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Berkeley County Airport

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KMKS
Airport
ICAO: KMKS – IATA: -
Summary
Name Berkeley County Airport
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Serving Moncks Corner
Elevation 22.25 m
73 ft22.25 m
Coordinates 33° 11' 10.00" N, 80° 2' 7.99" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 1326 m4,350.394 ft
23 m75.459 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation KMKS 232335Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM CLR 23/06 A3001 RMK AO2
Station BERKELEY MONCKS
Date/Time 23 April 2019 23:35:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 09 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 23°C
Dew point 6°C
Humidity 33%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

A public-use airport in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States. It is located 1 nm1,852 m
1.852 km
6,076.115 ft
southwest of the central business district of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

Climatology

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).

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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.)