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Actau Airport (formerly Shevchenko-Central)

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UATE
Airport
ICAO: UATE – IATA: SCO
Summary
Name Actau Airport (formerly Shevchenko-Central)
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Kazakhstan KZ.gif
Location Actau
Serving Actau
Elevation 22.25 m
73 ft
73 ft22.25 m
Coordinates 43° 51' 28.9772", 51° 5' 32.1442"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
12/30 2652 m8,700.787 ft 45 m147.638 ft ASP no/no
12L/30R 2935 m9,629.265 ft 46 m150.919 ft GRE /
METAR
Observation UATE 241730Z 33002MPS 290V010 CAVOK 20/09 Q1019 R30/0///70 NOSIG RMK QFE762/1017
Station Aktau
Date/Time 24 September 2017 17:30:00
Wind direction 330°
Wind speed kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 20°C
Dew point 9°C
Humidity 49%
QNH 1019 hPa
Weather condition n/a

BS
Tag(s) Bird Strike
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Fog

Actau Airport

ICAO: UATE IATA: SCO

Description

International airport serving Actau, a Caspian Sea port city in Kazakhstan. The airport is located approximately 20km north of the city.

Climatology

Cold Semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk). - Hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and cold, sometimes very cold winters. Some snowfall during the winter. Areas featuring cold semi-arid climates are sometimes subject to major temperature swings during a 24 hour period.

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Terrain

The airport is situated just inland from the east coast of the Caspian Sea. The area surrounding the airport is generally flat with rolling hills to the east and a drop of about 50 metres to the Caspian Sea to the west. The land is arid, semi desert with little vegetation.

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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of UATE

None on SKYbrary