Chania International Airport

LGSA · Crete, Greece

Wind direction of Wind direction 270° Chania International Airport 11/29
Wind direction to Wind: 12 kt, gusting 22 kt, 4 beaufort

11 kt

4 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud
FEW 1,200
Cloud Cloud
FEW 1,800
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 2,500
METAR LGSA 262120Z 27012G22KT 9999 FEW012 FEW018TCU BKN025 14/12 Q1007

METAR Chania International Airport - LGSA/CHQ

Chania International Airport is a midsized airport in Crete, Greece. The airport is located at latitude 35.53160 and longitude 24.15120. The airport has one runway: 11/29. The ICAO airport code of this field is LGSA. The airport's IATA code is CHQ. The airport is in the Athinai FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Chania International Airport on February 26, 2024 23:20, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 270° with a speed of 12 kt. Wind gusts of 22 kt have been measured.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 1,200 ft, few clouds towering cumulus at an altitude of 1,800 ft and broken clouds at an altitude of 2,500 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 2,500 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 14 °C. The dew point is 12 °C, the relative humidity is 88%. The air pressure at sea level is 1007 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:57 and sets at 18:15. This applies to Chania International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
11/29 112°-292° 4-8 kt 11-20 kt 37 %

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


1,200 ft FEW Few clouds
1,800 ft FEW Few clouds towering cumulus
2,500 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 14 °C
Dewpoint 12 °C
Rel. humidity 88%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

06:57 (7:18h)


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