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Kingston/Norman Manley International Airport

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MKJP
Airport
ICAO: MKJP – IATA: KIN
Summary
Name Kingston/Norman Manley International Airport
Region South America and Caribbean
Territory Jamaica JM.gif
Location Palisadoes
Serving Kingston
Elevation 3.048 m
10 ft
10 ft3.048 m
Coordinates 17° 56' 7.84" N, 76° 47' 13.18" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
12/30 2713 m8,900.919 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation MKJP 290300Z 02007KT 9999 FEW024 26/21 Q1015
Station Kingston / Norman Manley
Date/Time 29 November 2020 03:00:00
Wind direction 20°
Wind speed 07 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 26°C
Dew point 21°C
Humidity 74%
QNH 1015 hPa
Weather condition n/a

RE
Tag(s) Landing on Contaminated Runways
RE
Tag(s) Aquaplaning
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Tropical Revolving Storm

Kingston/Norman Manley International Airport

ICAO: MKJP IATA: KIN

Description

International airport serving Kingston, Jamaica.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) - monthly mean temperatures above 18°C64.4 °F
291.15 K
524.07 °R
, and a pronounced dry season. A Tropical Savanna climate has more pronounced dry seasons than a Tropical Monsoon climate.

Jamaica is vulnerable to Hurricanes from July to October.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of MKJP

  • B738, Kingston Jamaica, 2009 (On 22 December 2009, the flight crew of an American Airlines’ Boeing 737-800 made a long landing at Kingston at night in heavy rain and with a significant tailwind component and their aircraft overran the end of the runway at speed and was destroyed beyond repair. There was no post-crash fire and no fatalities, but serious injuries were sustained by 14 of the 154 occupants. The accident was attributed almost entirely to various actions and inactions of the crew. Damage to the aircraft after the overrun was exacerbated by the absence of a RESA.)