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Canberra International Airport

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Name Canberra International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Australia AU.gif
Location Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Serving Canberra
Elevation 575.462 m <br />1,888 ft <br />1,888 ft575.462 m <br />
Coordinates 35° 18' 18.84" S, 149° 11' 36.22" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
12/30 1679 m5,508.53 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes
17/35 2683 m8,802.493 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes

Observation YSCB 230030Z AUTO 00000KT 9999 // BKN040 OVC060 06/06 Q1026
Station Canberra
Date/Time 23 June 2021 00:30:00
Wind direction
Wind speed 00 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 6°C
Dew point 6°C
Humidity 100%
QNH 1026 hPa
Weather condition n/a



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of YSCB

  • AT76, Canberra Australia, 2017 (On 19 November 2017, an ATR 72-600 being operated by a flight crew who were simultaneously undertaking a routine Line Check during revenue flying made a hard landing at Canberra which caused significant damage to the aircraft. The Investigation noted that the low experience First Officer had mismanaged the final stages of the approach so that it was no longer stabilised and that although the opportunity was there, the Captain had failed to intervene promptly enough to prevent the resulting hard landing. The Check Captain had assessed the imminent landing as likely to be untidy rather than unsafe.)