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Gulfport-Biloxi International

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KGPT
Airport
ICAO: KGPT
Summary
Name Gulfport-Biloxi International
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi
Serving
Coordinates 30° 24' 48.17" N, 89° 4' 22.65" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 2134 m7,001.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP /
14/32 2744 m9,002.625 ft
46 m150.919 ft
PEM yes/yes
18/36 1504 m4,934.383 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation KGPT 152153Z 12011KT 10SM CLR 31/22 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP145 T03060217
Station Gulfport, Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport
Date/Time 15 September 2019 21:53:00
Wind direction 120°
Wind speed 11 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 30.6°C
Dew point 21.7°C
Humidity 59%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

BS
Tag(s) Bird Strike
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
WX
Tag(s) Tropical Revolving Storm

Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

ICAO: KGPT IATA: GPT

Description

Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is a joint civil-military public use airport located 6 km3.24 nm
6,000 m
19,685.039 ft
northeast of the central business district of Gulfport, a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States.

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).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KGPT

  • E145/C172, Gulfport MS USA, 2011 (On 19 June 2011, an Embraer ERJ145 being operated by Expressjet AL on a scheduled passenger flight departing Gulfport in day VMC came into close proximity with a privately operated Cessna 172 which had just departed another runway at the same airport which had an extended centreline which passed through the centreline of the runway used by the 145. There was no manoeuvring by either aircraft and no injuries to any occupants.)