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Honiara International Airport

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Name Honiara International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Solomon Islands SB.gif
Location Honiara, Guadalcanal Island
Serving Honiara
Elevation 9 m
29.528 ft
29.528 ft9 m
Coordinates 9° 25' 41.00" S, 160° 3' 11.00" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 2200 m7,217.848 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes

Observation AGGH 120800Z 18002KT 9999 FEW018 FEW019CB BKN300 27/24 Q1010
Station Honiara / Henderson
Date/Time 12 November 2019 08:00:00
Wind direction 180°
Wind speed 02 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 27°C
Dew point 24°C
Humidity 83%
QNH 1010 hPa
Weather condition n/a

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
300.15 K
540.27 °R
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
275.15 K
495.27 °R
and 5°C41 °F
278.15 K
500.67 °R
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.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of AGGH

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