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Grand Turk/JAGS McCartney International Airport

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Airport
ICAO: MBGT – IATA: GDT
Summary
Name Grand Turk/JAGS McCartney International Airport
Region South America and Caribbean
Territory Turks and Caicos Islands TC.gif
Location Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
Serving Grand Turk
Elevation 3.962 m
13 ft3.962 m
Coordinates 21° 26' 40.00" N, 71° 8' 32.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
11/29 1939 m6,361.549 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation MBGT 302200Z 09008KT 9999 SCT015 30/24 Q1013
Station TURKS ISLAND
Date/Time 30 October 2020 22:00:00
Wind direction 90°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 30°C
Dew point 24°C
Humidity 70%
QNH 1013 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Tropical Revolving Storm

JAGS McCartney International Airport (IATA: GDT), also known as Grand Turk International Airport, is an airport located one mile south of Cockburn Town on Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos Islands, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. The airport named for James Alexander George Smith McCartney, the island territory's first Chief Minister. It is the second largest airport in the Turks & Caicos, after Providenciales International Airport.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) - monthly mean temperature above 18°C64.4 °F
291.15 K
524.07 °R
in every month of the year and a pronounced dry season.

The dry season is in Feb/Mar. The Hurricane season lasts from May to December with the rainy season extending into January.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of MBGT

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