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Lubbock Preston Smith International

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KLBB
Airport
ICAO: KLBB
Summary
Name Lubbock Preston Smith International
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Lubbock, Texas
Serving
Coordinates 33° 39' 23.63" N, 101° 49' 21.37" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 2439 m8,001.969 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
17L/35R 881 m2,890.42 ft
23 m75.459 ft
ASP yes/yes
17R/35L 3505 m11,499.344 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation KLBB 052153Z 07008KT 10SM BKN070 BKN090 33/14 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP088 BLDG CU ALQDS T03330144
Station Lubbock, Lubbock International Airport
Date/Time 05 July 2020 21:53:00
Wind direction 70°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 33.3°C
Dew point 14.4°C
Humidity 32%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

ICAO: KLBB IATA: LBB

Description

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport is an airport located just north of Lubbock, Texas. Originally known as Lubbock International Airport

Climatology

Hot, semi-arid/Steppe climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) - hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and mild to warm winters, with low annual precipitation.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KLBB

  • AT43, Lubbock TX USA, 2009 (On 27 January 2009, an ATR 42-300 being operated by Empire Airlines on a scheduled cargo flight from Fort Worth Alliance to Lubbock was making a night ILS approach in IMC to runway 17R at destination when it stalled and crashed short of the runway. The aircraft caught fire and was in any case effectively already destroyed by the impact. Both crew members were injured, one seriously.)