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Learmonth

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YPLM
Airport
ICAO: YPLM
Summary
Name Learmonth
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Australia AU.gif
Location Exmouth, Western Australia
Serving Exmouth
Coordinates 22° 13' 58.85" S, 114° 5' 31.36" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
18/36 3047 m9,996.719 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation YPLM 200414Z AUTO 15021G31KT 9999 // NCD 24/07 Q1016
Station Learmonth Airport
Date/Time 20 April 2019 04:14:00
Wind direction 150°
Wind speed 21 kts
Lowest cloud amount no clouds detected
Temperature 24°C
Dew point 7°C
Humidity 33%
QNH 1016 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Tropical Revolving Storm

RAAF Learmonth, also known as Learmonth Airport, is a joint use Royal Australian Air Force base and civil airport. It is located near the town of Exmouth on the north-west coast of Western Australia.

As an RAAF base, Learmonth is one of the RAAF's three 'bare bases'. No Air Force units are currently based at Learmonth and it is maintained by a small caretaker staff during peacetime.

Climatology

Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop towards freezing due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of YPLM

None on SKYbrary