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Dover Air Force Base

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KDOV
Airport
ICAO: KDOV
Summary
Name Dover Air Force Base
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Dover, Delaware
Serving
Coordinates 39° 7' 40.76" N, 75° 27' 52.12" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 2927 m9,603.018 ft
61 m200.131 ft
PEM yes/yes
14/32 3933 m12,903.543 ft
46 m150.919 ft
PEM yes/yes


METAR
Observation KDOV 221756Z AUTO 10008KT 10SM CLR 29/20 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP196 T02890203 10291 20196 57021 $
Station Dover Air Force Base
Date/Time 22 September 2019 17:56:00
Wind direction 100°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 28.9°C
Dew point 20.3°C
Humidity 59%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

BS
Tag(s) Bird Strike
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Tropical Revolving Storm

Dover Air Force Base

ICAO: KDOV IATA: DOV

Description

Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB is a United States Air Force base located 3.2 km1.728 nm
3,200 m
10,498.688 ft
southeast of the city of Dover, Delaware. Civilian use and a Civil Air Terminal are available on a prior permission basis.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KDOV

None on SKYbrary