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Penang International Airport

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Name Penang International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Malaysia MY.gif
Location Bayan Lepas, Penang, Penang
Serving Penang
Elevation 3.353 m
11 ft3.353 m
Coordinates 5° 17' 37.93" N, 100° 15' 56.15" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 3352 m10,997.375 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation WMKP 210400Z VRB03KT 9000 FEW017CB 31/20 Q1011 NOSIG
Station Penang / Bayan Lepas
Date/Time 21 November 2019 04:00:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 31°C
Dew point 20°C
Humidity 52%
QNH 1011 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Penang International Airport, previously known as Bayan Lepas International Airport, is situated in the Bayan Lepas area that at southeast of Penang Island, Malaysia. The airport is located 14 km7.559 nm
14,000 m
45,931.759 ft
away from George Town, the capital city of Penang.


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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The following coordinate was not recognized: span class="smw-format list-format ">5° 17' 37.93" N, 100° 15' 56.15" E.

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