OR Tambo International Airport

FAOR · Gauteng, South Africa

Wind direction of Wind direction 290° OR Tambo International Airport 3L/21R
Wind: 7 kt, 3 beaufort

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7 kt
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METAR FAOR 021900Z 29007KT CAVOK 22/11 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 -26.13855 and longitude 28.24653. The airport has 2 runways: 3L/21R and 3R/21L. The ICAO airport code of this field is FAOR. The airport's IATA code is JNB. The airport is in the Johannesburg FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for OR Tambo International Airport on March 2, 2024 21:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 290° with a speed of 7 kt.

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 22 °C. The dew point is 11 °C, the relative humidity is 50%. The air pressure at sea level is 1023 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:01 and sets at 18:36. 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.


Companies on this airport are Airlink, Lift Airline and South African Airways.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
3L/21R 015°-195° 7 kt 100 %
3R/21L 015°-195° 7 kt 100 %

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 22 °C
Dewpoint 11 °C
Rel. humidity 50%
Kp-index 3 (0-9)

Daylight period

06:01 (8:56h)


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