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Tenerife Sur/Reina Sofia

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Airport
ICAO: GCTS
Summary
Name Tenerife Sur/Reina Sofia
Region Europe
Territory Canary Islands ES.gif
Location Granadilla de Abona
Serving
Coordinates 28° 2' 43.5979", -16° 34' 24.0015"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface
8/26 3200 m10,498.688 ft 45 m147.638 ft ASP
METAR
Observation GCTS 051000Z 07015KT 9999 FEW027 27/19 Q1016 NOSIG
Station Tenerife Sur
Date/Time 05 August 2015 10:00:00
Wind direction 70°
Wind speed 15 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 27°C
Dew point 19°C
Humidity 61%
QNH 1016 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Low Level Turbulence
Volcanic Ash

Tenerife Sur Airport

ICAO: GCTS IATA: TFS

Description

International airport serving the island of Tenerife.

Climatology

Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of GCTS

None on SKYbrary

Forum

See discussion threads concerning this airport on the SKYbrary Before you Fly There... Forum: