YBCS Airport Information

Runway Information
Runway 12 Length 3035 ft width 60 ft Elevation 9 ft Threshold N/A Heading 126
Runway 30 Length 3035 ft Width 60 ft Elevation 6 ft Threshold N/A Heading 306
Runway 15 Length 10489 ft width 148 ft Elevation 9 ft Threshold N/A Heading 156
Runway 33 Length 10489 ft Width 148 ft Elevation 7 ft Threshold N/A Heading 336
Airport Frequencies
Type A Name CAIRNS Frequency 118400 MHZ
Type A Name CAIRNS Frequency 126100 MHZ
Type ATIS Name YBCS Frequency 131100 MHZ
Type C Name CAIRNS Frequency 128750 MHZ
Type D Name CAIRNS Frequency 118400 MHZ
Type G Name CAIRNS Frequency 121700 MHZ
Type T Name CAIRNS Frequency 124900 MHZ
Type D Name CAIRNS Frequency 126100 MHZ
Airport Navaids
Type VOR-DME Name Cairns Frequency 113000 KHZ
Type NDB Name Cairns Frequency 364 KHZ
Airport Weather Information & NOTAM
METAR for:YBCS (Cairns Intl, QL, AU)
Text:YBCS 141100Z AUTO 16013KT 9999 // SCT027 BKN034 OVC041 26/22 Q1017
Conditions at:1100 UTC 14 Apr 2024
Temperature: 26.0°C ( 79°F)
Dewpoint: 22.0°C ( 72°F) [RH = 79%]
Pressure (altimeter):30.03 inches Hg (1017.0 mb)
Winds:from the SSE (160 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 knots; 6.7 m/s)
Visibility:6 or more sm (10+ km)
Ceiling:3400 feet AGL
Clouds:scattered clouds at 2700 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3400 feet AGL, overcast cloud deck at 4100 feet AGL
TAF for:YBCS (Cairns Intl, QL, AU) issued at 0811 UTC 14 Apr 2024
Text:TAF YBCS 140811Z 1409/1506 18008KT 9999 -SHRA SCT025 SCT040
Forecast period:0900 to 2300 UTC 14 April 2024
Forecast type:FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds:from the S (180 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 knots; 4.1 m/s)
Visibility:6 or more sm (10+ km)
Ceiling:at least 12,000 feet AGL
Clouds:scattered clouds at 2500 feet AGL, scattered clouds at 4000 feet AGL
Weather:-SHRA (light rain showers)
Text:FM142300 13014KT 9999 -SHRA SCT020 BKN030
Forecast period:2300 UTC 14 April 2024 to 0600 UTC 15 April 2024
Forecast type:FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds:from the SE (130 degrees) at 16 MPH (14 knots; 7.2 m/s)
Visibility:6 or more sm (10+ km)
Ceiling:3000 feet AGL
Clouds:scattered clouds at 2000 feet AGL, broken clouds at 3000 feet AGL
Weather:-SHRA (light rain showers)
Text:INTER 1414/1423 4000 SHRA SCT015 BKN025
Forecast period:1400 to 2300 UTC 14 April 2024
Forecast type:TEMPORARY: The following changes expected for less than half the time period
Visibility:2.49 sm (4.01 km)
Ceiling:2500 feet AGL
Clouds:scattered clouds at 1500 feet AGL, broken clouds at 2500 feet AGL
Weather:SHRA (rain showers)
Text:INTER 1423/1506 13018G28KT 2000 +SHRA BKN010 FEW020TCU
Forecast period:2300 UTC 14 April 2024 to 0600 UTC 15 April 2024
Forecast type:TEMPORARY: The following changes expected for less than half the time period
Winds:from the SE (130 degrees) at 21 MPH (18 knots; 9.3 m/s) gusting to 32 MPH (28 knots; 14.4 m/s)
Visibility:1.24 sm (2.00 km)
Ceiling:1000 feet AGL
Clouds:broken clouds at 1000 feet AGL, few clouds at 2000 feet AGL
Weather:+SHRA (heavy rain showers)