Christmas Island Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
YPXM
IATA Code: 
XCH
Summary
ICAO Region: 
APAC
Territory: 
Location: 
Christmas Island, External territory of Australia
Serving: 
Christmas Island
Elevation: 
916 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
10° 27' 4.349" S, 105° 41' 18.763" E
Metar
Observation
YPXM 241530Z AUTO 26005KT 9999 // SCT021 SCT027 25/22 Q1010
Station
Christmas Island Aerodrome
Date/Time
2022-01-24 15:30:00
Wind direction
260°
Wind speed
05 kts
Lowest cloud amount
scattered clouds
Temperature
25°C
Dew point
22°C
Humidity
83%
QNH
1010 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Christmas Island Airport is an airport located on Christmas Island, a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. The island is located 2,600 kilometres northwest of the Western Australian city of Perth, 500 km south of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and 975 km east-northeast of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) - monthly mean temperature above 18°C in every month of the year and a pronounced dry season. Heat and humidity are moderated by the Trade Winds.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
18/36 2103 45 ASP Yes/Yes
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