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|ICAO: EGPA – IATA: KOI|
|Location||Grimsetter, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland|
|Elevation||17.678 m <br />58 ft <br />58 ft17.678 m <br />|
|Coordinates||58° 57' 29.61" N, 2° 54' 19.12" W|
|Date/Time||15 June 2021 00:50:00|
|Wind speed||05 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||broken clouds|
ICAO: EGPA IATA: KOI
Kirkwall Airport is the main airport serving the Orkney Islands in Scotland. It is located 2.5 nm4,630 m <br />4.63 km <br />15,190.289 ft <br /> southeast of the town of Kirkwall.
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 <br />287.15 K <br />516.87 °R <br />. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EGPA
- SF34, Kirkwall Orkney UK, 2003 (On 12 September 2003, a Saab 340B being operated by UK regional airline Loganair on a scheduled passenger flight from Aberdeen to Kirkwall experienced a loss of pitch control during landing at destination and the rear fuselage contacted the runway causing damage to the airframe. Once the aircraft had cleared the runway, some passengers and some of the hold baggage was removed before the aircraft was taxied to its parking position because of a suspicion that the aircraft might have been loaded contrary to the accepted load and trim sheet.)