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Douala International Airport
Aéroport international de Douala
Douala Airport, 2013.jpg

IATA: DLAICAO: FKKD

DLA is located in Cameroon
DLA
DLA
Location of Airport in Cameroon
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Aéroports du Cameroun (ADC)
Serves Douala, Cameroon
Hub for Camair-Co
Elevation AMSL 33 ft / 10 m
Coordinates 04°00′21″N 009°43′10″E / 4.00583°N 9.71944°E / 4.00583; 9.71944Coordinates: 04°00′21″N 009°43′10″E / 4.00583°N 9.71944°E / 4.00583; 9.71944
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,853 9,359 Asphalt
Statistics
Passengers (2009) 704,765
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Douala International Airport (French: Aéroport international de Douala) (IATA: DLAICAO: FKKD) is an international airport located 10 kilometres (5 nmi; 6 mi) from Douala, the largest city in Cameroon and the capital of Cameroon's Littoral Region. It is the country's busiest airport.

Runway[edit]

Douala Airport has a single runway, 12/30, with a length of 2,853 m (9,359 ft). Between 1 and 21 March 2016, the runway will be closed for upgrade works; all airlines will switch to Yaoundé Airport during this period.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Asky airlines at Douala, 2013

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Africa's Connection STP[4] São Tomé[5]
Aero Contractors Accra, Lagos
Air Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan, N'Djamena[6]
Air France Malabo, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Arik Air Cotonou,[7] Kinshasa-N'Djili, Lagos
ASKY Airlines Bangui, Lomé, N'Djamena[8]
Brussels Airlines Brussels1
Camair-Co Abidjan, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Garoua, Kinshasa-N'Djili, Lagos (suspended), Libreville, Malabo, Maroua, N'Djamena, Ngaoundéré, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Yaoundé
CEIBA Intercontinental Bata, Cotonou, Libreville, Malabo, N'Djamena
Cronos Airlines Bata, Malabo
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Malabo
Equatorial Congo Airlines
operated by PrivatAir
Brazzaville, Cotonou, Pointe-Noire[9]
Kenya Airways Bangui,[10] Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca1
RwandAir Kigali[11]
South African Airways Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Libreville
TAAG Angola Airlines Bangui, Brazzaville, Luanda
Trans Air Congo Libreville, Pointe-Noire
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk1
Westair Benin Cotonou, Libreville[12]

1: Some of these flights to Douala from North Africa and Europe make a stop in Yaoundé. However, the airlines in question do not have traffic rights to transport passengers solely between Douala and Yaoundé.[13]

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Allied Air Lagos, Liege, Nairobi, Pointe Noire
Etihad Cargo[14] Abu Dhabi, Lagos, Nairobi
Sky Gabon Libreville

Accidents and incidents[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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