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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 ROPS
8/26 3200 m10,498.688 ft 45 m147.638 ft ASP yes/yes
METAR
Observation GCTS 290730Z 03006KT 9999 FEW030 19/11 Q1014 NOSIG
Station Tenerife Sur
Date/Time 29 April 2016 07:30:00
Wind direction 30°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 19°C
Dew point 11°C
Humidity 59%
QNH 1014 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

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Forum

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