Honiara International Airport
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|ICAO: AGGH – IATA: HIR|
|Name||Honiara International Airport|
|Region||Asia and Pacific|
|Location||Honiara, Guadalcanal Island|
|Elevation||9 m |
29.528 ft9 m
|Coordinates||9° 25' 41.00" S, 160° 3' 11.00" E|
|Station||Honiara / Henderson|
|Date/Time||15 September 2019 18:00:00|
|Wind speed||05 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
Honiara International Airport, formerly known as Henderson Field, is an airport located on Guadalcanal Island in the Solomon Islands. It is the only international airport in the Solomon Islands and is located eight kilometers from the capital Honiara.
Tropical Rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af) - almost no distinct seasons, average daily temperature around 27°C80.6 °F
throughout the year. Extensive cloud cover and heavy rainfall prevent temperatures from rising much over 33°C. The diurnal temperature change is between 2°C35.6 °F
and 5°C41 °F
which is greater than the annual temperature range of 2°C. Rainfall is heavy and is usually convectional and in the afternoon.
There is generally greater rainfall December to March.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of AGGH
None on SKYbrary