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London Southend Airport

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EGMC
Airport
ICAO: EGMC – IATA: SEN
Summary
Name London Southend Airport
Region Europe
Territory United Kingdom GB.gif
Location Rochford, Essex, England
Serving Southend
Elevation 14.935 m
49 ft
49 ft14.935 m
Coordinates 51° 34' 20.87" N, 0° 41' 52.61" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 1531 m5,022.966 ft
37 m121.391 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation EGMC 151320Z 19008KT 9999 FEW044 25/14 Q1023
Station Southend-On-Sea
Date/Time 15 September 2019 13:20:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 25°C
Dew point 14°C
Humidity 50%
QNH 1023 hPa
Weather condition n/a

London Southend Airport

ICAO: EGMC IATA: SEN

Description

London Southend Airport or Southend Airport is a regional airport in the District of Rochford within Essex, England.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
287.15 K
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EGMC

  • B737, Southend UK, 2010 (On 21 Nov 2010, a Boeing 737-700 being operated by Arik Air on a non revenue positioning flight from Southend to Lagos with only the two pilots on board carried out a successful take off in daylight and normal ground visibility from runway 06 but became airborne only just before the end of the runway.)
  • ULAC / A319 vicinity Southend UK, 2013 (On 18 July 2013, an Airbus A319 level at 2000 feet QNH in Class G airspace and being radar vectored towards an ILS approach at Southend in day VMC had a sudden but brief base leg encounter with a paramotor which was not visible on radar and was seen too late for avoiding action to be practicable, before passing within an estimated 50 metres of the A319. The paramotor pilot could not subsequently be traced. The Investigation made a safety recommendation to the UK CAA to "review the regulation and licensing of paramotor pilots".)