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Cotonou Cadedjehoun Airport

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Airport
ICAO: DBBB – IATA: COO
Summary
Name Cotonou Cadedjehoun Airport
Region Africa
Territory Benin BJ.gif
Location Cotonou
Serving Cotonou
Elevation 6 m <br />19.685 ft <br />19.685 ft6 m <br />
Coordinates 6° 21' 30.85" N, 2° 23' 4.37" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 2400 m7,874.016 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation DBBB 231300Z 15007KT 110V190 9999 SCT012 FEW020CB 30/24 Q1012 TEMPO TS
Station Cotonou
Date/Time 23 October 2021 13:00:00
Wind direction 150°
Wind speed 07 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 30°C
Dew point 24°C
Humidity 70%
QNH 1012 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Cotonou Cadedjehoun Airport

ICAO: DBBB IATA: COO

Description

International airport serving Cotonou, the biggest city in Benin in West Africa..

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of DBBB

  • B722, Cotonou Benin, 2003 (On 25 December 2003, a Boeing 727-200 being operated by UTA (Guinea) on a scheduled passenger flight from Cotonou to Beirut with a planned stopover at Kufra, Libya, failed to get properly airborne in day VMC from the 2400 metre departure runway and hit a small building 2.45 metres high situated on the extended centreline 118 metres beyond the end of the runway. The right main landing gear broke off and ripped off a part of the trailing edge flaps on the right wing. The airplane then banked slightly to the right and crashed onto the beach where it broke into several pieces and ended up in the sea where the depth of water varied between three and ten metres. Of the estimated 163 occupants, 141 were killed and the remainder seriously injured.)