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Liepāja International Airport
IATA: LPX – ICAO: EVLA
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Aviacompany Liepaja Ltd
Location Liepāja
Elevation AMSL 16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 56°31′03″N 021°05′49″E / 56.5175°N 21.09694°E / 56.5175; 21.09694 (Liepāja International Airport)Coordinates: 56°31′03″N 021°05′49″E / 56.5175°N 21.09694°E / 56.5175; 21.09694 (Liepāja International Airport)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 2,002 6,568 Asphalt/Concrete
Source: Aerodrome chart
Latvian AIP at EUROCONTROL

Liepāja International Airport (IATA: LPX, ICAO: EVLA) is a regional airport in western Latvia which is certified for international air traffic. Together with Riga International Airport and Ventspils Airport this airport is one of the three notable airports in Latvia.

Liepāja International Airport is situated 2.7 NM (5.0 km; 3.1 mi) east of Liepāja, 210 km (130 mi) from the capital of Latvia, Riga, and 60 km (37 mi) from the Lithuanian border. The territory of the airport covers 2.2 km (0.85 sq mi) and is integrated within the Liepāja Special Economic Zone. In September 2005, flights from Liepaja to Riga were resumed (as seasonal) after 14 years. From 2007 flights to Riga became regular, and opened new routes to Copenhagen and Hamburg. airBaltic is currently the only airline to have regular flights from Liepaja. It uses Fokker 50 and DAT Danish Air Transport aircraft ATR 42-300 on routes.

Early during the Cold War, the airfield was a Soviet Anti-Air Defense (PVO) base. Its aircraft shot down a U.S. Air Force PB4Y-2 Privateer BuNo 59645 on April 8, 1950 .

Ground transport

  • Bus
    • Bus route #2 is running between Liepaja International Airport and the city center.


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General Info
Country Latvia
ICAO ID EVLA
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 56.517500
56° 31' 03.00" N
Longitude 21.096944
021° 05' 49.00" E
Elevation 16 feet
5 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 005° E (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in September


Communications
METEO INFO 124.8
APP/TWR 129.4


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 6568 x 131 feet
2002 x 40 meters
ASPHALT 024FCYT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME LIE LIEPAJA 070X 112.3 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Unlgtd obst 455' wind turbines, 1-2NM E of afld.
FLUID De-Ice
FUEL (NC- A1, 100LL)
MISC Ldg fees.
OPR HOURS Opr 0700-1430Z++ Mon-Fri (0700-1430Z++ Sun-Fri 1 May-31 Oct), OT O/R during HO.Fone/fax C(371-34)07592. Twr fax C(371-34)84074.



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