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 Funchal airport (Portugal) / ICAO LPMA/ IATA FNC
Climatic conditions conducive to wind gusts make the approach and landing complex. In addition, the geography of the site limits the length of the track which is supported by pylons.
This airport is in an unusual configuration. It is part of private or dangerous airports.
Funchal airport (Portugal) is located close to Funchal, Água de Pena at 0 mile↑, Santa Cruz at 2 mile↑, São Pedro at 2 mile↑, Gaula at 3 mile↑, Porto Novo at 3 mile↑, Camacha at 4 mile↑, Machico at 5 mile↑, Caniçal at 6 mile↑, Canico at 6 mile↑, Nossa Senhora do Monte at 8 mile↑,
Elevation : 59 m = 194 ft
- runway 05/23 : 2777 m = 9111 ft
aerial view of Funchal
METAR for Funchal airport - LPMA
LPMA 181200Z 02012KT 9999 SHRA BKN015 FEW016TCU 24/19 Q1021
Decoded METAR for Funchal Airport (Portugal)
METAR issued by LPMA on Saturday 18th of September 2021 at 12:00 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 7 hours and 52 minutes ago.
Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.
Temperature is 24 °C = 75 °F and dew point is 19 °C = 66 °F . This correspond to 74% relative humidity.
QNH is 1021 mb = 30.15 inHg
Wind speed is 22 km/h = 12 kt, direction is 20°.
Clouds : broken at 1500 ft = 460 m. few clouds at 1600 ft = 490 m.
TAF for Funchal airport - LPMA
LPMA 181100Z 1812/1912 02012KT 9999 SCT015 TEMPO 1812/1818 8000 SHRA BKN013 FEW018TCU PROB30 TEMPO 1812/1912 02015G28KT TEMPO 1818/1912 SCT015 BKN030
Decoded TAF for Funchal Airport (Portugal)
TAF issued by LPMA on Saturday 18th of September 2021 at 11:00 UTC, issued 8 hours and 52 minutes ago. A 24 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.
from Saturday 18th of September 2021 à 12:00 heure TU to Sunday 19th of September 2021 à 12:00 heure UTC
1812/1912 02012KT 9999 SCT015
Wind 12 kt = 22 km/h, direction is 20°
Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.
scattered clouds at 1500 ft = 460 m
temporarily from Saturday 18th of September 2021 à 12:00 heure TU to Saturday 18th of September 2021 à 18:00 heure UTC
TEMPO 1812/1818 8000 SHRA BKN013 FEW018TCU
Visibility is 8 km = 5 mile.
broken at 1300 ft = 400 m few clouds at 1800 ft = 550 m
probability of 30% to have temporarily from Saturday 18th of September 2021 à 12:00 heure TU to Sunday 19th of September 2021 à 12:00 heure UTC
PROB30 TEMPO 1812/1912 02015G28KT
Wind 15 kt = 28 km/h with gusts at 28 kt = 52 km/h, direction is 20°
temporarily from Saturday 18th of September 2021 à 18:00 heure TU to Sunday 19th of September 2021 à 12:00 heure UTC
TEMPO 1818/1912 SCT015 BKN030
scattered clouds at 1500 ft = 460 m broken at 3000 ft = 910 m
NOTAM for Funchal 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 / valid from Tuesday 31st of August 2021 at 16:40 to Friday 1st of October 2021 at 22:59
Q) LPPC/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A /000/999/3242N01647W005
A) LPMA PART 1 OF 3 B) 2108311640 C) 2109302259
E) COVID-19: MADEIRA - LPMA.
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND BY DECISION OF MADEIRA REGIONAL
GOVERNMENT, ALL PASSENGERS AND CREW DISEMBARKING MADEIRA REGION
1) PROVIDE AT THEIR ARRIVAL A NEGATIVE COVID-19 PCR TEST DONE WITHIN
72HR PRIOR FLIGHT SCHEDULE, OR
2) BE SUBJECT TO A SARS-COV-2 PCR TEST UNDER LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
SUPERVISION, AND GUARANTEE FULL COMPLIANCE WITH SURVEILLANCE AND
SELF-REPORTING OF SYMPTOMS AND MEASURES TO PREVENT COVID-19, UNTIL
THE NEGATIVE TEST RESULT IS OBTAINED, OR
3) BE SUBJECT TO CONFINEMENT UP TO 10 DAYS, OR
4) RETURN TO ORIGIN OR TO ANY OTHER DESTINATION OUTSIDE THE
TERRITORY OF THE AUTONOMOUS REGION OF MADEIRA, COMPLYING, UNTIL
DEPARTURE, ISOLATION AT HOME OR PLACE IN WHICH YOU ARE HOSTED.
5) EXEMPTED FROM THE SITUATIONS STATED AT 1), 2), 3) AND 4):
5A) CHILDREN UP TO ELEVEN YEARS.
PART 1 OF 3
CREATED: 31 Aug 2021 16:45:00
NOTAM Aerodrome / valid from Tuesday 31st of August 2021 at 11:08 to Friday 1st of October 2021 at 23:59
Q) LPPC/QFAXX/IV/BO /A /000/999/3242N01647W005
A) LPMA B) 2108311108 C) 2109302359 EST
E) PASSENGER FACILITIES.
FIRST AID TREATMENT: NEW SCHEDULE DAILY 0800/2000.
CREATED: 31 Aug 2021 11:09:00
NOTAM Significant point / valid from Thursday 7th of October 2021 at 00:00 to Thursday 21st of October 2021 at 23:59
Q) LPPC/QAXTT/IV/BO /A /000/999/3242N01647W005
A) LPMA B) 2110070000 C) 2110202359
E) TRIGGER NOTAM - PERM AIRAC AIP AMDT 004-2021 WEF O7 OCT 2021.
DESIGNATED POINT ABUSU DISTANCE OUTBOUND CORRECTED.
CREATED: 30 Aug 2021 17:45:00
nearest airports to Funchal
- for Porto Santo airport (LPPS) at 36 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for La Palma airport (GCLA) at 287 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Tenerife Norte airport (GCXO) at 292 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Arrecife Lanzarote airport (GCRR) at 320 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia airport (GCTS) at 322 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for La Gomera airport (GCGM) at 324 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Las Palmas Gran Canaria airport (GCLP) at 340 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Fuerteventura airport (GCFV) at 341 mile↑METAR & TAF
- NOTAM : ICAO (www.icao.int)
- 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)