Ellsworth Air Force Base

Airport
ICAO code: 
KRCA
Summary
ICAO Region: 
NAM
Territory: 
Location: 
Rapid City, South Dakota,
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
44° 8' 47.76" N, 103° 5' 33.34" W
Airport CFIT: 
Altimeter Temperature Error Correction
Metar
Observation
KRCA 082356Z AUTO 28003KT 10SM SCT180 05/M06 A2941 RMK AO2 SLP984 T00511059 10132 20047 55004 $
Station
Ellsworth Air Force Base
Date/Time
2021-12-08 23:56:00
Wind direction
280°
Wind speed
03 kts
Lowest cloud amount
scattered clouds
Temperature
5.1°C
Dew point
-5.9°C
Humidity
44%
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Ellsworth Air Force Base is a United States Air Force facility located 16 km northeast of the central business district of Rapid City, South Dakota.

Climatology

Semi-arid steppe climate Köppen climate classification BSk). Hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and cold, sometimes very cold winters. Some snowfall during the winter. Areas featuring cold semi-arid climates are sometimes subject to major temperature swings during a 24 hour period.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
13/31 4114 91 CON Yes/Yes
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