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Dyess Air Force Base

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KDYS
Airport
ICAO: KDYS
Summary
Name Dyess Air Force Base
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Abilene, Texas
Serving
Coordinates 32° 25' 20.56" N, 99° 50' 30.73" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
16/34 4115 m13,500.656 ft
91 m298.556 ft
PEM yes/yes
161/341 1067 m3,500.656 ft
18 m59.055 ft
GRE /
162/342 1067 m3,500.656 ft
18 m59.055 ft
ASPH /


METAR
Observation KDYS 160556Z AUTO 01008KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP130 T00211042 10154 20021 402390021 50008 $
Station Abilene, Dyess Air Force Base
Date/Time 16 February 2019 05:56:00
Wind direction 10°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 2.1°C
Dew point
Humidity 63%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

LOS
Tag(s) Parallel Runway Operation
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus

Dyess Air Force Base

ICAO: KDYS IATA: DYS

Description

Dyess Air Force Base is a United States Air Force facility located 11 km5.94 nm
11,000 m
36,089.239 ft
southwest of the central business district of the city of Abilene, Texas.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KDYS

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