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|Elevation||813.648 ft <br />813.648 ft248 m <br />|
|Coordinates||38° 31' 53.54" N, 7° 53' 17.81" W|
ICAO: LPEV IATA: ---
Évora Airport is located 3.5 km1.89 nm <br />3,500 m <br />11,482.94 ft <br /> south southeast of the city of Évora, Portugal.
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 (snow at higher elevations).
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LPEV
- PC6, Evora Portugal, 2012 (On 29 July 2012, the rudder of a Pilatus PC6 detached in flight and fell onto the stabiliser/elevator preventing its normal movement. Pitch control was gained using the electric stabiliser trim and a successful touchdown was achieved on the second attempt. However, directional control could not be maintained and a lateral runway excursion followed. Investigation attributed the rudder failure to maintenance error which went undetected. Unapproved dispensation by the maintenance organisation involved, which allowed some dual inspections for correct completion of safety critical tasks to be carried out by the same person, was considered to be a significant contributory factor.)