Compass
Wind direction of Wind direction 040° London Gatwick Airport 8R/26L
Wind: 3 kt, 1 beaufort

2 kt

2 kt
Change
0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
CAVOK
METAR EGKB 140650Z 04003KT CAVOK 22/15 Q1009

METAR London Gatwick Airport - EGKK/LGW

London Gatwick Airport is a large airport in London, United Kingdom. The airport has 2 runways: 8R/26L and 8L/26R. The ICAO designator of this field is EGKK and it's IATA code is LGW.

This report was made for August 14, 2022 07:50, local time on London Biggin Hill Airport.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 3 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 22 °C. The dew point is 15 °C, the relative humidity is 65%. The air pressure at sea level is 1009 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 05:45 and sets at 20:24. This applies to London Gatwick 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.

Companies

We don't have information about companies on this airport.

Experiences

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Runways

Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
8R/26L 080°-260° 2 kt 2 kt 64 %
8L/26R 080°-260° 2 kt 2 kt 64 %

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 22 °C
Dewpoint 15 °C
Rel. humidity 65%
Kp-index 1  

Daylight period

Sunrise
05:44
Midday
13:04
Sunset
20:24 (12h 06m)

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