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Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

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KNKX
Airport
ICAO: KNKX
Summary
Name Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location San Diego, California
Serving
Coordinates 32° 52' 12.5252", -117° 8' 38.8417"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
06L/24R 3658 m12,001.312 ft 61 m200.131 ft CON yes/yes
06R/24L 2438 m7,998.688 ft 61 m200.131 ft PEM yes/yes
10/28 853 m2,798.556 ft 61 m200.131 ft CON yes/yes
METAR
Observation KNKX 180355Z 07004KT 10SM SCT014 OVC022 19/15 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP184 T01890150 $
Station San Diego, Miramar MCAS/Mitscher Field Airport
Date/Time 18 November 2017 03:55:00
Wind direction 70°
Wind speed 04 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 18.9°C
Dew point 15°C
Humidity 78%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Fog

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

ICAO: KNKX IATA: NKX

Description

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar), formerly Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, is a United States Marine Corps installation that is located in Miramar, California, approximately 16 km8.639 nm
16,000 m
52,493.438 ft
north of the central business district of San Diego.

Climatology

Semi-arid or Mediterranean (Köppen climate classification BSh or Csa/Csb). It enjoys mild, sunny weather throughout the year. Since the San Diego area straddles areas of Mediterranean climate (Csa) to the north, and Semi-arid climate (BSh) to the south and east, the climate is often referred to as "Mediterranean" or "arid-mediterranean". Fog is common in May and June.

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