FALE

Durban/La Mercy

Airport
ICAO code
FALE
Summary
ICAO Region
AFI
ICAO Territory
Location

Durban,

Coordinates
29° 36' 52" S , 31° 7' 11" E
KCC
Metar
FALE 271000Z 11006KT 080V170 9999 FEW040 OVC049 21/17 Q1023 NOSIG

Description

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.

Climatology

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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