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Houston Intercontinental

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KIAH
Airport
ICAO: KIAH
Summary
Name Houston Intercontinental
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Houston, Texas
Serving
Coordinates 29° 58' 55.01" N, 95° 20' 26.21" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
08L/26R 2743 m8,999.344 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
08R/26L 2866 m9,402.887 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
9/27 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
15L/33R 3658 m12,001.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
15R/33L 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation KIAH 220153Z 05011KT 1 1/2SM -DZ BR OVC004 11/11 A2991 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 2 1/2 SLP128 P0000 T01060106
Station Houston, Houston Intercontinental Airport
Date/Time 22 February 2019 01:53:00
Wind direction 50°
Wind speed 11 kts
Lowest cloud amount overcast
Temperature 10.6°C
Dew point 10.6°C
Humidity 100%
QNH hPa
Weather condition light

LOS
Tag(s) Parallel Runway Operation
WX
Tag(s) Tropical Revolving Storm

Houston/George Bush Intercontinental Airport

ICAO: KIAH IATA: IAH

Description

International airport serving Houston Texas.

Climatology

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).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KIAH

  • B773, vicinity Houston TX USA, 2014 (On 3 July 2014, a Boeing 777-300 departing Houston came within 200 feet vertically and 0.61nm laterally of another aircraft after climbing significantly above the Standard Instrument Departure Procedure (SID) stop altitude of 4,000 feet believing clearance was to FL310. The crew responded to ATC avoiding action to descend and then disregarded TCAS 'CLIMB' and subsequently LEVEL OFF RAs which followed. The Investigation found that an inadequate departure brief, inadequate monitoring by the augmented crew and poor communication with ATC had preceded the SID non-compliance and that the crew should have followed the TCAS RAs issued.)