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ELLX
Airport
ICAO: ELLX
Summary
Name Luxembourg
Region Europe
Territory Luxembourg LU.gif
Location Luxembourg
Serving
Coordinates 49° 37' 24.00" N, 6° 12' 18.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 4000 m13,123.36 ft
60 m196.85 ft
PEM yes/yes


METAR
Observation ELLX 242050Z 19009KT 9999 FEW004 BKN012 12/11 Q1012 NOSIG
Station Luxembourg / Luxembourg
Date/Time 24 October 2020 20:50:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 09 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 12°C
Dew point 11°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 1012 hPa
Weather condition n/a


Luxembourg Airport

ICAO: ELLX IATA: LUX

Description

International airport serving Luxembourg.

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 ELLX

  • B744 / Vehicle, Luxembourg Airport, Luxembourg 2010 (On 21 January 2010, a Cargolux Boeing 747-400F was in collision with an unoccupied van whilst about to touch down on runway 24 at Luxembourg airport in thick fog following a Cat 3b ILS approach. It was subsequently established that a maintenance crew and their vehicle had earlier been cleared to enter the active runway but their presence had then been overlooked. Comprehensive safety recommendations to rectify deficiencies in both ATC procedures and prevailing ATC practices were made by the Investigation.)
  • F50, vicinity Luxembourg, 2002 (On 6 November 2002, a Fokker 50 operated by Luxair, crashed on approach to Luxembourg Airport following loss of control attributed to intentional operation of power levers in the ground range, contrary to SOPs.)