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|Coordinates||48° 6' 36.00" N, 16° 34' 12.00" E|
|Station||Wien / Schwechat-Flughafen|
|Date/Time||17 April 2019 18:20:00|
|Wind speed||06 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||clouds and visibility OK|
Vienna Interational Airport
ICAO: LOWW IATA: VIE
International airport serving Vienna.
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 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.)