EGAA

Belfast International Airport

Airport
ICAO code
EGAA
IATA Code
BFS
Summary
ICAO Region
EUR
ICAO Territory
Location

Belfast, Aldergrove, Northern Ireland

Serving
Belfast
Elevation
268 ft
Coordinates
54° 39' 15" N , 6° 13' 5" W
KCC
Metar
EGAA 252050Z AUTO 17010KT 150V210 9999 NCD 14/11 Q1011

Description

International airport serving Northern Ireland.

Formerly (until January 1983) known as Belfast Aldergrove Airport. Originally it was an RAF Station but when the nearby Belfast Nutts Corner civil Airport closed in 1963, it became a joint use one until the RAF withdrew in 2009 and the remaining military presence was transferred to the UK Joint Helicopter Command.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
17/35 1951 45 ASP Yes/Yes
7/25 2780 45 ASP Yes/Yes

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