OR Tambo International Airport

FAOR · Gauteng, South Africa

Wind direction of Wind direction of Wind direction to Wind direction 360° OR Tambo International Airport 3L/21R
Wind: 9 kt, 3 beaufort

9 kt

2 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
METAR FAOR 231330Z 36009KT 330V040 CAVOK 23/09 Q1023 NOSIG

METAR OR Tambo International Airport - FAOR/JNB

OR Tambo International Airport is a large airport in Gauteng, South Africa. The airport is located at latitude -26.13920 and longitude 28.24600. The airport has 3 runways: 3L/21R, 3R/21L and 3/21. The ICAO airport code of this field is FAOR and it's IATA code is JNB.

This report was made for OR Tambo International Airport on March 23, 2023 15:30, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 360° with a speed of 9 kt. The wind direction varies between 330° and 040°.

The weather is CAVOK. That means there are no clouds below 5,000 ft or the MSA (minimum safe altitude), whichever is higher. This also means that no cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds have been observed and the visibility is 10 km or more or more. Furthermore, there can't be fog, precipitation nor other significant weather.

The temperature and wind chill are 23 °C. The dew point is 9 °C, the relative humidity is 41%. The air pressure at sea level is 1023 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:11 and sets at 18:15. This applies to OR Tambo International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


The only known company on this field is Airlink.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
3L/21R 014°-194° 2 kt 9 kt 24 %
3R/21L 014°-194° 2 kt 9 kt 24 %
3/21 014°-194° 2 kt 9 kt 24 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 23 °C
Dewpoint 9 °C
Rel. humidity 41%
Kp-index 6 (0-9)

Daylight period

18:15 (2:40h)


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