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Novo Progresso/Cachimbo Air Base/Campo de Provas Brigadeiro Velloso

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Name Novo Progresso/Cachimbo Air Base/Campo de Provas Brigadeiro Velloso
Region South America and Caribbean
Territory Brazil BR.gif
Location Serra do Cachimbo, Pará
Serving Serra do Cachimbo
Elevation 537.058 m
1,762 ft
1,762 ft537.058 m
Coordinates 9° 20' 4.00" S, 54° 57' 54.00" W
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
12/30 2599 m8,526.903 ft
45 m147.638 ft

Observation SBCC 231800Z 09009KT 020V130 9999 SCT040 FEW045TCU SCT100 31/18 Q1015
Station Cachimbo
Date/Time 23 September 2020 18:00:00
Wind direction 90°
Wind speed 09 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 31°C
Dew point 18°C
Humidity 45%
QNH 1015 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Military Airbase located near Serra do Cachimbo, Pará, Brasil. Part of Campo de Provas Brigadeiro Velloso, a large Brazilian military complex.


Tropical Rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af) - almost no distinct seasons, average daily temperature around 27°C throughout the year. Extensive cloud cover and heavy rainfall prevent temperatures from rising much over 33°C. The diurnal temperature change is between 2°C and 5°C which is greater than the annual temperature range of 2°C. Rainfall is heavy and is usually convectional and in the afternoon.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of SBCC

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