Newcastle-Nevis International Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
TKPN
Summary
ICAO Region: 
CARSAM
Location: 
Newcastle, Nevis,
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
17° 12' 20.52" N, 62° 35' 23.643" W
Metar
Observation
TKPN 171500Z 10013KT 9999 FEW024 28/19 Q1017
Station
Charlestown / Newcast
Date/Time
2022-01-17 15:00:00
Wind direction
100°
Wind speed
13 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
28°C
Dew point
19°C
Humidity
58%
QNH
1017 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Vance W. Amory International Airport serves the island of Nevis in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The airport has a single runway of about 1,220 m. The airport was previously known as Bambooshay Airport then Newcastle Airport in Nevis. It was renamed in 2002 to Vance W. Amory International Airport.

Climatology

Tropical Monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) - monthly mean temperatures above 18°C in every month of the year and features wet and dry seasons. A tropical monsoon climate typically features less pronounced dry seasons than a tropical savanna climate and see less variance in temperatures during the course of the year. The driest month nearly always occurs at or soon after the "winter" solstice.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
10/28 1218 30 ASP Yes/Yes
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