Ireland West Airport Knock
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|Name||Ireland West Airport Knock|
|Location||Charlestown, County Mayo|
|Coordinates||53° 54' 50.91" N, 8° 48' 38.87" W|
|Date/Time||19 November 2019 16:30:00|
|Wind speed||08 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
Ireland West Airport
ICAO: EIKN IATA: NOC
Ireland West Airport Knock (Irish: Aerfort Iarthar Éireann) is an airport located 3 NM south-west of Charlestown, County Mayo, Ireland. The airport was formerly known as Knock International Airport, Connacht Regional Airport, and Horan International Airport.
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
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EIKN
- B738, Knock Ireland, 2009 (On 19 October 2009, a Boeing 737-300 being operated by British Midland subsidiary bmibaby on a scheduled passenger flight from Knock (also more recently known as ‘Ireland West’) to Manchester encountered a large flock of medium-sized birds during rotation for take off in normal day visibility and engine malfunction followed. Increasing engine vibration during the climb led to the decision to divert to Shannon, which was completed without further event. There were no injuries to the 133 occupants or anyone on the ground.)