Lajes Air Base
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|ICAO: LPLA – IATA: TER|
|Name||Lajes Air Base|
|Location||Lajes, Região Autónoma dos Açores|
|Elevation||54.864 m |
180 ft54.864 m
|Coordinates||38° 45' 54.37" N, 27° 5' 39.75" W|
|Date/Time||21 February 2020 14:00:00|
|Lowest cloud amount||broken clouds|
ICAO: LPLA IATA: TER
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.
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.