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Poznań-Ławica Airport

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


METAR
Observation EPPO 070130Z 15003KT 9999 FEW040 BKN047 06/04 Q1004
Station Poznan
Date/Time 07 May 2021 01:30:00
Wind direction 150°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 6°C
Dew point 4°C
Humidity 86%
QNH 1004 hPa
Weather condition n/a

RI
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 <br />5,000 m <br />16,404.199 ft <br /> 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).

Climatology

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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  • 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

None on SKYbrary