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Pago Pago International

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NSTU
Airport
ICAO: NSTU
Summary
Name Pago Pago International
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory American Samoa AS.gif
Location Tafuna, island of Tutuila
Serving
Coordinates 14° 19' 53.00" S, 170° 42' 41.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
8/26 1158 m3,799.213 ft
30 m98.425 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation NSTU 171950Z 13016KT 12SM SCT018 BKN240 28/24 A2998 RMK SLP152 T02810236
Station Pago Pago / Int. Airport
Date/Time 17 September 2019 19:50:00
Wind direction 130°
Wind speed 16 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 28.1°C
Dew point 23.6°C
Humidity 76%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

BS
Tag(s) Bird Strike

Pago Pago International Airport

ICAO: NSTU IATA: PPG

Description

Pago Pago International Airport, also referred to as Tafuna Airport (or Tafuna International Airport), Tafuna Airfield, Tafuna Airbase or Pago Pago International with airport designation PPG is a public airport located 11.3 km southwest of the central business district of Pago Pago, in the village and plains of Tafuna on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the United States.

Climatology

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 NSTU

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