Belfast International Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
EGAA
IATA Code: 
BFS
Summary
ICAO Region: 
EUR
Territory: 
Location: 
Belfast, Aldergrove, Northern Ireland
Serving: 
Belfast
Elevation: 
268 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
54° 39' 14.781" N, 6° 13' 4.609" W
Metar
Observation
EGAA 221120Z AUTO 23010KT 9999 FEW008 BKN033 06/06 Q1036
Station
Belfast / Aldergrove Airport
Date/Time
2022-01-22 11:20:00
Wind direction
230°
Wind speed
10 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
6°C
Dew point
6°C
Humidity
100%
QNH
1036 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

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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