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Colombo/Bandaranaike

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VCBI
Airport
ICAO: VCBI
Summary
Name Colombo/Bandaranaike
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Sri Lanka LK.gif
Location Colombo Sri Lanka
Serving
Coordinates 7° 10' 52.30" N, 79° 53' 1.70" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 3350 m10,990.814 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation VCBI 220610Z 14006KT 9999 FEW018 BKN040 29/24 Q1011 NOSIG
Station Katunayake
Date/Time 22 May 2019 06:10:00
Wind direction 140°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 29°C
Dew point 24°C
Humidity 74%
QNH 1011 hPa
Weather condition n/a


Colombo/Bandaranaike International Airport

ICAO: VCBI IATA: CMB

Description

International airport serving the capital of Sri Lanka.

Climatology

Tropical Rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af) - almost no distinct seasons, average daily temperature around 27°C throughout the year. Extensive cloud cover and heavy rainfall prevent temperatures from rising much over 33°C. The diurnal temperature change is between 2°C and 5°C which is greater than the annual temperature range of 2°C. Rainfall is heavy and is usually convectional and in the afternoon.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of VCBI

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