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Macau International Airport

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VMMC
Airport
ICAO: VMMC – IATA: MFM
Summary
Name Macau International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Macau MO.gif
Location Taipa
Serving Macau
Elevation 6.096 m
20 ft
20 ft6.096 m
Coordinates 22° 8' 58.00" N, 113° 35' 29.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
16/34 3214 m10,544.619 ft
45 m147.638 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation VMMC 171830Z 03005KT 340V060 9999 FEW020 26/21 Q1016 NOSIG
Station Taipa
Date/Time 17 October 2019 18:30:00
Wind direction 30°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 26°C
Dew point 21°C
Humidity 74%
QNH 1016 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Macau International Airport

ICAO: VMMC IATA: MFM

Description

Macau International Airport situated at the eastern end of Taipa island and neighbouring waters, is the only airport in Macau. Since then the airport has been a common transfer point for people traveling between mainland China and Taiwan, as well as a passenger hub for destinations in mainland China and Southeast Asia.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cwa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Winter months are drier than the summer months. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and the area is subject to frequent tropical typhoons.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of VMMC

  • DC10, Macau SAR China, 2005 (On 9 November 2005, a McDonnell Douglas DC10-30F almost failed to get airborne before the end of the runway on a night takeoff from Macau and its main landing gear then hit lighting and ILS equipment as it climbed at a very shallow angle. After flight, two wheel changes were required due to tyre damage. The Investigation was hindered by the failure of the State of the Operator to assist the Investigation but concluded that the aircraft had been correctly loaded and that the extended take off roll had been due to use of the wrong flap setting.)