Geilenkirchen Air Base

ETNG · North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Wind direction of Wind direction of Wind direction to Wind direction 170° Geilenkirchen Air Base 9/27
Wind: 9 kt, 3 beaufort

2 kt

9 kt
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Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
SCT 19,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 32,000
METAR ETNG 020950Z AUTO 17009KT 130V210 9999 SCT190/// BKN320/// 11/02 Q1001

METAR Geilenkirchen Air Base - ETNG/GKE

Geilenkirchen Air Base is a midsized airport in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The airport is located at latitude 50.96085 and longitude 6.04175. The airport has one runway: 9/27. The ICAO airport code of this field is ETNG. The airport's IATA code is GKE. The airport is in the Langen FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Geilenkirchen Air Base on March 2, 2024 10:50, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 170° with a speed of 9 kt. The wind direction varies between 130° and 210°.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are scattered clouds at an altitude of 19,000 ft and broken clouds at an altitude of 32,000 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 32,000 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 11 °C. The dew point is 2 °C, the relative humidity is 54%. The air pressure at sea level is 1001 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:16 and sets at 18:18. This applies to Geilenkirchen Air Base, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +1 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
9/27 091°-271° 9 kt 2 kt 98 %

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


19,000 ft SCT Scattered clouds
32,000 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 11 °C
Dewpoint 2 °C
Rel. humidity 54%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

18:18 (6:19h)


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