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Warsaw/Okęcie Frédéric Chopin Airport

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EPWA
Airport
ICAO: EPWA – IATA: WAW
Summary
Name Warsaw/Okęcie Frédéric Chopin Airport
Region Europe
Territory Poland PL.gif
Location Okęcie, Warsaw, Masovia
Serving Warsaw
Elevation 110.033 m
361 ft
361 ft110.033 m
Coordinates 52° 9' 54.00" N, 20° 58' 6.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
11/29 2800 m9,186.352 ft
50 m164.042 ft
CON yes/yes
15/33 3690 m12,106.299 ft
60 m196.85 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation EPWA 202130Z 18004KT CAVOK 20/15 Q1016 NOSIG
Station Warszawa-Okecie
Date/Time 20 July 2019 21:30:00
Wind direction 180°
Wind speed 04 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 20°C
Dew point 15°C
Humidity 72%
QNH 1016 hPa
Weather condition n/a

International airport serving capital city of Poland.

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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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EPWA

  • B763, Warsaw Poland, 2011 (On 1 November 2011, a Boeing 767-300 landed at Warsaw with its landing gear retracted after declaring an emergency in anticipation of the possible consequences which in this event included an engine fire and a full but successful emergency evacuation. The Investigation attributed inability to achieve successful gear extension using either alternate system or free fall to crew failure to notice that the Battery Busbar CB which controlled power to the uplock release mechanism was tripped. Gear extension using the normal system had been precluded in advance by a partial hydraulic system failure soon after takeoff from New York.)