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Name Lanzarote
Region Europe
Territory Canary Islands ES.gif
Location Arrecife
Coordinates 28° 56' 44.00" N, 13° 36' 19.00" W
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
3/21 2400 m7,874.016 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes

Observation GCRR 231130Z 36015KT 340V050 9999 BKN043 24/14 Q1018
Station Lanzarote / Aeropuerto
Date/Time 23 October 2021 11:30:00
Wind direction 360°
Wind speed 15 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 24°C
Dew point 14°C
Humidity 53%
QNH 1018 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Lanzarote Airport



Airport serving the island of Lanzarote.


Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of GCRR

  • B738, vicinity Lanzarote Spain, 2019 (On 25 March 2019, a Boeing 737-800 making a non-precision daylight approach to Lanzarote with line training in progress began descending below the correct approach profile shortly after visual acquisition of the runway at 10nm when a much lower altitude than specified was maintained, EGPWS ‘CAUTION TERRAIN’ and ‘TERRAIN PULL UP’ activations eventually followed. With the terrain below clearly visible, the autopilot and autothrottle were disconnected and the aircraft flown level until the correct profile was regained after which the flight was then completed without further event. The Investigation made no findings which would fully explain the procedural non-compliance involved.)
  • MD83, Lanzarote Spain, 2007 (On 5 June 2007, a McDonnell Douglas MD83 being flown by Austrian charter operator MAP on a flight from Lanzarote to Barcelona failed to follow a normal trajectory after take off in day VMC and developed violent roll oscillations. As speed increased, this stopped and a return to land was made without further event. Takeoff from Lanzarote had been unintentionally made without the flaps/slats being set to the required position.)