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


DLA is located in Cameroon
Location of Airport in Cameroon
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
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,853 9,359 Asphalt
Passengers (2009) 704,765

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.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Asky airlines at Douala, 2013
Airlines Destinations
Africa's Connection STP[2] São Tomé[3]
Aero Contractors Accra, Lagos
Air Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan, N'Djamena[4]
Air France Malabo, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Arik Air Cotonou,[5] Kinshasa-N'Djili, Lagos
ASKY Airlines Bangui, Lomé, N'Djamena[6]
Brussels Airlines Brussels1
Camair-Co Abidjan, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Garoua, Kinshasa-N'Djili, Lagos, Libreville, Malabo, Maroua, N'Djamena, Ngaoundéré, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Yaoundé
CEIBA Intercontinental Bata, Cotonou, Libreville, Malabo
Cronos Airlines Bata, Malabo
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Malabo
Equatorial Congo Airlines
operated by PrivatAir
Brazzaville, Cotonou, Pointe-Noire[7]
Kenya Airways Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
RwandAir Kigali[8]
Sénégal Airlines Abidjan Cotonou, Dakar[9]
South African Airways Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Libreville
TAAG Angola Airlines Bangui, Brazzaville, Luanda
Trans Air Congo Libreville, Pointe-Noire
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Ataturk, Libreville
Westair Benin Cotonou, Libreville[10]

1: Brussels Airlines' flight from Douala to Brussels makes a stop in Yaoundé. However, the airline does not have traffic rights to transport passengers solely between Douala and Yaoundé.[11]

Cargo airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Sky Gabon Libreville

Accidents and incidents[edit]


External links[edit]

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93 news items

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:03:45 -0800

A segment of the Cargo Terminal of the Douala International Airport has been completely chopped off by a fire that broke out at about 4 am Tuesday, November 11. The fire, which started on the first floor of the one-storey, razed all office materials ...
Mon, 25 May 2015 16:15:00 -0700

They are currently grounded at the Douala International Airport waiting for administrative procedures to be completed. The skies appear not to be clear yet for Cameroon's national carrier, Camair-Co. The company is yet to embrace efficiency and ...
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:15:00 -0700

Once the boxes are full, each supermarket seals them and either sends to Yaounde or directly to the war front through the Douala International Airport. To the delegate, the public has been reacting positively and the process is going on smoothly. He ...


Fri, 10 Apr 2015 03:18:45 -0700

The Ethiopians arrived in the country on Wednesday, April 8th via the Douala International airport. The delegation comprising 18 players and 8 eight officials rallied the nation's capital by Camairco flight the same day. According to the head of the ...

Business Insider

Business Insider
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:08:30 -0700

At the time of the incident, the airliner with 36 passengers and crew on board was headed for a landing at Douala International Airport. Mount Cameroon is one of the highest points in sub-Saharan Africa and measures 13,400 ft. tall at its highest point.
cameroon concord (press release) (blog)
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 01:08:47 -0800

Longue Longue was welcomed at the Douala International airport by a mammoth crowd of fans that included his family and some other Cameroonian artists. Dressed in a green jersey with the name Vincent Aboubacar stamped on the back, a scarf and a fez ...

New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 19:36:05 -0800

In 1995, Cameroon Airline Flight 3701, a Boeing 737, crashed on approach to Douala International Airport in Cameroon. In 1959, TAI Flight 307 crashed between France and the Ivory Coast. On March 3, 1973, Balkan Bulgarian Airlines Flight 307 crashed ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:45:00 -0700

Of the 3,150,000 passengers checked at the Douala International Airport, none has been found Ebola positive. Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa months ago, government has effected preventive strategies against the rash of the disease in the country.

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