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Brest/Bretagne Airport

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LFRB
Airport
ICAO: LFRB – IATA: BES
Summary
Name Brest/Bretagne Airport
Region Europe
Territory France FR.gif
Location Guipavas, Bretagne
Serving Brest
Elevation 99.06 m
325 ft
325 ft99.06 m
Coordinates 48° 26' 49.70" N, 4° 24' 56.65" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
07L/25R 700 m2,296.588 ft
18 m59.055 ft
ASP yes/yes
07R/25L 3100 m10,170.604 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation LFRB 202000Z AUTO 01008KT 6000 NSC 11/08 Q1025 NOSIG
Station Brest
Date/Time 20 April 2019 20:00:00
Wind direction 10°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount nil significant cloud
Temperature 11°C
Dew point 8°C
Humidity 81%
QNH 1025 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Brest Bretagne Airport

ICAO: LFRB IATA: BES

Description

Brest Bretagne Airport, formerly known as Brest Guipavas Airport, is an airport serving the French city of Brest. It is located in the commune of Guipavas and 10.2km5.508 nm
10,200 m
33,464.567 ft
northeast of Brest, within the département of Finistère.

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 LFRB

  • CRJ1, vicinity Brest France, 2003 (On 22 June 2003, a Bombardier CRJ100 being operated by Brit Air flew an inaccurate night ILS approach and impacted terrain over a mile from the runway during an attempted unsuccessful go-around at Brest Guipavas Airport.)