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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 Bangui,[8] Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
RwandAir Kigali[9]
Sénégal Airlines Abidjan Cotonou, Dakar[10]
South African Airways Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Libreville
TAAG Angola Airlines Bangui, Brazzaville, Luanda
Trans Air Congo Libreville, Pointe-Noire
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Westair Benin Cotonou, Libreville[11]

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.[12]

Cargo airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Sky Gabon Libreville

Accidents and incidents[edit]


External links[edit]

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104 news items

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:40:17 -0700

One day that month, he boarded a charter flight bound for Douala International Airport with roughly 14 other deportees from the region. The three other deportees from that country were allowed to disembark while he waited on the plane, according to Talbot.
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:41:15 -0700

Without their presence on our side it would be tricky for us to rein in the violence,” she told the press at the Douala international airport. Bemoaning the violence that is tearing her country apart, she condemned “the enemies of peace” saying that ...
cameroon concord (press release) (blog)
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 23:33:45 -0700

The Joseph Owona gang has skilfully installed a CPDM team to run the affairs of the Cameroon Football Federation. Tombi A Roko whose passport was confiscated by immigration officers at the Douala International airport and was prevented from travelling ...
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:41:15 -0700

Sources say the aicraft arrive the Douala International Airport at 3 a.m from the Garoua airport before taking off for Mecca, the Holy Land with pilgrims. The aircraft was repaired in France. The Boeing 737-700, on its part, suffered small technical ...
cameroon concord (press release) (blog)
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 08:16:46 -0700

Minister Rene Emmanuel Sadi reassured the public that operations for the transportation of the pilgrims for the 2015 Hajj have effectively started with the Douala International Airport being the point of departure. He explained that six other flights ...
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 ...

Business Insider

Business Insider
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:03:45 -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.

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