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 Prince Sultan Air Base airport (Saudi Arabia) / ICAO OEPS/ IATA AKH
Prince Sultan Air Base airport (Saudi Arabia) is located close to As Sahbā’ at 15 mile↑, Al Kharj at 17 mile↑, As Sulaymānīyah at 18 mile↑, Ad Dilam at 27 mile↑, Al Khālidīyah at 65 mile↑, Al Fayşalīyah at 65 mile↑, Riyadh (Riyad Riyāḍ ar-riyāḍ) at 69 mile↑, Qaşr al Quraynah at 78 mile↑, shokhaib at 88 mile↑, Al Ghaţghaţ at 89 mile↑,
Elevation : 503 m = 1650 ft
- runway 17/35 : 4006 m = 13143 ft
aerial view of Prince Sultan Air Base
METAR for Prince Sultan Air Base airport - OEPS
OEPS 181656Z 02008G14KT 4000 HZ BKN035 11/00 A3029 RMK AO2A RAB07E12SHRAB12E24 SLP243 WND DATA ESTMD T01080003
Decoded METAR for Prince Sultan Air Base Airport (Saudi Arabia)
METAR issued by OEPS on Tuesday 18th of January 2022 at 16:56 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 6 days and 167 hours and -8588 minutes ago.
Visibility is 4 km = 2 mile.
Temperature is 11 °C = 52 °F and dew point is 0 °C = 32 °F . This correspond to 47% relative humidity.
QNH is 1026 mb = 30.3 inHg
Wind speed is 15 km/h = 8 kt with gusts at 26 km/h = 14 kt, direction is 20°.
Clouds : broken at 3500 ft = 1070 m.
Remarks : automatic station with precipitation sensor A rain B07E12 shower rain B12E24 Sea Level Pressure SLP=243 WND DATA ESTMD T01080003
TAF for Prince Sultan Air Base airport - OEPS
OEPS 181700Z 1817/1923 02012G18KT 4800 HZ OVC015 QNH3014INS BECMG 1821/1822 03009KT 6000 HZ BKN020 QNH3011INS BECMG 1915/1916 06009KT 9999 NSW SCT025 BKN040 QNH3015INS TX17/1912Z TN09/1902Z
Decoded TAF for Prince Sultan Air Base Airport (Saudi Arabia)
TAF issued by OEPS on Tuesday 18th of January 2022 at 17:00 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 6 days and 23 hours and 48 minutes ago. A 30 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.
from Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 17:00 heure TU to Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 21:00 heure UTC
1817/1923 02012G18KT 4800 HZ OVC015 QNH3014INS
Wind 12 kt = 22 km/h with gusts at 18 kt = 33 km/h, direction is 20°
Visibility is 5 km = 3 mile.
overcast at 1500 ft = 460 m
becoming from Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 22:00 heure TU to Wednesday 19th of January 2022 à 15:00 heure UTC
BECMG 1821/1822 03009KT 6000 HZ BKN020 QNH3011INS
Wind 9 kt = 17 km/h, direction is 30°
Visibility is 6 km = 4 mile.
broken at 2000 ft = 610 m
becoming from Wednesday 19th of January 2022 à 16:00 heure TU to Thursday 20th of January 2022 à 23:00 heure UTC
BECMG 1915/1916 06009KT 9999 NSW SCT025 BKN040 QNH3015INS TX17/1912Z TN09/1902Z
no significant weather
Wind 9 kt = 17 km/h, direction is 60°
Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.
scattered clouds at 2500 ft = 760 m broken at 4000 ft = 1220 m
nearest airports to Prince Sultan Air Base
- for Riyadh Air Base airport (OERY) at 70 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Petroline 3 airport (OEPC) at 77 mile↑
- for Khurais airport (OEKR) at 80 mile↑
- for Riyadh King Khaled airport (OERK) at 83 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Al Hawtah airport (OEHW) at 87 mile↑
- for Thumamah airport (OETH) at 99 mile↑
- for Harad airport (OEHR) at 104 mile↑
- for Udhailiyah airport (OEUD) at 133 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)