Aeronautical current weather observation and short-term forecast for pilots, flight preparation with the METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report : current weather report), and TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast: short-term weather forecast message for aviation). And other resources like VAC (Visual Approach Chart) and NOTAM (Notice To Airman) to prepare a flights.
METAR, TAF, VAC, NOTAM Kirkwall airport (United Kingdom) / ICAO EGPA/ IATA KOI
Kirkwall airport (United Kingdom) is located close to Orkney Islands, Kirkwall at 3 mile↑, Orcades at 4 mile↑, Orphir at 8 mile↑, Stromness at 14 mile↑, Pierowall at 25 mile↑, Thurso at 34 mile↑, Ackergill at 35 mile↑, Wick at 37 mile↑, Brora at 74 mile↑, Golspie at 78 mile↑,
Elevation : 15 m = 49 ft
- runway 09/27 : 1428 m = 4685 ft
- runway 06/24 : 1183 m = 3881 ft
- runway 15/33 : 680 m = 2231 ft
aerial view of Kirkwall
METAR for Kirkwall airport - EGPA
EGPA 261220Z 02008KT 7000 FEW003 SCT010 BKN017 15/14 Q1008
Decoded METAR for Kirkwall Airport (United Kingdom)
METAR issued by EGPA on Monday 26th of July 2021 at 12:20 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 4 hours and 42 minutes ago.
Visibility is 7 km = 4 mile.
Temperature is 15 °C = 59 °F and dew point is 14 °C = 57 °F . This correspond to 94% relative humidity.
QNH is 1008 mb = 29.77 inHg
Wind speed is 15 km/h = 8 kt, direction is 20°.
Clouds : few clouds at 300 ft = 90 m. scattered clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m. broken at 1700 ft = 520 m.
TAF for Kirkwall airport - EGPA
EGPA 261156Z 2612/2621 01009KT 9999 SCT007 BKN017 BECMG 2612/2615 BKN008 TEMPO 2612/2621 6000 -RADZ BKN004 PROB30 TEMPO 2612/2621 3000 DZRA BKN001 BECMG 2615/2618 30010KT
Decoded TAF for Kirkwall Airport (United Kingdom)
TAF issued by EGPA on Monday 26th of July 2021 at 11:56 UTC, issued 5 hours and 6 minutes ago. A 9 hour weather forecast that is updated every 3 hours.
from Monday 26th of July 2021 à 12:00 heure TU to Monday 26th of July 2021 à 12:00 heure UTC
2612/2621 01009KT 9999 SCT007 BKN017
Wind 9 kt = 17 km/h, direction is 10°
Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.
scattered clouds at 700 ft = 210 m broken at 1700 ft = 520 m
becoming from Monday 26th of July 2021 à 15:00 heure TU to Monday 26th of July 2021 à 15:00 heure UTC
BECMG 2612/2615 BKN008
broken at 800 ft = 240 m
temporarily from Monday 26th of July 2021 à 12:00 heure TU to Monday 26th of July 2021 à 21:00 heure UTC
TEMPO 2612/2621 6000 -RADZ BKN004
Visibility is 6 km = 4 mile.
light rain drizzle
broken at 400 ft = 120 m
probability of 30% to have temporarily from Monday 26th of July 2021 à 12:00 heure TU to Monday 26th of July 2021 à 21:00 heure UTC
PROB30 TEMPO 2612/2621 3000 DZRA BKN001
Visibility is 3 km = 2 mile.
broken at 100 ft = 30 m
becoming from Monday 26th of July 2021 à 18:00 heure TU to Monday 26th of July 2021 à 21:00 heure UTC
BECMG 2615/2618 30010KT
Wind 10 kt = 19 km/h, direction is 300°
NOTAM for Kirkwall Airport
NOTAMs are provided without any guarantee of their topicality. The pilot is the only person responsible for the verification of its validity before using it operationally to prepare a flight or to use it during its navigation.
NOTAM Aerodrome traffic zone / valid from Thursday 29th of July 2021 at 06:15 to Thursday 29th of July 2021 at 19:00
A) EGPA B) 2107290615 C) 2107291900
E) KIRKWALL ATZ DEACTIVATED. AD/ATC/AFIS/MET ADDITIONALLY CLOSED. OUT
OF HOURS INDEMNITIES WITHDRAWN. NORMAL CALLOUT PROCEDURES APPLY FOR
AMBULANCE, SAR AND EMERGENCY FLIGHTS.
CREATED: 24 Jul 2021 05:27:00
NOTAM Transmissometer / valid from Thursday 15th of July 2021 at 07:22 to Friday 30th of July 2021 at 19:00
Q) EGPX/QFTAS/I /B /A /000/999/5857N00254W005
A) EGPA B) 2107150722 C) 2107301900
E) INSTR RVR OUT OF SERVICE. MET VIS ONLY AVAILABLE
CREATED: 15 Jul 2021 07:30:00
NOTAM VOR / valid from Tuesday 27th of July 2021 at 08:00 to Tuesday 27th of July 2021 at 14:00
Q) EGPX/QNVAS/IV/BO /A /000/999/5858N00254W005
A) EGPA B) 2107270800 C) 2107271400
E) KIRKWALL DVOR KWL 108.6 MHZ OUT OF SERVICE DUE MAINTENANCE
CREATED: 01 Jul 2021 15:24:00
NOTAM GNSS airfield-specific operations / valid from Friday 25th of June 2021 at 00:01 to Saturday 25th of September 2021 at 23:59
Q) EGPX/QGAAU/I /NBO/A /000/999/5857N00254W005
A) EGPA B) 2106250001 C) 2109242359
E) LPV LINES OF OCA(H) DISPLAYED ON THE RNP INSTRUMENT
APPROACH CHARTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR USE.
CREATED: 08 Jun 2021 13:36:00
NOTAM Aerodrome / valid from Monday 24th of May 2021 at 06:15 to Saturday 31st of July 2021 at 19:00
Q) EGPX/QFALT/IV/NBO/A /000/999/5857N00254W005
A) EGPA B) 2105240615 C) 2107311900
E) OUT OF HOURS INDEMNITIES WITHDRAWN DUE WIP NORMAL CALLOUT
PROCEDURES APPLY FOR AMBULANCE, SAR AND EMERGENCY FLIGHTS.
CREATED: 20 May 2021 12:19:00
NOTAM Obstacle lights on / valid from Saturday 1st of May 2021 at 06:30 to Saturday 31st of July 2021 at 19:00
Q) EGPX/QOLAS/IV/M /AE/000/009/5859N00302W001
A) EGPA B) 2105010630 C) 2107311900
E) OBST LGT U/S ON MAST AT PSN 585916.52N 0030131.96W (KIRKWALL
OBSTACLE ID EGPA8509) ELEVATION 849FT AMSL.
CREATED: 01 May 2021 06:40:00
nearest airports to Kirkwall
- for Stronsay airport (EGER) at 17 mile↑
- for Eday airport (EGED) at 17 mile↑
- for Sanday airport (EGES) at 23 mile↑
- for Westray airport (EGEW) at 27 mile↑
- for Papa Westray airport (EGEP) at 27 mile
- for North Ronaldsay airport (EGEN) at 33 mile↑
- for Wick airport (EGPC) at 35 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Fair Isle airport (EGEF) at 60 mile↑
- NOTAM : ICAO (www.icao.int)
- METAR et TAF : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- Météo générale : Openweathermap (www.openweathermap.org) et AVWX (avwx.rest)
- VAC France : DGAC/SIA (www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr)
- Aerial maps : Google Maps (www.google.com), Microsoft Bing (www.microsoft.com) ou OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org)