Bergen, Norway BGO/ENBR

Bergen, Norway
BGO/ENBR

OVERVIEW

The airport is situated on the Norwegian coast, 5.5nm SW of the city. There is high ground to the W, with a mast on a hill, 1293ft, at 3nm W of RWY 17 threshold. Mountainous terrain to the E rises to 3200ft at 12nm, with a peak of 1322ft 1.5nm E of RWY 17 ILS OM.

Concentrations of sea birds are present at all times near/ on the airport. Deer may be encountered on the airport, particularly in winter.

There is significant helicopter activity at the airport.

APPROACH

Circling is prohibited to the E of the airport for Cat D aircraft.

RUNWAY AND AIRPORT FACILITIES

RWY 35 has a 0.5% initial upslope, followed by a pronounced dip, and then a 0.9% upslope for the last 900m.
There is a marked upslope to the ramp.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Windshear may be encountered on short finals to RWYs 17 and 35, with wind direction between 200º and 340º, with speeds in excess of 12kt.

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