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Akureyri Airport

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BIAR
Airport
ICAO: BIAR – IATA: AEY
Summary
Name Akureyri Airport
Region Northern Atlantic
Territory Iceland IS.gif
Location Akureyri
Serving Akureyri
Elevation 2.134 m <br />7 ft <br />7 ft2.134 m <br />
Coordinates 65° 39' 30.84" N, 18° 4' 24.59" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 2400 m7,874.016 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP no/no


METAR
Observation BIAR 080400Z 19002KT CAVOK M04/M05 Q1010
Station Akureyri
Date/Time 08 March 2021 04:00:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 02 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature
Dew point
Humidity 92%
QNH 1010 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Volcanic Ash

Akureyri Airport

ICAO: BIAR IATA: AEY

Description

International airport serving the communities surrounding the Eyjafjörður in northern Iceland. Mostly used by domestic flights, there are some international flights usually in the summer months. Akureyri may be nominated as a diversion for aircraft flying into either Keflavik or Reykjavik in the event that both are unavailable.

Climatology

Subpolar Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfc) - uniform precipitation distribution, temperatures are moderated by the proximity of the ocean and warm currents - cool summers and comparatively mild winters.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of BIAR

None on SKYbrary