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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 170700Z 09008KT 9999 FEW020 BKN300 29/21 Q1010
Station Honiara / Henderson
Date/Time 17 October 2019 07:00:00
Wind direction 90°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 29°C
Dew point 21°C
Humidity 62%
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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