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Lajes Air Base

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LPLA
Airport
ICAO: LPLA – IATA: TER
Summary
Name Lajes Air Base
Region Northern Atlantic
Territory Portugal PT.gif
Location Lajes, Região Autónoma dos Açores
Serving Lajes
Elevation 54.864 m
180 ft
180 ft54.864 m
Coordinates 38° 45' 54.37" N, 27° 5' 39.75" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
15/33 3313 m10,869.423 ft
60 m196.85 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation LPLA 140500Z /////KT 9999 BKN035 17/12 Q1033
Station Lajes Acores
Date/Time 14 November 2019 05:00:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 17°C
Dew point 12°C
Humidity 72%
QNH 1033 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Lajes Airport

ICAO: LPLA IATA: TER

Description

Lajes Field or Lajes Air Base (Portuguese: Base Aérea das Lajes), officially designated Air Base No. 4, is a Portuguese Air Force facility home to the Azores Air Zone Command (Comando da Zona Aérea dos Açores) Base Aérea nº 4 and to a United States Air Force detachment, and located near Lajes on Terceira Island in the Azores, Portugal.

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.

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