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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) to prepare a flights.

METAR, TAF, VAC Atar airport (Mauritania) / ICAO GQPA/ IATA ATR

Atar airport (Mauritania) is located close to Atar, Atar at 1 mile, Chinguetti at 51 mile, Akjoujt at 105 mile, Zouerate at 157 mile, Tidjikja at 171 mile, Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira at 194 mile, Boutilimit at 231 mile, Aleg at 246 mile, Ksar at 253 mile, Nouakchott at 254 mile,

Elevation : 224 m = 735 ft


weather : overcast at Atar

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84 °F
73↗88 °F

Wind 22 mph

Hotels in Atar


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METAR for Atar airport - GQPA

GQPA 201200Z 07019KT 6000 BLSA NSC 29/M03 Q1018

Decoded METAR for Atar Airport (Mauritania)

METAR issued by GQPA on Thursday 20th of January 2022 at 12:00 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 2 days and 53 hours and -2824 minutes ago.

Visibility is 6 km = 4 mile.

Temperature is 29 °C = 84 °F and dew point is -3 °C = 27 °F . This correspond to 12% relative humidity.

QNH is 1018 mb = 30.06 inHg

Wind speed is 35 km/h = 19 kt, direction is 70°.

No clouds below 5000 ft or below the minimum sector altitude. No cumulonimbus or budding cumulus, regardless of their altitude (No Significant Clouds).

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TAF for Atar airport - GQPA

No TAF but aviation weather is available at

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