Cairo International Airport

HECA · Qalyubia, Egypt

Wind direction of Wind direction 050° Cairo International Airport 5C/23C
Wind: 11 kt, 4 beaufort

11 kt

1 kt
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METAR HECA 231300Z 05011KT CAVOK 19/09 Q1017 NOSIG

METAR Cairo International Airport - HECA/CAI

Cairo International Airport is a large airport in Qalyubia, Egypt. The airport is located at latitude 30.11661 and longitude 31.41397. The airport has 3 runways: 5C/23C, 5R/23L and 5L/23R. The ICAO airport code of this field is HECA. The airport's IATA code is CAI. The airport is in the Cairo FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Cairo International Airport on February 23, 2024 15:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 050° with a speed of 11 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 19 °C. The dew point is 9 °C, the relative humidity is 52%. The air pressure at sea level is 1017 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:27 and sets at 17:48. This applies to Cairo 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.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
5C/23C 044°-224° 1 kt 11 kt 10 %
5R/23L 044°-224° 1 kt 11 kt 10 %
5L/23R 044°-224° 1 kt 11 kt 10 %

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 19 °C
Dewpoint 9 °C
Rel. humidity 52%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

17:48 (2:39h)


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