45" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
17/35 2990 m9,809.711 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation ENBR 262220Z 05005KT CAVOK 09/06 Q1011 RMK WIND 1200FT 08002KT
Station Bergen / Flesland
Date/Time 26 September 2020 22:20:00
Wind direction 50°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 9°C
Dew point 6°C
Humidity 81%
QNH 1011 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Tag(s) Bird Strike
Non Avian Wildlife Hazards to Aircraft
Tag(s) Low Level Turbulence

Bergen Airport



International airport 8 nm14,816 m
14.816 km
48,608.924 ft
south west of Bergen.


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. Despite its latitude, Bergen is one of the warmest cities in Norway because of the influence of the Atlantic Gulf Stream current.



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  • Windshear may occur on short finals Rwy 17 and Rwy 35 with wind 200-340 above 12 kts22.224 km/h
    6.168 m/s

Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of ENBR

  • AT43, Bergen Norway, 2005 (On 31 January 2005, an ATR 42-300 being operated by Danish Air Transport on a scheduled passenger flight from Bergen to Florø in day VMC encountered pitch control difficulties during rotation and subsequent climb and after declaring an emergency made a successful return to land on the departure runway seven minutes later. None of the 25 occupants were injured and the only damage found was to the elevator and its leading edge fairings.)
  • EC25, vicinity Bergen Norway, 2016 (On 29 April 2016, an Airbus EC225 Super Puma main rotor detached without warning en-route to Bergen. Control was lost and it crashed and was destroyed. Rotor detachment was attributed to undetected development of metal fatigue in the same gearbox component which caused an identical 2009 accident to a variant of the same helicopter type. Despite this previous accident, the failure mode involved had not been properly understood or anticipated. The investigation identifies significant lessons to be learned related to gearbox design, risk assessment, fatigue evaluation, gearbox condition monitoring, type certification and continued airworthiness, which may also be valid for other helicopter types.)