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|Location||Port Bouet, Abidjan|
|Coordinates||5° 15' 40.99", -3° 55' 34.6598"|
|Date/Time||13 February 2016 11:30:00|
|Wind speed||09 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||scattered clouds|
Abidjan/Felix Houphoet Boigny Airport
ICAO: DIAP IATA: ABJ
International airport serving the capital of the Ivory Coast.
Tropical Monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) - monthly mean temperatures above 18°C291.15 K
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.
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.)