Shaw Air Force Base

Airport
ICAO code: 
KSSC
Summary
ICAO Region: 
NAM
Territory: 
Location: 
Sumter, South Carolina,
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
33° 58' 23.005" N, 80° 28' 22.001" W
Airport LOS: 
Parallel Runway Operation
Metar
Observation
KSSC 020956Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/02 A3006 RMK AO2A SLP181 T00520024
Station
Shaw Air Force Base
Date/Time
2021-12-02 09:56:00
Wind direction
Wind speed
00 kts
Lowest cloud amount
n/a
Temperature
5.2°C
Dew point
2.4°C
Humidity
82%
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Shaw Air Force Base is a United States Military facility located 14 km west-northwest of the central business district of Sumter, South Carolina.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
04R/22L 2439 46 CON Yes/Yes
04L/22R 3053 46 CON Yes/Yes
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