If you wish to contribute or participate in the discussions about articles you are invited to join SKYbrary as a registered user

 Actions

Perpignan - Rivesaltes Airport

From SKYbrary Wiki

LFMP
Airport
ICAO: LFMP – IATA: PGF
Summary
Name Perpignan - Rivesaltes Airport
Region Europe
Territory France FR.gif
Location Perpignan, Languedoc-Roussillon
Serving Perpignan
Elevation 43.891 m
144 ft
144 ft43.891 m
Type medium airport
Coordinates 42° 44' 41.00" N, 2° 52' 10.99" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
13/31 1265 m4,150.262 ft
20 m65.617 ft
ASP no/no
15/33 2500 m8,202.1 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation LFMP 180630Z AUTO 05005KT 9999 BKN004/// ///// Q1011 BECMG SCT030
Station Perpignan
Date/Time 18 August 2019 06:30:00
Wind direction 50°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature °C
Dew point 0°C
Humidity %
QNH 1011 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Perpignan - Rivesaltes Airport

ICAO: LFMP IATA: PGF

Description

International airport serving Perginan.

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 (snow at higher elevations).

Maps

Terrain

Loading map...

Airport Layout

Loading map...


Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LFMP

  • A320, vicinity Perpignan France, 2008 (On 27 November 2008, the crew of an XL Airways A320 on an airworthiness function flight following aircraft repainting lost control of the aircraft after fail to take the action necessary to recover from a full stall which had resulted from their continued airspeed reduction during a low speed handling test when Stall Protection System (SPS) activation did nor occur at the likely airspeed because two of the three angle of attack sensors were blocked by ice formed by water ingress during preparation for the repainting. This condition rendered angle of attack protection in normal law inoperative.)