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Chania International Airport
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|ICAO: LGSA – IATA: CHQ|
|Name||Chania International Airport|
|Location||Souda Bay, Crete|
|Elevation||149.352 m <br />490 ft149.352 m <br />|
|Coordinates||35° 31' 50.05" N, 24° 9' 1.73" E|
|Date/Time||19 October 2021 12:20:00|
|Wind speed||08 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
|Tag(s)||Low Level Turbulence|
Joint civil/military international airport serving the city of Chania on the island of Crete.
Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - Hot, dry summer and a mild wet winter.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LGSA
- DH8D, Chania Greece, 2010 (On 23 February 2010, a Bombardier DHC8-400 being operated by Flybe for Olympic Air on a scheduled passenger flight from Athens to Chania unintentionally made an approach at destination in day VMC towards a landing on a part of the runway which was closed and only corrected the profile shortly before touchdown to achieve an ultimately uneventful landing on the available part of the runway. None of the 55 occupants were injured.)