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Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base

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KABQ
Airport
ICAO: KABQ – IATA: ABQ
Summary
Name Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico
Serving Albuquerque
Elevation 1,632.204 m
5,355 ft
5,355 ft1,632.204 m
Coordinates 35° 2' 34.1969", -106° 36' 18.0189"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
3/21 3048 m10,000 ft 46 m150.919 ft CONC-G yes/yes
8/26 4204 m13,792.651 ft 46 m150.919 ft CONC-G yes/yes
12/30 1829 m6,000.656 ft 46 m150.919 ft CONC-G yes/yes
17/35 3048 m10,000 ft 46 m150.919 ft ASPH-CONC- yes/yes


METAR
Observation KABQ 191352Z 12005KT 10SM CLR 22/04 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP105 T02170039
Station Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport
Date/Time 19 June 2018 13:52:00
Wind direction 120°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 21.7°C
Dew point 3.9°C
Humidity 31%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

RE
Tag(s) Hot and High Operations

Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base

ICAO: KABQ IATA: ABQ

Description

Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base is a joint public/military (USAF) airport located 5 km2.7 nm
5,000 m
16,404.199 ft
southeast of the central business district of Albuquerque, a city in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The airport serves Albuquerque and Santa Fe (also served by Santa Fe Municipal Airport, providing regional jet service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport).

Climatology

Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KABQ

None on SKYbrary