London Gatwick Airport

EGKK · England, United Kingdom

The METAR station used is 26 km away from the airport
Wind direction of Wind direction 030° London Gatwick Airport 8R/26L
Wind: 8 kt, 3 beaufort

5 kt

6 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 200
METAR EGKB 041950Z 03008KT 1600 R21/P0750 BR BKN002 05/04 Q0996

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 Biggin Hill Airport on December 4, 2023 19:50, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 030° with a speed of 8 kt.

Visibility is 1.6 km. The visibility at runway 21 is more than 750 m.

There are broken clouds at an altitude of 200 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 200 ft.

Current weather is mist. The temperature is 5 °C, with a wind chill of 0 °C. The dew point is 4 °C, the relative humidity is 93%. The air pressure at sea level is 996 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:46 and sets at 15:55. 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.


The visibility at runway 21 is more than 750 m.


Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
8R/26L 078°-258° 6 kt 5 kt 74 %
8L/26R 077°-257° 6 kt 5 kt 73 %

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


200 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Weather Mist
Temperature 5 °C
Dewpoint 4 °C
Rel. humidity 93%
Wind chill 0 °C
Kp-index 1 (0-9)

Daylight period

07:46 (11:26h)


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