GCHI

El Hiero Airport

Airport
ICAO code
GCHI
IATA Code
VDE
Summary
ICAO Region
EUR
ICAO Territory
Location

El Hierro,

Serving
El Hierro
Elevation
103 ft
Coordinates
27° 48' 50" N , 17° 53' 8" W
KCC
Csa
Airport WX
Volcanic Ash
Metar
Observation
GCHI 112330Z AUTO 35018KT 9999 FEW017 22/19 Q1016
Station
Hierro / Aeropuerto
Date/Time
2022-08-11 23:30:00
Wind direction
350°
Wind speed
18 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
22°C
Dew point
19°C
Humidity
83%
QNH
1016 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Description

El Hierro Airport is an airport located 9 km northeast of Valverde. It is the only existing airport on the Island of El Hierro, Spain.

Climatology

Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
16/34 1250 30 ASP Yes/Yes

Airport map

Aerial View

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