AWOS III P/T (Automated Weather
For on Airport Weather Conditions, you
can dial into the Airport's AWOS System:
AWOS Phone Number -
(402) 426 0448
Radio Frequency - 120.225
What is AWOS??
This system is
essential to the safe and economic operation of any airport, large
or small for
accurate and up-to-date weather information.
An Automated Weather Observing System, or AWOS, as defined by the
FAA, is a suite of sensors, which
measure, collect and disseminate weather data to help
meteorologists, pilots and flight dispatchers prepare and monitor
weather forecasts, plan flight routes, and provide necessary
information for correct takeoffs and landings.
are six standard categories of Automated Weather Observing Systems,
and a limitless number of customized weather stations:
Wind speed, wind gust, wind direction, variable wind direction,
temperature, dew point, altimeter setting, density altitude.
AWOS II: AWOS I + visibility, and variable visibility.
AWOS III: AWOS II + sky condition, and cloud height and type.
AWOS III-P: AWOS III + present weather, and precipitation
AWOS III-T: AWOS III + thunderstorm and lightning detection.
AWOS III-P-T: AWOS III + present weather, and lightning
Additional links to
assist in planning a
flight to Blair Airport:
Blair Municipal Airport Information
- Identifier "BTA"
Weather Service - Omaha, NE Radar
Weather Service - Aviation Weather
Department of Aeronautics