If you wish to contribute or participate in the discussions about articles you are invited to join SKYbrary as a registered user

 Actions

George Airport

From SKYbrary Wiki

FAGG
Airport
ICAO: FAGG – IATA: GRJ
Summary
Name George Airport
Region Africa
Territory South Africa ZA.gif
Location George, Western Cape
Serving George
Elevation 197.51 m
648 ft
648 ft197.51 m
Coordinates 34° 0' 19.99" S, 22° 22' 44.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 1220 m4,002.625 ft
30 m98.425 ft
COM no/no
11/29 2000 m6,561.68 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation FAGG 261500Z 22016KT 9999 SCT028 BKN045 13/07 Q1016
Station George, George Airport
Date/Time 26 September 2020 15:00:00
Wind direction 220°
Wind speed 16 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 13°C
Dew point 7°C
Humidity 66%
QNH 1016 hPa
Weather condition n/a

George Airport

ICAO: FAGG IATA: GRJ

Description

George Airport is an airport located in George, South Africa. It was formerly known as P.W. Botha Airport, named after the state president who lived in this part of the country.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter.

Maps

Terrain

Loading map...

Airport Layout

Loading map...


Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of FAGG

  • E135, George South Africa, 2009 (On 7 December 2009, an South African Airlink Embraer 135 overran the recently refurbished wet landing runway at George after braking was ineffective and exited the aerodrome perimeter to end up on a public road. There was no fire and all occupants were able to evacuate the aircraft. The subsequent investigation attributed the overrun principally to inadequate wet runway friction following the surface maintenance activities and noted various significant non-compliances with ICAO Annex 14.)