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1377.086426 m4,518 ft
|Coordinates||22° 48' 40" N, 5° 27' 3" E|
| All Airports
|DAAG, DAAT, DABB, DABC, DAUA, DAUG, DAUH|
|Station||Tamanrasset / Aguenna|
|Date/Time||18 May 2013 17:00:00|
|Wind speed||05 kts|
|Tag(s)||Hot and High Operations|
Aguenar - Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport
ICAO: DAAT IATA: TMR
Aguenar - Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport, also known as Aguenar Airport or Tamanrasset Airport, is an airport serving Tamanrasset, a city in the Tamanrasset Province of southern Algeria. It is located 3.6 nm6,667.2 m
21,874.016 ft northwest of the city.
Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.
Flight Safety Considerations
- Hot and High Operations, refer to a combination of aerodrome altitude and temperature which have a detrimental effect on aircraft performance.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of DAAT
- B732, vicinity Tamanrassat Algeria, 2003 (LOC FIRE AW) (On 6 March 2003, a Boeing 737-200 being operated by Air Algerie had just become airborne during a daylight departure when the left hand engine suddenly failed just after the PF had called for “gear up”. Shortly afterwards, the aircraft commander, who had been PNF for the departure, took control but the normal pitch attitude was not reduced to ensure that a minimum airspeed of V2 was maintained and landing gear was not retracted. The aircraft lost airspeed, stalled and impacted the ground approximately 1nm from the point at which it had become airborne. A severe post crash fire occurred and the aircraft was destroyed and all on board except one passenger, were killed.)