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 Lajes airport (Portugal) / ICAO LPLA/ IATA TER
Lajes airport (Portugal) is located close to Praia da VitÃ³ria, Lajes at 1 mile↑, Praia da Vitoria at 2 mile↑, Vila de São Sebastião at 5 mile↑, São Sebastião at 8 mile↑, Biscoitos at 9 mile↑, Angra do Heroísmo at 10 mile↑, Espigão at 10 mile↑, Angra at 11 mile↑, Terra Chã at 11 mile↑, Lagoa at 52 mile↑,
Elevation : 55 m = 180 ft
- runway 15/33 : 3313 m = 10869 ft
aerial view of Lajes
METAR for Lajes airport - LPLA
LPLA 201400Z /////KT 9000 FEW008 SCT035 19/17 Q1020
Decoded METAR for Lajes Airport (Portugal)
METAR issued by LPLA on Thursday 20th of January 2022 at 14:00 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 3 days and 95 hours and -4307 minutes ago.
Visibility is 9 km = 6 mile.
Temperature is 19 °C = 66 °F and dew point is 17 °C = 63 °F . This correspond to 88% relative humidity.
QNH is 1020 mb = 30.12 inHg
Wind speed is kt = kt, direction is °.
Clouds : few clouds at 800 ft = 240 m. scattered clouds at 3500 ft = 1070 m.
TAF for Lajes airport - LPLA
LPLA 201105Z 2012/2112 11012KT 9999 FEW010 SCT020 PROB40 TEMPO 2012/2112 11015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT007 BKN018
Decoded TAF for Lajes Airport (Portugal)
TAF issued by LPLA on Thursday 20th of January 2022 at 11:05 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 4 days and 2 hours and 8 minutes ago. A 24 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.
from Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 12:00 heure TU to Friday 21st of January 2022 à 12:00 heure UTC
2012/2112 11012KT 9999 FEW010 SCT020
Wind 12 kt = 22 km/h, direction is 110°
Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.
few clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m scattered clouds at 2000 ft = 610 m
probability of 40% to have temporarily from Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 12:00 heure TU to Friday 21st of January 2022 à 12:00 heure UTC
PROB40 TEMPO 2012/2112 11015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT007 BKN018
Wind 15 kt = 28 km/h with gusts at 25 kt = 46 km/h, direction is 110°
Visibility is 7 km = 4 mile.
light intensity shower rain
scattered clouds at 700 ft = 210 m broken at 1800 ft = 550 m
nearest airports to Lajes
- for Graciosa airport (LPGR) at 55 mile↑
- for Sao Jorge airport (LPSJ) at 59 mile↑
- for Pico airport (LPPI) at 74 mile↑
- for Horta airport (LPHR) at 89 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Ponta Delgada airport (LPPD) at 103 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Santa Maria airport (LPAZ) at 162 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Flores airport (LPFL) at 222 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Corvo airport (LPCR) at 224 mile↑
- METAR : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- TAF : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- Météo générale : Openweathermap (www.openweathermap.org) et AVWX (avwx.rest)
- VAC : France DGAC/SIA (www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr), Espagne ENAIRE (https://aip.enaire.es)
- Aerial maps : Google Maps (www.google.com), Microsoft Bing (www.microsoft.com) ou OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org)