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|ICAO: LKPD – IATA: PED|
|Location||Pardubice, Czech Republic|
|Elevation||226 m |
741.47 ft226 m
|Coordinates||50° 0' 55.80" N, 15° 44' 24.00" E|
|Date/Time||10 August 2020 20:30:00|
|Wind speed||04 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||n/a|
|Weather condition||light rain|
ICAO: LKPD IATA: PRG
Military airport (permitted to handle civil air traffic) serving the city of Pardubice, Czech Republic. Mainly used for charter flights.
Humid Continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) - Variable weather patterns and a large seasonal temperature variance. Summers are often warm and humid with frequent thunderstorms and winters can be very cold with frequent snowfall and persistent snow cover.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LKPD
- B738, Pardubice Czech Republic, 2013 (On 25 August 2013, the type-experienced crew of a Boeing 737-800 operating with one thrust reverser locked out made a late touchdown with a significant but allowable tail wind component present and overran the end of the runway at Pardubice onto grass at 51 knots. No damage was caused to the aircraft and no emergency evacuation was performed. The Investigation concluded that the aircraft had been configured so that even for a touchdown within the TDZ, there would have been insufficient landing distance available. The flight crew were found not to have followed a number of applicable operating procedures.)