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Marseille/Provence

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LFML
Airport
ICAO: LFML
Summary
Name Marseille/Provence
Region Europe
Territory France FR.gif
Location Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote d' Azur
Serving
Coordinates 43° 26' 4.70" N, 5° 12' 59.72" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
13L/31R 3500 m11,482.94 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
13R/31L 2370 m7,775.591 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
14L/32R 3500 m11,482.94 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP no/no
14R/32L 2370 m7,775.591 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP no/no


METAR
Observation LFML 190600Z AUTO 03003KT 360V070 9999 FEW012 23/18 Q1016 NOSIG
Station Marseille / Marignane
Date/Time 19 August 2019 06:00:00
Wind direction 30°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 23°C
Dew point 18°C
Humidity 73%
QNH 1016 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Marseille Airport

ICAO: LFML IATA: MRS

Description

International airport serving Marseille.

Climatology

Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LFML

  • A319 / AS32, vicinity Marseille France, 2016 (On 27 June 2016, an Airbus A319 narrowly avoided a mid-air collision with an AS532 Cougar helicopter whose single transponder had failed earlier whilst conducting a local pre-delivery test flight whilst both were positioning visually as cleared to land at Marseille and after the helicopter had also temporarily disappeared from primary radar. Neither aircraft crew had detected the other prior to their tracks crossing at a similar altitude. The Investigation attributed the conflict to an inappropriate ATC response to the temporary loss of radar contact with the helicopter aggravated by inaccurate position reports and non-compliance with the aerodrome circuit altitude by the helicopter crew.)