Quelimane Airport

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Quelimane Airport
Quelimane Airport, Mozambique 01.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeroportos de Mocambique (Mozambique Airports Company)
ServesQuelimane
LocationQuelimane, Mozambique
Elevation AMSL36 ft / 11 m
Coordinates17°51′19.6″S 36°52′07.3″E / 17.855444°S 36.868694°E / -17.855444; 36.868694
Map
UEL is located in Mozambique
UEL
UEL
Location of airport in Mozambique
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 2,980 908 Gravel
18/36 5,905 1,800 Asphalt

Quelimane Airport is an airport in Quelimane, Mozambique (IATA: UEL, ICAO: FQQL).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
LAM Mozambique Airlines Beira, Nampula, Maputo, Tete

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 21 April 1988, Douglas C-47A N47FE of African Air Carriers was damaged beyond economic repair in a take-off accident. Both crew were killed,[1] one other person on board was seriously injured.[2] The aircraft may have been shot down.[3]
  • On 27 March 1983 a Boeing 737-200 C9-BAB LAM Mozambique Airlines had an Undercarriage failure after landing some 400 metres (1,300 ft) short of the runway at Quelimane Airport. All 110 on board survived.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "N47FE Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 27 July 2010.
  2. ^ "NTSB Identification: DCA88WA055". National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved 27 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Status of commercial piston engined aircraft on Belgian register: past (EDS-XAL)". Skystef. Retrieved 27 July 2010.