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Vienna International/Schwechat

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LOWW
Airport
ICAO: LOWW
Summary
Name Vienna International/Schwechat
Region Europe
Territory Austria AT.gif
Location Vienna, Austria
Serving
Coordinates 48° 6' 36.00" N, 16° 34' 12.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
11/29 3500 m11,482.94 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
16/34 3600 m11,811.024 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation LOWW 171820Z 31006KT CAVOK 13/04 Q1024 NOSIG
Station Wien / Schwechat-Flughafen
Date/Time 17 April 2019 18:20:00
Wind direction 310°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 13°C
Dew point 4°C
Humidity 54%
QNH 1024 hPa
Weather condition n/a


Vienna Interational Airport

ICAO: LOWW IATA: VIE

Description

International airport serving Vienna.

Climatology

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.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LOWW

  • A310, Vienna Austria, 2000 (On 12 July 2000, a Hapag Lloyd Airbus A310 was unable to retract the landing gear normally after take off from Chania for Hannover. The flight was continued towards the intended destination but the selection of an en route diversion due to higher fuel burn was misjudged and useable fuel was completely exhausted just prior to an intended landing at Vienna. The aeroplane sustained significant damage as it touched down unpowered inside the aerodrome perimeter but there were no injuries to the occupants and only minor injuries to a small number of them during the subsequent emergency evacuation.)