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Beef Island/Terrance B. Lettsome International

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TUPJ
Airport
ICAO: TUPJ – IATA: EIS
Summary
Name Beef Island/Terrance B. Lettsome International
Region South America and Caribbean
Territory British Virgin Islands VG.gif
Location Beef Island, BVI
Serving Tortola
Elevation 4.877 m
16 ft4.877 m
Coordinates 18° 26' 44.55" N, 64° 32' 30.40" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
7/25 1415 m4,642.388 ft
27 m88.583 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation TUPJ 252000Z 10005KT 10SM SCT019 29/19 A3001 RMK Q1016
Station Beef Island, Tortola
Date/Time 25 April 2019 20:00:00
Wind direction 100°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 29°C
Dew point 19°C
Humidity 54%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

Description

Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, previously known as Beef Island Airport, is the main airport serving the British Virgin Islands, a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. The airport serves as the gateway to just about all of the islands within the BVI. Many travelers fly into Beef Island, with the intention of taking the ferry to the other smaller British Virgin Islands. The airport is located on Beef Island, a small island off the main island of Tortola, to which it is connected by the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw)

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of TUPJ

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