Dhahran

Airport
ICAO code: 
OEDR
Summary
ICAO Region: 
MID
Territory: 
Location: 
Dhahran,
Coordinates: 
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26° 15' 55.44" N, 50° 9' 7.2" E
Metar
Observation
OEDR 191600Z 34012KT CAVOK 35/01 Q1004
Station
Dhahran
Date/Time
2022-05-19 16:00:00
Wind direction
340°
Wind speed
12 kts
Lowest cloud amount
clouds and visibility OK
Temperature
35°C
Dew point
1°C
Humidity
11%
QNH
1004 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Dhahran International Airport in Dhahran formerly served the Ash Sharqiyah Province (Eastern Province) in Saudi Arabia. In 1999, after the opening of King Fahd International Airport, all scheduled flights were shifted out of Dhahran and the airport now serves as the King Abdulaziz Air Base of the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Climatology

Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
16L/34R 3600 45 ASP Yes/Yes
16R/34L 3660 45 ASP Yes/Yes
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