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|ICAO: YPKG – IATA: KGI|
|Region||Asia and Pacific|
|Location||Kalgoorlie, Western Australia|
|Elevation||366.674 m |
1,203 ft366.674 m
|Coordinates||30° 47' 4.85" S, 121° 27' 35.88" E|
|Station||Kalgoorlie Boulder Amo|
|Date/Time||16 April 2019 14:00:00|
|Wind speed||06 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||no clouds detected|
Airport located 7 km from the center of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Hot, semi-arid/Steppe climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) - hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and mild to warm winters, with low annual precipitation.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of YPKG
- B712, vicinity Kalgoorlie Western Australia, 2010 (On 13 October 2010, a Boeing 717-200 being operated by Cobham Aviation Services Australia for QantasLink on a scheduled passenger flight from Perth to Kalgoorlie Western Australia carried out two consecutive approaches at destination in day VMC which resulted in stick shaker activations and subsequent go arounds. A third approach at a higher indicated airspeed was uneventful and continued to a landing. There were no abrupt manoeuvres and none of the 102 occupants were injured.)