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Jos/Yakubu Gowon Airport

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DNJO
Airport
ICAO: DNJO – IATA: JOS
Summary
Name Jos/Yakubu Gowon Airport
Region Africa
Territory Nigeria NG.gif
Location , Plateau State
Serving Jos
Elevation 1,289.914 m
4,232 ft
4,232 ft1,289.914 m
Coordinates 9° 38' 17.45" N, 8° 52' 4.93" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
10/28 3001 m9,845.801 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP /


METAR
Observation DNJO 141000Z 36010KT 9999 SCT008 27/19 Q1019
Station Jos
Date/Time 14 October 2019 10:00:00
Wind direction 360°
Wind speed 10 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 27°C
Dew point 19°C
Humidity 61%
QNH 1019 hPa
Weather condition n/a

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of DNJO

  • B735, Jos Nigeria, 2010 (On 24 August 2010, a Boeing 737-500 made an uncontrolled touchdown on a wet runway at Jos in daylight after the approach was continued despite not being stabilised. A lateral runway excursion onto the grass occurred before the aircraft regained the runway centreline and stopped two-thirds of the way along the 3000 metre-long runway. Substantial damage was caused to the aircraft but none of the occupants were injured. The aircraft commander was the Operator's 737 Fleet Captain and the Investigation concluded that the length of time he had been on duty had led to fatigue which had impaired his performance.)