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Paris/Orly Airport

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Name Paris/Orly Airport
Region Europe
Territory France FR.gif
Location Orly, Ile-de-France
Serving Paris
Elevation 88.697 m
291 ft
291 ft88.697 m
Coordinates 48° 43' 34.06" N, 2° 21' 50.80" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 2400 m7,874.016 ft
60 m196.85 ft
CON yes/yes
6/24 3650 m11,975.066 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
8/26 3320 m10,892.388 ft
45 m147.638 ft
CON yes/yes

Observation LFPO 171800Z 20007KT 9999 FEW015 BKN083 15/13 Q1010 TEMPO 4000 SHRA BKN012 BKN020TCU
Station Paris-Orly
Date/Time 17 October 2019 18:00:00
Wind direction 200°
Wind speed 07 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 15°C
Dew point 13°C
Humidity 87%
QNH 1010 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Tag(s) Parallel Runway Operation

Paris Orly Airport



Busy domestic and limited international airport approximately 7 nm12,964 m
12.964 km
42,532.808 ft
to the south of Paris.


Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LFPO

  • A310, vicinity Paris Orly France, 1994 (On 24 September 1994, lack of understanding of automatic flight control modes, by the crew of an Airbus A-310, led to a full stall. The aircraft was recovered and subsequently landed without further event at Paris Orly.)
  • A320, Paris Orly France, 2013 (On 12 March 2013, a Tunis Air Airbus A320 landed on runway 08 at Paris Orly and, having slowed to just over 40 knots, were expecting, despite the covering of dry snow and some slush pre-notified and found on the runway, to vacate it without difficulty at the mid point. ATC then requested that the aircraft roll to the end of the runway before clearing. However, after a slight increase in speed, the crew were unable to subsequently slow the aircraft as the runway end approached and it overran at a low groundspeed before coming to a stop 4 seconds later.)
  • MD83, vicinity Paris Orly France, 1997 (On 23 November 1997, a McDonald Douglas MD 83 being operated by AOM French Airlines on a scheduled passenger flight from Marseille to Paris Orly made an unintended premature descent almost to terrain impact at 4nm from the destination runway in day IMC before a go around was commenced. A subsequent approach was uneventful and a normal landing ensued. There was no damage to the aircraft or injury to the occupants.)