Brighton City Airport

EGKA · England, United Kingdom

The METAR station used is 36 km away from the airport
Wind direction of Wind direction 170° Brighton City Airport 2/20
Wind: 1 kt, 1 beaufort

1 kt

1 kt
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METAR EGKK 242150Z 17001KT CAVOK 03/M01 Q1013

METAR Brighton City Airport - EGKA/ESH

Brighton City Airport is a midsized airport in England, United Kingdom. The airport is located at latitude 50.83595 and longitude -0.29489. The airport has 4 runways: 2/20, 13/31, 6/24 and 2R/20L. The ICAO airport code of this field is EGKA. The airport's IATA code is ESH. The airport is in the London FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for London Gatwick Airport on April 24, 2024 22:50, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 170° with a speed of 1 kt.

The weather is CAVOK. That means there are no clouds below 5,000 ft or the MSA (minimum safe altitude), whichever is higher. This also means that no cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds have been observed and the visibility is 10 km or more or more. Furthermore, there can't be fog, precipitation nor other significant weather.

The temperature and wind chill are 3 °C. The dew point is -1 °C, the relative humidity is 75%. The air pressure at sea level is 1013 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 05:46 and sets at 20:11. This applies to Brighton City Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +1 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


On this airport you can find flying schools. Companies on this airport are Sky Leisure Aviation, FAA Pilot UK and Flying Time Limited.


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Do not use for flight planning
The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.


Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
2/20 022°-202° 53 %
13/31 124°-304° 72 %
6/24 063°-243° 96 %
2R/20L 021°-201° 52 %

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

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 3 °C
Dewpoint -1 °C
Rel. humidity 75%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

05:45 (6:34h)


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