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Latest revision as of 07:17, 1 July 2020

Airport
ICAO: BGTL – IATA: THU
Summary
Name USAF Thule Airport
Region Northern Atlantic
Territory Greenland GL.gif
Location Thule
Serving Thule
Elevation 76.505 m
251 ft
251 ft76.505 m
Coordinates 76° 31' 51.79" N, 68° 42' 23.58" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 3047 m9,996.719 ft
43 m141.076 ft
ASPH /
08T/26T 3047 m9,996.719 ft
43 m141.076 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation BGTL 051856Z AUTO 28005KT 9999 BKN065 BKN090 05/05 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP086 T00490048 TSNO $
Station Thule A. B.
Date/Time 05 July 2020 18:56:00
Wind direction 280°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 4.9°C
Dew point 4.8°C
Humidity 99%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Low Level Turbulence

USAF Thule Airport

ICAO: BGTL IATA: THU

Description

Military (USA) and civil airport in northwest Greenland.

Climatology

Tundra climate (Köppen climate classification ET) - warmest month has an average temperature of 0 - 10 degrees C.

Maps

Terrain

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Airport Layout

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  • ATC procedures:
    • Due to proximity to the north magnetic pole, magnetic variation is not constant; therefore all direction is measured with reference to True North.
    • Takeoffs are normally from Rwy 26T and landings on Rwy 08T.
  • Runway friction: The runway is painted white with red markings. This reduces the braking efficiency even in dry conditions but especially when it is contaminated. Appropriate corrections should be made to takeoff and landing performance calculations. See the following SKYbrary article for generic guidance: Runway Surface Friction
  • Turbulence: When the surface wind exceeds 30 kts from 125 deg - 185 deg T expect moderate turbulence to 5000 ft and severe downdrafts on final approach to Rwy 08T.

Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of BGTL

None on SKYbrary