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Poznań-Ławica Airport

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Name Poznań-Ławica Airport
Region Europe
Territory Poland PL.gif
Location Poznań, Greater Poland
Serving Poznań
Elevation 93.878 m
308 ft
308 ft93.878 m
Coordinates 52° 25' 14.99" N, 16° 49' 38.10" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
10/28 2504 m8,215.223 ft
50 m164.042 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation EPPO 241200Z 23011KT CAVOK 06/02 Q1025
Station Poznan
Date/Time 24 November 2020 12:00:00
Wind direction 230°
Wind speed 11 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 6°C
Dew point 2°C
Humidity 75%
QNH 1025 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Tag(s) Runway Misidentification

Poznań-Ławica Airport, built in 1913, is one of the oldest airports in Poland. It is located 5 km2.7 nm
5,000 m
16,404.199 ft
west of Poznań city centre. It takes its name from the neighborhood of Ławica, part of the city's Grunwald district (the airport lies in Jeżyce district).


Humid Continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) - Variable weather patterns and a large seasonal temperature variance. Summers are often warm and humid with frequent thunderstorms and winters can be very cold with frequent snowfall and persistent snow cover.



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Airport Layout

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  • Poznań-Ławica airport has been confused by pilots with a nearby airbase, Poznań-Krzesiny Airbase, which also has a 2,500 m runway. The two runways are at approximately the same orientation: Ławica's is 11/29 and Krzesiny's is 12/30. The two runways lie in a nearly straight line, with Krzesiny coming up first on approaches from the East, the ones used most often. On the other hand, the Krzesiny airbase has two runways, and lies southeast from the city centre, while Poznań-Ławica lies just west of it.

Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EPPO

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