Durban/La Mercy

Airport
ICAO code: 
FALE
Summary
ICAO Region: 
AFI
Territory: 
Location: 
Durban,
Coordinates: 
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29° 36' 52" S, 31° 7' 11" E
Metar
Observation
FALE 040000Z 02003KT 350V050 9999 BKN040 19/16 Q1015 NOSIG
Station
King Shaka International Airport
Date/Time
2021-12-04 00:00:00
Wind direction
20°
Wind speed
03 kts
Lowest cloud amount
broken clouds
Temperature
19°C
Dew point
16°C
Humidity
82%
QNH
1015 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

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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