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|Location||Alton, Madison County, Illinois|
|Coordinates||38° 53' 20.90" N, 90° 2' 49.43" W|
|Station||Alton/St. Louis, St. Louis Regional Airport|
|Date/Time||23 May 2019 21:50:00|
|Wind speed||04 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
St. Louis Regional Airport
ICAO: KALN IATA: ALN
St. Louis Regional Airport is a public airport located 6 km3.24 nm
east of the central business district of Alton, a city in Madison County, Illinois, United States.
The St. Louis metropolitan area is also served by Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis, Missouri; MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Belleville, Illinois; St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, St. Clair County, Illinois; and Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, Missouri.
St. Louis lies in the transition between a humid subtropical and humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa/Dfa), with neither large mountains nor large bodies of water to moderate its temperature. It is subject to both cold Arctic air and hot, humid tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico. Spring is the wettest season and produces erratic severe weather ranging from tornadoes to winter storms. Summers are hot and humid. Winters are cold with periodic snow and temperatures often below freezing. Winter storm systems, can bring days of heavy freezing rain, ice pellets, and snowfall.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KALN
None on SKYbrary