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|Region||Asia and Pacific|
|Location||Barrigada and Tamuning|
|Coordinates||13° 29' 2.00" N, 144° 47' 50.00" E|
|Station||Agana, Guam International Airport|
|Date/Time||11 April 2019 09:54:00|
|Wind speed||05 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport
ICAO: PGUM IATA: GUM
International airport serving Guam.
Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) - monthly mean temperature above 18°C64.4 °F
in every month of the year and a pronounced dry season (December to June).
Guam is affected by Tropical Revolving Storms during the wet season from July to November.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of PGUM
- A333, vicinity Wom Guam Airport, Guam, 2002 (On 16 December 2002, approximately 1735 UTC, an Airbus A330-330, operating as Philippine Airlines flight 110, struck power lines while executing a localizer-only Instrument Landing System (ILS) approach to runway 6L at A.B. Pat Won Guam International Airport, Agana, Guam. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed during the approach. Following a ground proximity warning system (GPWS) alert, the crew executed a missed approach and landed successfully after a second approach to the airport.)
- B743, vicinity Won Guam Airport, Guam, 1997 (On 6 August 1997, Korean Air flight 801, a Boeing 747-300, crashed at night at Nimitz Hill, 3 miles southwest of Won Guam International Airport, Agana, Guam while on final approach for runway 6 Left. Of the 254 persons on board, 228 were killed, and 23 passengers and 3 flight attendants survived the accident with serious injuries.)