Impact of Weather on Aviation
Suad Mohammad Ali Abdullah Abul
Mrs. Suad Mohammad Ali Abdullah, Training Faculty Member Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) Higher Institute of Telecommunication & Navigation Institute (HITN) Kuwait – Shwaihk.
Manuscript received on February 06, 2017. | Revised Manuscript received on February 15, 2017. | Manuscript published on February 25, 2017. | PP: 44-55 | Volume-4 Issue-8, February 2017. | Retrieval Number: H1150024817
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Abstract: This paper presents the effects of climate change and weather conditions on the air transport sector. And also examined turbulent weather conditions and their relationship to aircraft operations as well as the influence of dry and wet seasons on weather parameters of rainfall, thunderstorm and fog at the Port Harcourt International Airport. The aim was to identify which weather parameter affects aircraft operations which entails flight delay, cancellation and diversion.
Keywords: Introduction Atmosphere-Climate-Weather-Winds- Visibility- Ceiling-Steam Fog-Ice Fog- Thunderstorms-Snow-Icing and conclusion.