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RAF St Athan

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EGDX
Airport
ICAO: EGDX
Summary
Name RAF St Athan
Region Europe
Territory United Kingdom GB.gif
Location St Athan, Glamorgan, Wales
Serving
Coordinates 51° 24' 19.00" N, 3° 26' 0.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 1825 m5,987.533 ft
43 m141.076 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation EGDX 220850Z AUTO 19004KT 9999 OVC027/// 10/07 Q1027
Station St Athan Royal Air Force Base
Date/Time 22 March 2019 08:50:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 04 kts
Lowest cloud amount overcast
Temperature 10°C
Dew point 7°C
Humidity 81%
QNH 1027 hPa
Weather condition n/a

RAF St Athan

ICAO: EGDX IATA: DGX

Description

MOD St Athan is a large United Kingdom Ministry of Defence unit near the village of St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan, southern Wales.

Note that St Athan is in close proximity to Cardiff airport (EGFF) some 3nm to the east.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
287.15 K
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EGDX

None on SKYbrary