Canchones West Airport

SC1A · Tarapacá, Chile

METAR SC1A · Canchones West Airport

20 May 19:00 LT
The METAR station used is 58 km away from the airport
Wind direction of Wind direction 280° Canchones West Airport 9/27
Wind: 4 kt, 2 beaufort

4 kt

1 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
OVC 2,500
METAR SCDA 202300Z 28004KT 9999 OVC025 17/12 Q1012

METAR Canchones West Airport - SC1A

Canchones West Airport is a small airport in Tarapacá, Chile. The airport is located at latitude -20.42684 and longitude -69.64094. The airport has one runway: 9/27. This airport has no ICAO code, we use CL-0019 as reference. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is SC1A. The airport is in the Antofagasta FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Diego Aracena Airport on May 20, 2024 19:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 280° with a speed of 4 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are overcast clouds at an altitude of 2,500 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 2,500 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 17 °C. The dew point is 12 °C, the relative humidity is 73%. The air pressure at sea level is 1012 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:03 and sets at 18:07. This applies to Canchones West Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -4 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
9/27 082°-262° 1 kt 4 kt 31 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


2,500 ft OVC Overcast clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 17 °C
Dewpoint 12 °C
Rel. humidity 73%
Kp-index 3 (0-9)

Daylight period

07:05 (11:03h)


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