If you wish to contribute or participate in the discussions about articles you are invited to join SKYbrary as a registered user

Nairobi/Jomo Kenyatta

From SKYbrary Wiki
HKJK
Airport
ICAO: HKJK
Summary
Name Nairobi/Jomo Kenyatta
Region Africa
Territory Kenya KE.gif
Location Nairobi
Serving
Coordinates -1° 19' 4.5475", 36° 55' 45.2133"
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface
6/24 4117 m13,507.218 ft 45 m147.638 ft ASP
METAR
Observation HKJK 290900Z VRB03KT 9999 BKN025 22/14 Q1024 NOSIG
Station Nairobi/Jomo Kenyatta Airport TWR/APP/NOF/Civil Airlines
Date/Time 29 July 2015 09:00:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 22°C
Dew point 14°C
Humidity 60%
QNH 1024 hPa
Weather condition n/a


Nairobi/Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

ICAO: HKJK IATA: NBO

Description

International airport serving Nairobi, Kenya.

Climatology

Sub-tropical Highland climate (Köppen climate classification Cwb) - In the tropics, a Subtropical Highland climate tends to feature spring-like weather year-round. Average temperatures here remain relatively constant throughout the year but with a significant diurnal variation.

Maps

Terrain

Loading map...

Airport Layout

Loading map...


Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of HKJK

  • A343, Nairobi Kenya, 2008 (WX RE) (On 27 April 2008 an Airbus A340-300 being operated by Virgin Atlantic on a scheduled passenger flight from London had carried out a night auto ILS approach to Runway 06, Nairobi airport, Kenya. Just prior to touchdown, The aircraft entered an area of fog and the PF lost sight of the right side of the runway and the runway lights. The landing was rejected and a diversion to the nomiated alternate was made.)