El Hierro Airport

GCHI · Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Wind direction of Wind direction 350° El Hierro Airport 16/34
Wind: 18 kt, 5 beaufort

17 kt

6 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 2,100
METAR GCHI 240100Z AUTO 35018KT 9999 BKN021 21/17 Q1016

METAR El Hierro Airport - GCHI/VDE

El Hierro Airport is a midsized airport in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The airport is located at latitude 27.81480 and longitude -17.88710. The airport has one runway: 16/34. The ICAO airport code of this field is GCHI. The airport's IATA code is VDE. The airport is in the Canarias FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for El Hierro Airport on June 24, 2024 02:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 350° with a speed of 18 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are broken clouds at an altitude of 2,100 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 2,100 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 21 °C. The dew point is 17 °C, the relative humidity is 78%. The air pressure at sea level is 1016 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:17 and sets at 21:11. This applies to El Hierro 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.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
16/34 152°-332° 6 kt 17 kt 31 %

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


2,100 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 21 °C
Dewpoint 17 °C
Rel. humidity 78%
Kp-index 1 (0-9)

Daylight period

07:17 (5:01h)


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