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Damascus International Airport

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Name Damascus International Airport
Region Middle East
Territory Syria SY.gif
Location Damascus, Dimashq
Serving Damascus
Elevation 615.696 m
2,020 ft
2,020 ft615.696 m
Coordinates 33° 24' 41.48" N, 36° 30' 56.01" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
05L/23R 3000 m9,842.52 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
05R/23L 3600 m11,811.024 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation OSDI 150700Z 03004KT CAVOK 36/12 Q1010
Station Damascus Int. Airport
Date/Time 15 June 2019 07:00:00
Wind direction 30°
Wind speed 04 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 36°C
Dew point 12°C
Humidity 23%
QNH 1010 hPa
Weather condition n/a

International airport serving the capital of Syria. Damascus International Airport is a public airport located in Damascus, the capital of Syria. Officially opened in the mid-1970s, DAM is Syria's busiest international airport. In 2010, an estimated 5.5 million passengers used the airport, an increase of more than 50% since 2004.

Since the onset of the Syrian civil war, the airport and the road leading to it have been closed intermittently, and all international airlines have ceased flights.


Hot, semi-arid/Steppe climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) - hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and mild to warm winters, with low annual precipitation.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of OSDI

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