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St. Louis Downtown Airport

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KCPS
Airport
ICAO: KCPS – IATA: CPS
Summary
Name St. Louis Downtown Airport
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Cahokia, St. Clair County, Illinois
Serving St. Louis
Elevation 125.882 m <br />413 ft <br />413 ft125.882 m <br />
Coordinates 38° 34' 20.78" N, 90° 9' 26.17" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 853 m2,798.556 ft <br /> 23 m75.459 ft <br /> ASPH-F yes/yes
12L/30R 1158 m3,799.213 ft <br /> 23 m75.459 ft <br /> CON yes/yes
12R/30L 2133 m6,998.032 ft <br /> 30 m98.425 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation KCPS 220353Z AUTO 33004KT 10SM CLR 16/09 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP154 T01610094 PNO
Station Cahokia / St. Louis, St. Louis Downtown Airport
Date/Time 22 June 2021 03:53:00
Wind direction 330°
Wind speed 04 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 16.1°C
Dew point 9.4°C
Humidity 64%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

St. Louis Downtown Airport

ICAO: KCPS IATA: CPS

Description

St. Louis Downtown Airport is a public-use airport located in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, 2 km1.08 nm <br />2,000 m <br />6,561.68 ft <br /> east of the central business district of Cahokia, in St. Clair 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 Regional Airport in Alton, Illinois; and Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Climatology

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.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KCPS

  • LJ24, vicinity Belleville Illinois USA, 2003 (On November 12, 2003, a Bombardier Learjet 24D being operated on a non scheduled flight by Multi-Aero Inc. was destroyed during a forced landing and post crash fire following a loss of power in both engines after an encounter with a flock of birds just after take off from St. Louis Downtown Airport.)