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|Region||Asia and Pacific|
1014.984009 m3,330 ft
|Coordinates||31° 30' 23" N, 65° 50' 57" E|
| All Airports
|OABN, OABT, OACC, OADZ, OAFR, OAFZ, OAHR, OAIX, OAJL, OAKB, OAKN, OAKS, OAMS, OASD, OAUZ|
|Station||KANDAHAR INTL AR|
|Date/Time||25 May 2013 18:50:00|
|Wind speed||05 kts|
|Tag(s)||Hot and High Operations|
ICAO: OAKN IATA: KDH
Kandahar International Airport (more commonly known as Kandahar Airport) is located 16 km8.639 nm
52,493.438 ft south-east of Kandahar City in Afghanistan.
Cold Semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk). - Hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and cold, sometimes very cold winters. Some snowfall during the winter. Areas featuring cold semi-arid climates are sometimes subject to major temperature swings during a 24 hour period.
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 OAKN
- NIM, vicinity Kandahar Afghanistan, 2006 (AW FIRE LOC) (On 2 September 2006, a UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Nimrod, engaged in operations over Afghanistan experienced a bomb bay fire shortly after completing air-to-air refuelling. The fire spread and the aircraft exploded in flight before the crew were able to land at Kandahar.)