Crosswind Calculator

The crosswind calculator can be used to quickly and easily determine the parallel and crosswind components of the wind relative to the runway heading.

Select by:
Runway Name:
Runway Heading:
Wind Direction:
Wind Speed:

Disclaimer (the simple version):

Every effort has been made to ensure that the calculations that form part of this tool are correct and accurate. HOWEVER, AeroToolbox cannot and does not guarantee that the results output from the calculator are correct. You should always double check the results – especially if you are using the results for engineering or flight calculations. Finally, if you do discover any bugs in the calculations please send an email to so that a correction can be made.

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