Berkeley County Airport
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|ICAO: KMKS – IATA: -|
|Name||Berkeley County Airport|
|Location||Moncks Corner, South Carolina|
|Elevation||22.25 m |
73 ft22.25 m
|Coordinates||33° 11' 10.00" N, 80° 2' 7.99" W|
|Date/Time||21 April 2019 01:35:00|
|Wind speed||04 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||scattered clouds|
A public-use airport in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States. It is located 1 nm1,852 m
southwest of the central business district of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.
Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KMKS
- F16 / C150, vicinity Berkeley County SC USA, 2015 (On 7 July 2015, a mid-air collision occurred between an F16 and a Cessna 150 in VMC at 1,600 feet QNH in Class E airspace north of Charleston SC after neither pilot detected the conflict until it was too late to take avoiding action. Both aircraft subsequently crashed and the F16 pilot ejected. The parallel civil and military investigations conducted noted the limitations of see-and-avoid and attributed the accident to the failure of the radar controller working the F16 to provide appropriate timely resolution of the impending conflict.)