RAF Brize Norton

Airport
ICAO code: 
EGVN
IATA Code: 
BZZ
Summary
ICAO Region: 
EUR
Territory: 
Location: 
Carterton, Oxfordshire, England
Serving: 
Oxford
Elevation: 
288 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
51° 45' 0" N, 1° 35' 2" W
Metar
Observation
EGVN 011050Z 27010KT 9999 FEW027 09/03 Q0998 NOSIG
Station
Brize Norton
Date/Time
2021-12-01 10:50:00
Wind direction
270°
Wind speed
10 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
9°C
Dew point
3°C
Humidity
66%
QNH
998 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Description

The principal RAF transport hub in the UK which is also the base of the RAF air-to-air refuelling fleet.

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
8/26 3050 56 ASP Yes/Yes
Airport map: 
Aerial View: 

SKYbrary Partners:

Safety knowledge contributed by: