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|ICAO: LIEE – IATA: CAG|
|Elevation||3.962 m |
13 ft3.962 m
|Coordinates||39° 15' 8.54" N, 9° 3' 18.39" E|
|Station||Cagliari / Elmas|
|Date/Time||04 June 2020 09:20:00|
|Wind speed||13 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
Cagliari-Elmas Airport is an international airport located in the territory of Elmas, near Cagliari, on the island of Sardinia, Italy.
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).
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LIEE
- C550, vicinity Cagliari Sardinia Italy, 2004 (On 24 February 2004, a Cessna 550 inbound to Cagliari at night requested and was approved for a visual approach without crew awareness of the surrounding terrain. It was subsequently destroyed by terrain impact and a resultant fire during descent and all occupants were killed. The Investigation concluded that the accident was the consequence of the way the crew conducted the flight in the absence of adequate visual references and with the possibility of a ‘black hole’ effect. It was also noted that the aircraft was not fitted, nor required to be fitted, with TAWS.)