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Jeddah/King Abdul Aziz International Airport
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|ICAO: OEJN – IATA: JED|
|Name||Jeddah/King Abdul Aziz International Airport|
|Elevation||14.63 m <br />48 ft <br />48 ft14.63 m <br />|
|Coordinates||21° 40' 52.00" N, 39° 9' 19.00" E|
|Station||Jeddah King Abdul Aziz International Airport|
|Date/Time||15 May 2021 08:00:00|
|Wind speed||10 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||clouds and visibility OK|
|Tag(s)||Parallel Runway Operation|
International airport serving the city of Jeddah on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. The airport is 6km3.24 nm <br />6,000 m <br />19,685.039 ft <br /> north of Jeddah.
Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of OEJN
- B743, vicinity Jeddah Saudia Arabia, 2008 (On 5 May 2008, a Saudi Arabian Boeing 747-300 being positioned for maintenance to include investigation of degraded power output from the no 1 GE CF6-50 engine experienced an uncontained failure of the same engine shortly after take off from Jeddah followed by an uneventful air turn back. The failure was attributed to the vulnerability of the engine design to high pressure turbine blade loss.)