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Shigatse Air Base airport (Shigatse Air Base / 日喀则和平机场) at Shigatse (China)

This airport is located at high altitude. It is one of the highest airports in the world.

This airport has one of the longest runways in the world.

Shigatse Peace Airport, or Shigatse Air Base, is a dual-use military and civilian airport serving Shigatse, the second largest city in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Located at an altitude of 3782 meters, it is one of the highest airports in the world and its runway is one of the longest runways in the world. Construction of Shigatse Airport began in 1968 and was completed in 1973. Until 2010, it had only military activity before an extension allowed it to become the fifth civilian airport in Tibet.

Shigatse Air Base airport also known as Shigatse Air Base and 日喀则和平机场 is located near Shigatse, with Luobuqiongzi at 13mi, Renwu at 25mi, Rikaze at 27mi, Pangdoi at 31mi, Jiangzi at 34mi, Lhainag at 36mi, Qiangqinxue (Qiang Qin Xue) at 36mi, Jiding at 64mi, Kangmar at 65mi, Sajia at 82mi, Kambaxoi at 87mi, Deqen at 94mi,

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Elevation : 1153 m = 3783ft

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weather : scattered clouds at Luobuqiongzi

nuages épars
57°F
52 ↗ 59°F

wind 2mph
gusting to 9mph

Aviation weather for Shigatse Air Base airport ZURK RKZ

METAR for Shigatse Air Base airport ZURK RKZ

METAR ZURK 170100Z 14003MPS 9999 FEW040 SCT060 08/M01 Q1034 NOSIG=

Decoded METAR for Shigatse Air Base airport ZURK RKZ

METAR issued by ZURK on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 01:00 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 948 days and 22755 hours and -1365067 minutes ago.

visibility is greater than 10km = greater than 6mi.

The temperature is 8°C = 46°F, dew point is -1°C = 30°F . This correspond to 53% relative humidity.

QNH is 1034hPa = 30.53inHg

Wind 11km/h = 6kt, direction is 140°.

Clouds : few clouds at 4000ft = 1220m. scattered clouds at 6000ft = 1830m.

No significant change forecasted in next 2 hours

TAF for Shigatse Air Base airport ZURK RKZ

ZURK 150101Z 1503/1512 09004MPS CAVOK TX21/1509Z TN15/1503Z=

Decoded TAF for Shigatse Air Base airport ZURK RKZ

TAF issued by ZURK on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 01:01 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 950 days and 3 hours and 52 minutes. weather forecast for 9 hours, weather forecast updated every 3 hours.

from Thursday, October 14, 2021 à 03:00 heure TU to Friday, October 15, 2021 à 12:00 heure UTC

1503/1512 09004MPS CAVOK TX21/1509Z TN15/1503Z

CAVOK = Ceiling And Visibility OK, visibility is more than 10 km, no clouds below 5000 ft or below the minimum sector altitude. No cumulonimbus or budding cumulus, regardless of their altitude and no Significant Weather

wind 8kt = 14km/h, direction is 90°

Visibility is greater than 10km = greater than 6mi.

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