YPXM

Christmas Island Airport

Airport
ICAO code
YPXM
IATA Code
XCH
Summary
ICAO Region
APAC
ICAO Territory
Location

Christmas Island, External territory of Australia

Serving
Christmas Island
Elevation
916 ft
Coordinates
10° 27' 4" S , 105° 41' 19" E
KCC
Metar
YPXM 221600Z AUTO 21003KT 9999 // SCT019 BKN024 26/23 Q1013

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.

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