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RAF Brize Norton

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EGVN
Airport
ICAO: EGVN – IATA: BZZ
Summary
Name RAF Brize Norton
Region Europe
Territory United Kingdom GB.gif
Location Carterton, Oxfordshire, England
Serving Oxford
Elevation 87.782 m
288 ft
288 ft87.782 m
Coordinates 51° 45' 0.00" N, 1° 35' 2.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 3050 m10,006.562 ft
56 m183.727 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation EGVN 240350Z 34003KT 7000 BR FEW007 BKN013 05/04 Q1024 NOSIG
Station Brize Norton
Date/Time 24 January 2020 03:50:00
Wind direction 340°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 5°C
Dew point 4°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 1024 hPa
Weather condition n/a

RAF Brize Norton

ICAO: EGVN IATA: BZZ

Description

The principal RAF transport hub in the UK which is also the base of the RAF air-to-air refuelling fleet.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
287.15 K
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EGVN

None on SKYbrary