Gran Canaria

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Gran Canaria Airport[edit]

Gran Canaria Airport (IATA: LPA, ICAO: GCLP), (also known as Las Palmas Airport) was an official alternative (emergency) landing site for the NASA Space Shuttle.

Runways and technical information[edit]

  • Runways:
    • 03L/21R : 10,171 x 148 ft (3,100 x 45 m) — paved — lighted
    • 03R/21L : 10,171 x 148 ft (3,100 x 45 m) — paved — lighted
  • Frequencies:
    • ILS: 03L 109.900; 21R 110.700
    • APP: 120.9 MHz
    • ATIS: 118.6 MHz
    • GND: 121.7 MHz
    • TWR: 118.3 MHz

Charts and diagrams[edit]

Gran Canaria drop zone[edit]

Gran Canaria drop zone is an air-launched rocket drop zone, located lat/long 27.0, -15.3.