Eglin Air Force Base/Destin-Fort Walton Beach

KVPS · Florida, United States

Wind direction of Wind direction 070° Eglin Air Force Base/Destin-Fort Walton Beach 12/30
Wind direction to Wind: 7 kt, gusting 15 kt, 3 beaufort

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METAR KVPS 011608Z AUTO 07007G15KT 10SM OVC100 26/18 A2994 RMK AO2 DZB02E08 SLP145 $

METAR Eglin Air Force Base/Destin-Fort Walton Beach - KVPS/VPS

Eglin Air Force Base/Destin-Fort Walton Beach is a large airport in Florida, United States. The airport is located at latitude 30.48349 and longitude -86.52509. The airport has 2 runways: 12/30 and 2/20. The ICAO airport code of this field is KVPS. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is VPS. The airport's IATA code is VPS. The airport is in the Jacksonville FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Eglin Air Force Base/Destin-Fort Walton Beach on June 1, 2023 11:08, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 070° with a speed of 7 kt. Wind gusts of 15 kt have been measured.

Visibility is 10 mi.

There are overcast clouds at an altitude of 10,000 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 10,000 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 26 °C. The dew point is 18 °C, the relative humidity is 61%. The air pressure at sea level is 29.94 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 05:44 and sets at 19:43. This applies to Eglin Air Force Base/Destin-Fort Walton Beach, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -5 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
12/30 120°-300° 5-11 kt 4-10 kt 77 %
2/20 012°-192° 6-13 kt 4-8 kt 85 %

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


10,000 ft OVC Overcast clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 26 °C
Dewpoint 18 °C
Rel. humidity 61%
Kp-index 2 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
DZB02E08Drizzle started at 02, ended at 08
SLP145Sea level pressure is 29.96 inHg (29.96 inHg)
$This weather station needs maintenance

Daylight period

19:43 (8:25h)


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