Saintes Thénac Airfield

LFXB · Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Wind direction of Wind direction 070° Saintes Thénac Airfield 5/23
Wind: 3 kt, 1 beaufort

3 kt

1 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
METAR LFBG 082100Z AUTO 07003KT CAVOK 25/18 Q1008 TEMPO 4000 -SHRA BKN020CB

METAR Saintes Thénac Airfield - LFXB

Saintes Thénac Airfield is a small airport in Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. The airport is located at latitude 45.69983 and longitude -0.63677. The airport has 4 runways: 5/23, 12/30, 5R/23L and 5L/23R. The ICAO airport code of this field is LFXB. The airport is in the Bordeaux FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Cognac-Châteaubernard on June 8, 2023 23:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 070° with a speed of 3 kt.

The weather is CAVOK. That means there are no clouds below 5,000 ft or the MSA (minimum safe altitude), whichever is higher. This also means that no cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds have been observed and the visibility is 10 km or more or more. Furthermore, there can't be fog, precipitation nor other significant weather.

The temperature and wind chill are 25 °C. The dew point is 18 °C, the relative humidity is 65%. The air pressure at sea level is 1008 hPa (QNH).


  • Temporary

    Little or no wind from a variable direction. The visibility becomes 4 km. Significant weather: light showers rain. broken clouds cumulonimbus at an altitude of 2,000 ft.

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:13 and sets at 21:49. This applies to Saintes Thénac Airfield, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
5/23 052°-232° 3 kt 31 %
12/30 120°-300° 2 kt 2 kt 77 %
5R/23L 052°-232° 3 kt 31 %
5L/23R 052°-232° 3 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.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 25 °C
Dewpoint 18 °C
Rel. humidity 65%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

06:12 (6:42h)


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