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Smolensk North Airport

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XUBS
Airport
ICAO: XUBS
Summary
Name Smolensk North Airport
Region Europe
Territory Russian Federation RU.gif
Location Smolensk
Serving Smolensk
Elevation 249.936 m
820 ft
820 ft249.936 m
Coordinates 54° 49' 30.00" N, 32° 1' 30.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 2500 m8,202.1 ft
0 m0 ft
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Smolensk North Airport

ICAO: XUBS IATA: ---

Description

Airport serving the city of Smolensk. Decommissioned military airbase in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located 4 km2.16 nm
4,000 m
13,123.36 ft
north of the city of Smolensk. It is now used as Smolensk's sole airport for civil and military flights.

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 XUBS

  • T154, vicinity Smolensk Russian Federation, 2010 (On 10 April 2010, a Polish Air Force Tupolev Tu-154M on a pre-arranged VIP flight into Smolensk Severny failed to adhere to landing minima during a non precision approach with thick fog reported and after ignoring a TAWS ‘PULL UP’ Warning in IMC continued descent off track and into the ground. All of the Contributory Factors to the pilot error cause found by the Investigation related to the operation of the aircraft in a range of respects including a failure by the crew to obtain adequate weather information for the intended destination prior to and during the flight.)