Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base

Airport
ICAO code: 
KABQ
IATA Code: 
ABQ
Summary
ICAO Region: 
NAM
Territory: 
Location: 
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico,
Serving: 
Albuquerque
Elevation: 
5355 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
35° 2' 34.197" N, 106° 36' 18.019" W
Airport RE: 
Hot and High Operations
Metar
Observation
KABQ 271852Z 33007KT 10SM CLR 12/M08 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP201 T01171078
Station
Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport
Date/Time
2021-11-27 18:52:00
Wind direction
330°
Wind speed
07 kts
Lowest cloud amount
n/a
Temperature
11.7°C
Dew point
-7.8°C
Humidity
24%
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base is a joint public/military (USAF) airport located 5 km southeast of the central business district of Albuquerque, a city in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The airport serves Albuquerque and Santa Fe (also served by Santa Fe Municipal Airport, providing regional jet service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport).

Climatology

Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
12/30 1829 46 CONC-G Yes/Yes
3/21 3048 46 CONC-G Yes/Yes
17/35 3048 46 ASPH-CONC- Yes/Yes
8/26 4204 46 CONC-G Yes/Yes
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