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Katowice International Airport

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EPKT
Airport
ICAO: EPKT – IATA: KTW
Summary
Name Katowice International Airport
Region Europe
Territory Poland PL.gif
Location Pyrzowice, Silesia
Serving Katowice
Elevation 303.886 m
997 ft303.886 m
Coordinates 50° 28' 22.09" N, 19° 4' 33.17" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
9/27 2799 m9,183.071 ft
59 m193.57 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation EPKT 281700Z 32005KT CAVOK 00/M01 Q1021
Station Katowice
Date/Time 28 November 2020 17:00:00
Wind direction 320°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 0°C
Dew point
Humidity 92%
QNH 1021 hPa
Weather condition n/a

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EPKT

  • B738, Katowice Poland, 2007 (On 28 October 2007, a Boeing 737-800 under the command of a Training Captain occupying the supernumerary crew seat touched down off an ILS Cat 1 approach 870 metres short of the runway at Katowice in fog at night with the AP still engaged. The somewhat protracted investigation did not lead to a Final Report until over 10 years later. This attributed the accident to crew failure to discontinue an obviously unstable approach and it being flown with RVR below the applicable minima. The fact that the commander was not seated at the controls was noted with concern.)