Dragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 4008 posts, RR: 0 Posted (12 years 6 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4025 times:
How do you find out what the weather conditions are like at your destination airport? Today I flew from Memphis to Calgary, when I got to Calgary at about 20-30 miles from the airport the weather was pretty good, so I requested a visual approach but as I got closer to the airport the weather and visibility got worse (I would of never requested the visual approach If I knew the weather would be so bad at the airport)
So I would like to know how to find out what the weather is like 10-15 miles or so from the destination airport, On the ATC window there is no ATIS option when you get away from the starting airport.
Dragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 4008 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 6 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3948 times:
When your flying IFR you don't get a ATIS option for the destination airport. You do get it for VFR like you described. Almost all of my flying is IFR, so i would like to know how to to out the weather at the destination airport when your flying IRF.