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Moskow/Vnukovo International Airport

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UUWW
Airport
ICAO: UUWW – IATA: VKO
Summary
Name Moskow/Vnukovo International Airport
Region Europe
Territory Russian Federation RU.gif
Location Vnukovo, Moscow Oblast
Serving Moscow
Elevation 209.093 m <br />686 ft <br />686 ft209.093 m <br />
Coordinates 55° 35' 39.78" N, 37° 15' 49.04" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 3060 m10,039.37 ft <br /> 60 m196.85 ft <br /> ASP no/no
6/24 3000 m9,842.52 ft <br /> 60 m196.85 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation UUWW 151730Z 20006MPS 9999 BKN032 07/02 Q1015 R24/000070 NOSIG
Station Moscow / Vnukovo
Date/Time 15 October 2021 17:30:00
Wind direction 200°
Wind speed kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 7°C
Dew point 2°C
Humidity 70%
QNH 1015 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Moscow/Vnukovo International Airport

ICAO: UUWW IATA: VKO

Description

Vnukovo International Airport, is an international airport located 28 km15.119 nm <br />28,000 m <br />91,863.517 ft <br /> southwest from the centre of Moscow, Russia.

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 UUWW

  • FA50 / Vehicle, Moscow Vnukovo Russia, 2014 (On 20 October 2014 a Dassault Falcon 50 taking off at night from Moscow Vnukovo collided with a snow plough which had entered the same runway without clearance shortly after rotation. Control was lost and all occupants died when it was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. The uninjured snow plough driver was subsequently discovered to be under the influence of alcohol. The Investigation found that the A-SMGCS effective for over a year prior to the collision had not been properly configured nor had controllers been adequately trained on its use, especially its conflict alerting functions.)