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Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base

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KABQ
Airport
ICAO: KABQ – IATA: ABQ
Summary
Name Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico
Serving Albuquerque
Elevation 1,632.204 m
5,355 ft
5,355 ft1,632.204 m
Coordinates 35° 2' 34.20" N, 106° 36' 18.02" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
3/21 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CONC-G yes/yes
8/26 4204 m13,792.651 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CONC-G yes/yes
12/30 1829 m6,000.656 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CONC-G yes/yes
17/35 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASPH-CONC- yes/yes


METAR
Observation KABQ 161352Z 00000KT 10SM FEW190 BKN230 12/M06 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP092 T01221061
Station Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport
Date/Time 16 April 2019 13:52:00
Wind direction
Wind speed 00 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 12.2°C
Dew point
Humidity 27%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

RE
Tag(s) Hot and High Operations

Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base

ICAO: KABQ IATA: ABQ

Description

Albuquerque International Sunport/Kirtland Air Force Base is a joint public/military (USAF) airport located 5 km2.7 nm
5,000 m
16,404.199 ft
southeast of the central business district of Albuquerque, a city in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The airport serves Albuquerque and Santa Fe (also served by Santa Fe Municipal Airport, providing regional jet service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport).

Climatology

Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KABQ

None on SKYbrary