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RAF Benson

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EGUB
Airport
ICAO: EGUB
Summary
Name RAF Benson
Region Europe
Territory United Kingdom GB.gif
Location Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Serving
Coordinates 51° 36' 58.0032", -1° 5' 44.9988"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 1823 m5,980.971 ft 46 m150.919 ft ASP /
6/24 1458 m4,783.465 ft 30 m98.425 ft ASP /
METAR
Observation EGUB 180350Z AUTO 16002KT 9999 // BKN032/// SCT041/// 03/01 Q1024
Station Benson
Date/Time 18 November 2017 03:50:00
Wind direction 160°
Wind speed 02 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 3°C
Dew point 1°C
Humidity 86%
QNH 1024 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Fog

RAF Benson

ICAO: EGUB IATA: BEX

Description

Military airbase South East of Oxford hosting support helicopters and basic training aircraft.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C287.15 K
57.2 °F
516.87 °R
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EGUB

None on SKYbrary