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Pressure Altitude

 

From the user, a station pressure is given. In order to calculate pressure altitude, the units for station pressure must be converted to millibars or hectopascals For information on how to convert to millibars, see the link below:

pressureConversion.php

Then, the pressure altitude can be calculated using the equation below:

 

 

The answer will be units of feet. To convert the answer to units of meters see the equation below:

 

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