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Berkeley County Airport

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KMKS
Airport
ICAO: KMKS – IATA: -
Summary
Name Berkeley County Airport
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Serving Moncks Corner
Elevation 22.25 m
73 ft22.25 m
Coordinates 33° 11' 10.00" N, 80° 2' 7.99" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 1326 m4,350.394 ft
23 m75.459 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation KMKS 260415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM RA SCT050 SCT070 OVC080 15/15 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E
Station BERKELEY MONCKS
Date/Time 26 March 2019 04:15:00
Wind direction
Wind speed 00 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 15°C
Dew point 15°C
Humidity 100%
QNH hPa
Weather condition rain

A public-use airport in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States. It is located 1 nm1,852 m
1.852 km
6,076.115 ft
southwest of the central business district of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

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 KMKS

  • F16 / C150, vicinity Berkeley County SC USA, 2015 (On 7 July 2015, a mid-air collision occurred between an F16 and a Cessna 150 in VMC at 1,600 feet QNH in Class E airspace north of Charleston SC after neither pilot detected the conflict until it was too late to take avoiding action. Both aircraft subsequently crashed and the F16 pilot ejected. The parallel civil and military investigations conducted noted the limitations of see-and-avoid and attributed the accident to the failure of the radar controller working the F16 to provide appropriate timely resolution of the impending conflict.)