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Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base

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Airport
ICAO: KABQ – IATA: ABQ
Summary
Name Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico
Serving Albuquerque
Elevation 1,632.204 m <br />5,355 ft <br />5,355 ft1,632.204 m <br />
Coordinates 35° 2' 34.20" N, 106° 36' 18.02" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
3/21 3048 m10,000 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CONC-G yes/yes
8/26 4204 m13,792.651 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CONC-G yes/yes
12/30 1829 m6,000.656 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CONC-G yes/yes
17/35 3048 m10,000 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASPH-CONC- yes/yes


METAR
Observation KABQ 091052Z 24006KT 10SM CLR 16/M04 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP073 T01561044
Station Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport
Date/Time 09 May 2021 10:52:00
Wind direction 240°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 15.6°C
Dew point
Humidity 24%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

RE
Tag(s) Hot and High Operations

Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base

ICAO: KABQ IATA: ABQ

Description

Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base is a joint public/military (USAF) airport located 5 km2.7 nm <br />5,000 m <br />16,404.199 ft <br /> southeast of the central business district of Albuquerque, a city in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The airport serves Albuquerque and Santa Fe (also served by Santa Fe Municipal Airport, providing regional jet service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport).

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 to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KABQ

None on SKYbrary