London Gatwick Airport

EGKK · England, United Kingdom

Wind direction of Wind direction 200° London Gatwick Airport 8R/26L
Wind: 7 kt, 3 beaufort

4 kt

6 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud
FEW 1,500
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
SCT 2,500
METAR EGKK 231320Z 20007KT 9999 FEW015 SCT025TCU 08/04 Q0987

METAR London Gatwick Airport - EGKK/LGW

London Gatwick Airport is a large airport in England, United Kingdom. The airport is located at latitude 51.14875 and longitude -0.19247. The airport has 2 runways: 8R/26L and 8L/26R. The ICAO airport code of this field is EGKK. The airport's IATA code is LGW. The airport is in the London FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for London Gatwick Airport on February 23, 2024 13:20, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 200° with a speed of 7 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 1,500 ft and scattered clouds towering cumulus at an altitude of 2,500 ft. No ceiling has been observed.

The temperature is 8 °C, with a wind chill of 4 °C. The dew point is 4 °C, the relative humidity is 76%. The air pressure at sea level is 987 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:58 and sets at 17:29. This applies to London Gatwick Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +0 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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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 %
8R/26L 078°-258° 6 kt 4 kt 85 %
8L/26R 077°-257° 6 kt 4 kt 84 %

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


1,500 ft FEW Few clouds
2,500 ft SCT Scattered clouds towering cumulus

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 8 °C
Dewpoint 4 °C
Rel. humidity 76%
Wind chill 4 °C
Kp-index 2 (0-9)

Daylight period

17:29 (3:46h)


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