A – Alpha Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: a – Alpha Time, Alpha
Alpha Time Zone (A) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. This time zone is a military time zone.
Email time zone indicator: +0100
An email sent from someone in the Alpha Time Zone (A) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in Alpha Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and when is A observed?
Alpha Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +1. Alpha Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 7.5° East and 22.5° East.
The letter A may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Alpha Time Zone, such as 08:00A or 0800A. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Alpha".
Some places with the same time as Alpha Time Zone
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Lisbon, Portugal
- Lagos, Nigeria
- Casablanca, Morocco
- Dublin, Ireland
- Algiers, Algeria
- Kinshasa, Congo Dem. Rep.
- Libreville, Gabon
- Luanda, Angola
- Abuja, Nigeria
- Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
- Bangui, Central African Republic
- Ndjamena, Chad
- Niamey, Niger
- Yaoundé, Cameroon
- Porto Novo, Benin
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Alpha Time Zone.This time zone is no longer in use, but some locations may observe the same UTC offset (local time) under a different name.
Other time zones in UTC +1
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as A, but can be found under a different name:
Alpha time now
Monday, May 2, 2016
- UTC Offset: UTC +1
- 5 hours ahead of Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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