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=Pakse International Airport=
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Pakse International Airport is one of the few international airports in Laos.  
ICAO: '''{{PAGENAME}}'''
 
IATA: '''PKZ'''
 
 
 
==Description==
 
Pakse International Airport is one of the few international airports in Laos. Though civilian, the airfield is also used by the military.
 
 
 
 
==Climatology==
 
==Climatology==
Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification [[KCC::Aw|'''''Aw''''']]) - monthly mean temperatures above [[Temperature::18°C]], and a pronounced dry season. A Tropical Savanna climate has more pronounced dry seasons than a Tropical Monsoon climate.
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Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification [[KCC::Aw|'''''Aw''''']])
 
 
 
==Maps==
 
==Maps==
 
===Terrain===
 
===Terrain===

Latest revision as of 12:23, 19 August 2019

Airport
ICAO: VLPS – IATA: PKZ
Summary
Name Pakse International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Laos LA.gif
Location Pakse, Champasak
Serving Pakse
Elevation 106.985 m
351 ft
351 ft106.985 m
Coordinates 15° 7' 59.99" N, 105° 46' 50.02" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
15/33 1625 m5,331.365 ft
36 m118.11 ft
CON /


METAR
Observation VLPS 230800Z 32002KT 9999 SCT020 BKN050 30/24 Q1011 NOSIG
Station Pakse International Airport
Date/Time 23 September 2019 08:00:00
Wind direction 320°
Wind speed 02 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 30°C
Dew point 24°C
Humidity 70%
QNH 1011 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Pakse International Airport is one of the few international airports in Laos.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw)

Maps

Terrain

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of VLPS

  • AT72, vicinity Pakse Laos, 2013 (On 16 October 2013, the crew of an ATR72-600 unintentionally flew their aircraft into the ground in IMC during a go around from an unsuccessful non precision approach at destination Pakse. The Investigation concluded that although the aircraft had followed the prescribed track, the crew had been confused by misleading FD indications resulting from their failure to reset the selected altitude to the prescribed stop altitude so that the decision altitude they had used for the approach remained as the selected altitude. Thereafter, erratic control of aircraft altitude had eventually resulted in controlled flight into terrain killing all on board.)