King Shaka International Airport, also known as La Mercy Airport (after the area in which it is situated) and abbreviated as KSIA, is the primary airport serving Durban, South Africa. Located at La Mercy, approximately 35 km north of the city centre, it opened its doors to passengers on May 1, 2010. It replaced the existing Durban International Airport which was decommissioned.
Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cooler winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas but rainfall is heaviest in the summer.
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