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Revision as of 18:40, 14 October 2010

Name Rome/Ciampino
Region Europe
Territory Italy IT.gif
Location Rome, Italy
Coordinates 41° 47' 54.00" N, 12° 35' 48.00" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
15/33 2207 m7,240.814 ft <br /> 47 m154.199 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes

Observation LIRA 262320Z 05003KT 9999 BKN040 15/14 Q1020
Station Roma / Ciampino
Date/Time 26 October 2021 23:20:00
Wind direction 50°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 15°C
Dew point 14°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 1020 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Rome/Ciampino Airport



Secondary international airport serving Rome.


Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LIRA

  • B738, Rome Ciampino Italy, 2008 (On 10 November 2008, a Boeing 737-800 about to land at Rome Ciampino Airport flew through a large and dense flock of starlings, which appeared from below the aircraft. After the crew had made an unsuccessful attempt to go around, they lost control due to malfunction of both engines when full thrust was applied and a very hard impact half way along the runway caused substantial damage to the aircraft. The Investigation concluded that the Captain’s decision to attempt a go around after the encounter was inappropriate and that bird risk management measures at the airport had been inadequate.)