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|Coordinates||28° 25' 52.98" N, 81° 18' 30.37" W|
|Station||Orlando, Orlando International Airport|
|Date/Time||18 August 2019 05:53:00|
|Wind speed||05 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||scattered clouds|
Orlando International Airport
ICAO: KMCO IATA: MCO
International airport 6 nm11,112 m
south east of Orlando, Florida, USA.
Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. From October to March the temperatures are more moderate and rain less frequent. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KMCO
- A333, vicinity Orlando FL USA, 2013 (On 19 January 2013, a Rolls Royce Trent 700-powered Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 hit some medium sized birds shortly after take off from Orlando, sustaining airframe impact damage and ingesting one bird into each engine. Damage was subsequently found to both engines although only one indicated sufficient malfunction - a complete loss of oil pressure - for an in-flight shutdown to be required. After declaration of a MAYDAY, the return to land overweight was completed uneventfully. The investigation identified an issue with the response of the oil pressure detection and display system to high engine vibration events and recommended modification.)