Reykjavik Airport

BIRK · Capital Region, Iceland

Wind direction of Wind direction 100° Reykjavik Airport 1/19
Wind: 10 kt, 3 beaufort

1 kt

10 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
METAR BIRK 231500Z 10010KT CAVOK 02/M11 Q0998

METAR Reykjavik Airport - BIRK/RKV

Reykjavik Airport is a midsized airport in Capital Region, Iceland. The airport is located at latitude 64.13000 and longitude -21.94060. The airport has 2 runways: 1/19 and 13/31. The ICAO airport code of this field is BIRK and it's IATA code is RKV.

This report was made for Reykjavik Airport on March 23, 2023 15:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 100° with a speed of 10 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 is 2 °C, with a wind chill of -4 °C. The dew point is -11 °C, the relative humidity is 38%. The air pressure at sea level is 998 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:17 and sets at 19:50. This applies to Reykjavik Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +0 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
1/19 007°-187° 10 kt 100 %
13/31 117°-297° 3 kt 10 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.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 2 °C
Dewpoint -11 °C
Rel. humidity 38%
Wind chill -4 °C
Kp-index 2 (0-9)

Daylight period

19:50 (4:38h)


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