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Tripoli International Airport

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HLLT
Airport
ICAO: HLLT – IATA: TIP
Summary
Name Tripoli International Airport
Region Africa
Territory Libya LY.gif
Location Qasr bin Ghashir
Serving Tripoli
Elevation 80.162 m
263 ft
263 ft80.162 m
Coordinates 32° 40' 10.00" N, 13° 9' 24.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
9/27 3601 m11,814.304 ft
44 m144.357 ft
ASP yes/yes
18/36 2637 m8,651.575 ft
44 m144.357 ft
ASP no/no

Tripoli International Airport

ICAO: HLLT IATA: TIP

Description

International airport serving Tripoli, Lybia.

Climatology

Hot, semi-arid/Steppe climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) - hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and mild to warm winters, with low annual precipitation.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of HLLT

  • A332, vicinity Tripoli Libya, 2010 (On 12 May 2010, an Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330 making a daylight go around from a non precision approach at Tripoli which had been discontinued after visual reference was not obtained at MDA did not sustain the initially established IMC climb and, following flight crew control inputs attributed to the effects of somatogravic illusion and poor CRM, descended rapidly into the ground with a high vertical and forward speed, The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and the consequent fire and all but one of the 104 occupants were killed.)