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Fuerteventura

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GCFV /
Airport
ICAO: GCFV
Summary
Name Fuerteventura
Region Europe
Territory Canary Islands ES.gif
Location Puerto del Rosario
Serving
Coordinates 28° 27' 6.43" N, 13° 51' 54.55" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 2400 m7,874.016 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation GCFV 191430Z 06013KT 9999 FEW028 26/19 Q1016
Station Fuerteventura / Aeropuerto
Date/Time 19 September 2019 14:30:00
Wind direction 60°
Wind speed 13 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 26°C
Dew point 19°C
Humidity 65%
QNH 1016 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Volcanic Ash

Fuerteventura Airport

ICAO: GCFV IATA: FUE

Description

Fuerteventura Airport also known as El Matorral Airport serves the Spanish island of Fuerteventura and is situated in El Matorral site, 5 km2.7 nm
5,000 m
16,404.199 ft
southwest of the capital city Puerto del Rosario.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of GCFV

  • A321, Fuerteventura Spain, 2016 (On 16 July 2016, an Airbus A321’s unstabilised approach at Fuerteventura during pilot line training was not discontinued and takeover of control and commencement of a go-around had occurred just before a very hard runway contact. The subsequent landing was successful but serious damage to the main landing gear was not rectified before the next flight. The Investigation found that the hard touchdown had been recorded as in excess of 3.3g and that the return flight had been “risky and unsafe” after failure of the Captain and maintenance personnel at the Operator to recognise the seriousness of the hard landing.)