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Bagram Airbase

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OAIX
Airport
ICAO: OAIX – IATA: OAI
Summary
Name Bagram Airbase
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Afghanistan AF.gif
Location Bagram, Parvan
Serving Bagram
Elevation 1,491.996 m
4,895 ft
4,895 ft1,491.996 m
Type medium airport
Coordinates 34° 56' 46.72" N, 69° 15' 53.19" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
3/21 3003 m9,852.362 ft
55 m180.446 ft
CON /


METAR
Observation OAIX 152358Z 03008KT 9999 CLR 21/M07 A2999 RMK AO2A SLP069 T02061066 10248 20200 403230120 53006 $
Station Bagram Airfield
Date/Time 15 September 2019 23:58:00
Wind direction 30°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 20.6°C
Dew point
Humidity 15%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

RE
Tag(s) Hot and High Operations

Bagram Airbase

ICAO: OAIX IATA: OAI

Description

A military-operated airbase near Bagram, Afghanistan.

Climatology

Continental, semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk) with brief, but cold, winters and long, hot and dry summers.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of OAIX

  • B744, Bagram Afghanistan, 2013 (On 29 April 2013, a Boeing 747-400 freighter departed controlled flight and impacted terrain shortly after taking off from Bagram and was destroyed by the impact and post crash fire and all occupants were killed. The Investigation found that a sudden and significant load shift had occurred soon after take off which damaged hydraulic systems Nos. 1 and 2 and the horizontal stabilizer drive mechanism components as well as moving the centre of gravity aft and out of the allowable flight envelope. The Load shift was attributed to the ineffective securing techniques employed.)