Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport

CYXY · Yukon, Canada

Wind direction of Wind direction 170° Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport 14L/32R
Wind: 8 kt, 3 beaufort

8 kt

2 kt
0 ft 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000
Cloud Cloud
FEW 14,000
Cloud Cloud
FEW 20,000
METAR CYXY 042100Z 17008KT 40SM FEW140 FEW200 M17/M25 A3001 RMK AS1CI2 AS TR SLP242

METAR Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport - CYXY/YXY

Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport is a midsized airport in Yukon, Canada. The airport is located at latitude 60.71253 and longitude -135.06772. The airport has 3 runways: 14L/32R, 14R/32L and 2/20. The ICAO airport code of this field is CYXY. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is CYXY. The airport's IATA code is YXY. The airport is in the Edmonton FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport on March 4, 2024 14:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 170° with a speed of 8 kt.

Visibility is 40 mi.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 14,000 ft and few clouds at an altitude of 20,000 ft. No ceiling has been observed.

The temperature is -17 °C, with a wind chill of -29 °C. The dew point is -25 °C, the relative humidity is 50%. The air pressure at sea level is 30.01 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 08:47 and sets at 19:35. This applies to Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -7 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
14L/32R 159°-339° 2 kt 8 kt 19 %
14R/32L 159°-339° 2 kt 8 kt 19 %
2/20 035°-215° 6 kt 6 kt 71 %

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


14,000 ft FEW Few clouds
20,000 ft FEW Few clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature -17 °C
Dewpoint -25 °C
Rel. humidity 50%
Wind chill -29 °C
Kp-index 0 (0-9)


SLP242Sea level pressure is 30.24 inHg (30.24 inHg)

Daylight period

19:35 (4:56h)


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