Amílcar Cabral International Airport

GVAC · Sal, Cape Verde

Wind direction of Wind direction of Wind direction to Wind direction 040° Amílcar Cabral International Airport 1/19
Wind: 8 kt, 3 beaufort

6 kt

5 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 1,400
METAR GVAC 241300Z 04008KT 020V110 9999 BKN014 25/16 Q1014 NOSIG

METAR Amílcar Cabral International Airport - GVAC/SID

Amílcar Cabral International Airport is a large airport in Sal, Cape Verde. The airport is located at latitude 16.73888 and longitude -22.95053. The airport has 2 runways: 1/19 and 7/25. The ICAO airport code of this field is GVAC. The airport's IATA code is SID. The airport is in the Sal Oceanic FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Amílcar Cabral International Airport on April 24, 2024 12:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 8 kt. The wind direction varies between 020° and 110°.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are broken clouds at an altitude of 1,400 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 1,400 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 25 °C. The dew point is 16 °C, the relative humidity is 57%. The air pressure at sea level is 1014 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:10 and sets at 18:49. This applies to Amílcar Cabral International 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 %
1/19 359°-179° 5 kt 6 kt 66 %
7/25 057°-237° 2 kt 8 kt 29 %

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


1,400 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 25 °C
Dewpoint 16 °C
Rel. humidity 57%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

18:49 (6:44h)


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