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Abidjan

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DIAP
Airport
ICAO: DIAP
Summary
Name Abidjan
Region Africa
Territory Ivory Coast CI.gif
Location Port Bouet, Abidjan
Main city served
Coordinates 5° 15' 40.99", -3° 55' 34.6598"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface
3/21 3000 m9,842.52 ft 50 m164.042 ft ASP
METAR
Observation DIAP 210200Z 08003KT 330V110 8000 SCT011 BKN030 26/25 Q1009 NOSIG
Station Abidjan
Date/Time 21 April 2015 02:00:00
Wind direction 80°
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 26°C
Dew point 25°C
Humidity 94%
QNH 1009 hPa
Weather condition n/a


Abidjan/Felix Houphoet Boigny Airport

ICAO: DIAP IATA: ABJ

Description

International airport serving the capital of the Ivory Coast.

Climatology

Tropical Monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) - monthly mean temperatures above 18°C291.15 K
64.4 °F
524.07 °R
in every month of the year and features wet and dry seasons. A tropical monsoon climate typically features less pronounced dry seasons than a tropical savanna climate and see less variance in temperatures during the course of the year. The driest month nearly always occurs at or soon after the "winter" solstice.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of DIAP

  • A310, vicinity Abidjan Ivory Coast, 2000 (CFIT HF) (On 30 January 2000, an Airbus 310 took off from Abidjan (Ivory Coast) at night bound for Lagos, Nigeria then Nairobi, Kenya. Thirty-three seconds after take-off, the airplane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, 1.5 nautical miles south of the runway at Abidjan Airport. 169 persons died and 10 were injured in the accident.)