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Ibiza Airport

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LEIB
Airport
ICAO: LEIB – IATA: IBZ
Summary
Name Ibiza Airport
Region Europe
Territory Spain ES.gif
Location Es Codolá, Ibiza, Balearics
Serving Ibiza
Elevation 7.315 m
24 ft
24 ft7.315 m
Coordinates 38° 52' 24.00" N, 1° 22' 24.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 2800 m9,186.352 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation LEIB 222030Z 17003KT 110V240 CAVOK 19/13 Q1019 NOSIG
Station Ibiza / Es Codola
Date/Time 22 May 2019 20:30:00
Wind direction 170°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 19°C
Dew point 13°C
Humidity 68%
QNH 1019 hPa
Weather condition n/a

International airport serving island of Ibiza.

Climatology

Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LEIB

  • A319, Ibiza Spain, 2016 (On 19 June 2016, an Airbus A320 failed to follow the clearly-specified and ground-marked self-positioning exit from a regularly used gate at Ibiza and its right wing tip collided with the airbridge, damaging both it and the aircraft. The Investigation found that the crew had attempted the necessary left turn using the Operator’s ‘One Engine Taxi Departure’ procedure using the left engine but then failed to follow the marked taxi guideline by a significant margin. It was noted that there had been no other such difficulties with the same departure in the previous four years it had been in use.)
  • GLEX/F2TH, vicinity Ibiza Spain, 2012 (On 21 September 2012, two aircraft came into conflict in Class 'A' airspace whilst under radar control at night and loss of separation was resolved by TCAS RA responses by both aircraft. Investigation found that one of the aircraft had passed a procedurally-documented clearance limit without ATC clearance or intervention and that situational awareness of its crew had been diminished by communications with the conflicting aircraft being conducted in Spanish rather than English. A Safety Recommendation on resolving the "persistent problem" of such language issues was made, noting that a similar recommendation had been made 11 years earlier.)