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GCTS

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Airport
ICAO: GCTS
Summary
Name Tenerife Sur/Reina Sofia
Region Europe
Territory Canary Islands ES.gif
Location Granadilla de Abona
Main city served
Coordinates 28° 2' 43.5979", -16° 34' 24.0015"
More airports
in GC
GCLA, GCLP, GCRR, GCTS, GCXO
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface
8/26 3200 m10,498.688 ft 45 m147.638 ft ASP


METAR
Observation GCTS 202230Z 32005KT 9999 SCT030 17/09 Q1005 NOSIG
Station Tenerife Sur
Date/Time 20 November 2014 22:30:00
Wind direction 320°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 17°C
Dew point 9°C
Humidity 59%
QNH 1005 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: