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El Hiero Airport

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GCHI
Airport
ICAO: GCHI – IATA: VDE
Summary
Name El Hiero Airport
Region Europe
Territory Canary Islands ES.gif
Location El Hierro
Serving El Hierro
Elevation 31.394 m
103 ft
103 ft31.394 m
Coordinates 27° 48' 50.42" N, 17° 53' 7.94" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
16/34 1250 m4,101.05 ft
30 m98.425 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation GCHI 211630Z 03016KT 360V060 9999 FEW030 23/15 Q1018
Station Hierro / Aeropuerto
Date/Time 21 October 2019 16:30:00
Wind direction 30°
Wind speed 16 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 23°C
Dew point 15°C
Humidity 60%
QNH 1018 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Volcanic Ash

El Hierro Airport

ICAO: GCHI IATA: VDE

Description

El Hierro Airport is an airport located 9 km4.86 nm
9,000 m
29,527.559 ft
northeast of Valverde. It is the only existing airport on the Island of El Hierro, Spain.

Climatology

Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) - characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. During the summer, subtropical high pressure cells dominate, making rainfall unlikely except for the occasional thunderstorm. In the winter, periodic storms bring rain (snow at higher elevations).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of GCHI

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