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Nairobi/Jomo Kenyatta

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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 ROPS
6/24 4117 m13,507.218 ft 45 m147.638 ft ASP yes/yes
METAR
Observation HKJK 212000Z 04007KT 9999 BKN021 18/12 Q1023 NOSIG
Station Nairobi/Jomo Kenyatta Airport TWR/APP/NOF/Civil Airlines
Date/Time 21 September 2016 20:00:00
Wind direction 40°
Wind speed 07 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 18°C
Dew point 12°C
Humidity 67%
QNH 1023 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.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of HKJK

  • A343, Nairobi Kenya, 2008 (On 27 April 2008 an Airbus A340-300 crew lost previously-acquired visual reference in fog on a night auto ILS into Nairobi but continued to a touchdown which occurred with the aircraft heading towards the edge of the runway following an inappropriate rudder input. The left main gear departed the paved surface and a go around was initiated and a diversion made. The event was attributed to a delay in commencing the go around. No measured RVR from any source was passed by ATC although it was subsequently found to have been recorded as I excess of Cat 1 limits throughout.)