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Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

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KNBC
Airport
ICAO: KNBC
Summary
Name Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Beaufort, South Carolina
Serving
Coordinates 32° 28' 44.90" N, 80° 43' 22.76" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 3719 m12,201.444 ft
61 m200.131 ft
PEM yes/yes
10/28 1958 m6,423.885 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP /
14/32 2438 m7,998.688 ft
61 m200.131 ft
PEM yes/yes
18/36 1201 m3,940.289 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation KNBC 181556Z 05007KT 10SM OVC060 24/21 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP186 T02440206
Station Beaufort, Marine Corps Air Station
Date/Time 18 September 2019 15:56:00
Wind direction 50°
Wind speed 07 kts
Lowest cloud amount overcast
Temperature 24.4°C
Dew point 20.6°C
Humidity 79%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Tropical Revolving Storm

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

ICAO: KNBC IATA: BFT

Description

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, or MCAS Beaufort, is a United States Marine Corps air base located 5 km2.7 nm
5,000 m
16,404.199 ft
northwest of the central business district of Beaufort, a city in Beaufort County, South Carolina.

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 KNBC

None on SKYbrary