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Bilbao Airport

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LEBB
Airport
ICAO: LEBB
Summary
Name Bilbao Airport
Region Europe
Territory Spain ES.gif
Location Bilbao, Spain
Serving
Coordinates 43° 18' 8.98" N, 2° 54' 40.02" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
10/28 2000 m6,561.68 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
12/30 2600 m8,530.184 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation LEBB 111030Z 31010KT 7000 -RA FEW012 SCT025 BKN035 11/10 Q1021 TEMPO 4000 RA
Station Bilbao / Sondica
Date/Time 11 April 2019 10:30:00
Wind direction 310°
Wind speed 10 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 11°C
Dew point 10°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 1021 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Low Level Turbulence

Bilbao Airport

ICAO: LEBB IATA: BIO

Description

International airport serving city of Bilbao.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
287.15 K
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LEBB

  • A320, Bilbao Spain, 2001 (On 7th February 2001, an Iberia A320 was about to make a night touch down at Bilbao in light winds when it experienced unexpected windshear. The attempt to counter the effect of this by initiation of a go around failed because the automatic activation of AOA protection in accordance with design criteria which opposed the crew pitch input. The aircraft then hit the runway so hard that a go around was no longer possible. Severe airframe structural damage and evacuation injuries to some of the occupants followed. A mandatory modification to the software involved was subsequently introduced.)