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Keflavík International Airport

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BIKF
Airport
ICAO: BIKF – IATA: KEF
Summary
Name Keflavík International Airport
Region Northern Atlantic
Territory Iceland IS.gif
Location Keflavik, Suournes
Serving Keflavik
Elevation 52.121 m
171 ft
171 ft52.121 m
Coordinates 63° 58' 36.08" N, 22° 36' 53.02" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 3054 m10,019.685 ft
60 m196.85 ft
ASP yes/yes
11/29 3065 m10,055.774 ft
60 m196.85 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation BIKF 051900Z 18016KT 9999 -SHRA FEW005 SCT010CB BKN075 10/09 Q0984
Station Keflavikurflugvollur
Date/Time 05 August 2020 19:00:00
Wind direction 180°
Wind speed 16 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 10°C
Dew point 9°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 984 hPa
Weather condition light showers rain

WX
Tag(s) Volcanic Ash

Keflavik Airport

ICAO: BIKF IATA: KEF

Description

International civ/mil airport serving western Iceland.

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 BIKF

  • B752, vicinity Keflavik Iceland, 2013 (On 26 February 2013, the crew of a Boeing 752 temporarily lost full control of their aircraft on a night auto-ILS approach at Keflavik when an un-commanded roll occurred during flap deployment after an earlier partial loss of normal hydraulic system pressure. The origin of the upset was found to have been a latent fatigue failure of a roll spoiler component, the effect of which had only become significant in the absence of normal hydraulic pressure and had been initially masked by autopilot authority until this was exceeded during flap deployment.)