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Dhahran

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OEDR
Airport
ICAO: OEDR
Summary
Name Dhahran
Region Middle East
Territory Saudi Arabia SA.gif
Location Dhahran
Serving
Coordinates 26° 15' 55.50" N, 50° 9' 7.30" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
16L/34R 3600 m11,811.024 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
16R/34L 3660 m12,007.874 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation OEDR 252200Z 31019KT 0800 BLDU NSC 24/09 Q1009
Station Dhahran
Date/Time 25 February 2020 22:00:00
Wind direction 310°
Wind speed 19 kts
Lowest cloud amount nil significant cloud
Temperature 24°C
Dew point 9°C
Humidity 38%
QNH 1009 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Dhahran/King Abdulaziz Air Base

ICAO: OEDR IATA: DHA

Description

Dhahran International Airport in Dhahran formerly served the Ash Sharqiyah Province (Eastern Province) in Saudi Arabia. In 1999, after the opening of King Fahd International Airport, all scheduled flights were shifted out of Dhahran and the airport now serves as the King Abdulaziz Air Base of the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Climatology

Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of OEDR

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