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Christmas Island Airport

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YPXM
Airport
ICAO: YPXM – IATA: XCH
Summary
Name Christmas Island Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Australia AU.gif
Location Christmas Island, External territory of Australia
Serving Christmas Island
Elevation 279.197 m
916 ft
916 ft279.197 m
Coordinates 10° 27' 4.35" S, 105° 41' 18.76" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
18/36 2103 m6,899.606 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation YPXM 171600Z AUTO 13012KT 9999 // BKN016 23/20 Q1014
Station Christmas Island Aerodrome
Date/Time 17 October 2019 16:00:00
Wind direction 130°
Wind speed 12 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 23°C
Dew point 20°C
Humidity 83%
QNH 1014 hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Tropical Revolving Storm

Christmas Island Airport is an airport located on Christmas Island, a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. The island is located 2,600 kilometres northwest of the Western Australian city of Perth, 500 km south of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and 975 km east-northeast of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) - monthly mean temperature above 18°C64.4 °F
291.15 K
524.07 °R
in every month of the year and a pronounced dry season. Heat and humidity are moderated by the Trade Winds.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of YPXM

None on SKYbrary