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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 <br />5,355 ft <br />5,355 ft1,632.204 m <br />
Coordinates 35° 2' 34.20" N, 106° 36' 18.02" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
3/21 3048 m10,000 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CONC-G yes/yes
8/26 4204 m13,792.651 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CONC-G yes/yes
12/30 1829 m6,000.656 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CONC-G yes/yes
17/35 3048 m10,000 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASPH-CONC- yes/yes


METAR
Observation KABQ 231552Z 25014G27KT 10SM SCT075 SCT085 12/M01 A2989 RMK AO2 PK WND 25027/1547 SLP070 T01221011
Station Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport
Date/Time 23 April 2021 15:52:00
Wind direction 250°
Wind speed 14 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 12.2°C
Dew point
Humidity 39%
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 <br />5,000 m <br />16,404.199 ft <br /> 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