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|Coordinates||38° 57' 3.27" N, 77° 26' 51.48" W|
|Station||Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport|
|Date/Time||23 January 2021 11:52:00|
|Wind speed||12 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||broken clouds|
|Tag(s)||Parallel Runway Operation|
Washington Dulles International Airport
ICAO: KIAD IATA: IAD
Washington Dulles International Airport is a public airport located 41.6 km22.462 nm <br />41,600 m <br />136,482.94 ft <br /> west of the central business district of Washington, D.C., in Dulles, Virginia. It serves the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KIAD
- CRJ2, Washington Dulles VA USA, 2002 (On March 9, 2002, a Bombardier CRJ 200 ER, operating by Atlantic Coast Airlines, encountered a flock of wild turkeys at a late stage in the take off roll Washington Dulles International Airport and a bird strike followed. The aircraft rejected take off and returned to gate.)