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
Airport WX
Volcanic Ash
Metar
GCHI 201600Z 36011KT 330V040 9999 FEW024 22/16 Q1016

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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