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Lugano Airport

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LSZA
Airport
ICAO: LSZA – IATA: LUG
Summary
Name Lugano Airport
Region Europe
Territory Switzerland CH.gif
Location Agno, Ticino
Serving Lugano
Elevation 278.892 m <br />915 ft <br />915 ft278.892 m <br />
Type medium airport
Coordinates 46° 0' 15.39" N, 8° 54' 38.08" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 1350 m4,429.134 ft <br /> 30 m98.425 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation LSZA 190120Z AUTO VRB01KT 3500 BR NCD 08/08 Q1027
Station Lugano
Date/Time 19 October 2021 01:20:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 01 kts
Lowest cloud amount no clouds detected
Temperature 8°C
Dew point 8°C
Humidity 100%
QNH 1027 hPa
Weather condition n/a

CFIT
Tag(s) Altimeter Temperature Error Correction

Lugano Airport is a regional airport located 4 km2.16 nm <br />4,000 m <br />13,123.36 ft <br /> west of the Swiss city of Lugano, in the municipalities of Agno, Bioggio and Muzzano. It lies closer to the village of Agno than to Lugano itself, and is sometimes known as Lugano-Agno.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa)

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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LSZA

  • SB20 / C510, vicinity Lugano Switzerland, 2011 (On 16 December 2011, a Saab 2000 in the hold and an opposite direction Cessna VLJ joining it lost procedural separation in IMC near Lugano due to conflicting ATC clearances issued by the same controller who had used the wrong Transition Level. Any risk of collision was removed by a TCAS RA activated on the Saab 2000 but the Investigation found that the DFTI radar display available to the controller to help resolve unexpected emergency situations was configured to systematically convert SSR standard pressure altitudes to QNH for altitude display using a distant and inappropriate value of QNH.)