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Sofia Airport

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LBSF
Airport
ICAO: LBSF – IATA: SOF
Summary
Name Sofia Airport
Region Europe
Territory Bulgaria BG.gif
Location Sofia, Sofia-Capital
Serving Sofia
Elevation 530.962 m <br />1,742 ft530.962 m <br />
Coordinates 42° 41' 43.69" N, 23° 24' 56.81" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
9/27 2800 m9,186.352 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation LBSF 200930Z VRB02KT 8000 NSC 11/05 Q1029 NOSIG
Station Sofia Observ.
Date/Time 20 October 2021 09:30:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 02 kts
Lowest cloud amount nil significant cloud
Temperature 11°C
Dew point 5°C
Humidity 66%
QNH 1029 hPa
Weather condition n/a

RE
Tag(s) Aquaplaning
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus

International airport serving the capital of Bulgaria.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa)

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LBSF

  • A320 / CRJ2, Sofia Bulgaria, 2007 (On 13 April 2007 in day VMC, an Air France A320 departing Sofia lined up contrary to an ATC Instruction to remain at the holding point and be ready immediate. The controller did not immediately notice and after subsequently giving a landing clearance for the same runway, was obliged to cancel it send the approaching aircraft around. An Investigation attributed the incursion to both the incorrect terminology used by TWR and the failure to challenge the incomplete clearance read back by the A320 crew.)