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Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg

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LFSB
Airport
ICAO: LFSB
Summary
Name Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg
Region Europe
Territory France FR.gif
Location Saint-Louis, Alsace
Serving
Coordinates 47° 35' 54.39" N, 7° 31' 23.22" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 1819 m5,967.848 ft
60 m196.85 ft
CON yes/yes
15/33 3900 m12,795.276 ft
60 m196.85 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation LFSB 110430Z 19005KT CAVOK M00/M02 Q1017 NOSIG
Station Bale-Mulhouse
Date/Time 11 December 2019 04:30:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature
Dew point
Humidity 86%
QNH 1017 hPa
Weather condition n/a

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg

ICAO: LFSB IATA: BSL, MLH, EAP

Description

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg is an international airport 6 km3.24 nm
6,000 m
19,685.039 ft
northwest of Basel (Switzerland), 22 km11.879 nm
22,000 m
72,178.478 ft
southeast of Mulhouse (France), and 70 km37.797 nm
70,000 m
229,658.793 ft
south of Freiburg (Germany). It is located in France, on the administrative territory of the commune of Saint-Louis near the Swiss and German borders.

Climatology

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 LFSB

  • A320, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg France, 2014 (On 6 October 2014, an A320 crew requested, accepted and continued with an intersection take off but failed to correct the takeoff performance data previously entered for a full length take off which would have given 65% more TODA. Recognition of the error and application of TOGA enabled completion of the take-off but the Investigation concluded that a rejected take off from high speed would have resulted in an overrun. It also concluded that despite change after a similar event involving the same operator a year earlier, relevant crew procedures were conducive to error.)
  • E190 / D328, Basel Mulhouse France, 2016 (On 7 March 2016, an Embraer 190 entered the departure runway at an intersection contrary to an ATC instruction to remain clear after neither a trainee controller nor their supervisor noticed the completely incorrect readback. An aircraft taking off in the opposite direction was able to rotate and fly over it before either controller noticed the conflict. The Investigation was told that the crew of the incursion aircraft had only looked towards the left before lining up and concluded that the event had highlighted the weakness of safety barriers based solely on the communications and vigilance of pilots and controllers.)