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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

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
Allied Air Liege, Pointe Noire Lagos Nairobi
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 (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[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]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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195 news items

Cameroon Radio Television

Cameroon Radio Television
Sun, 24 Jan 2016 02:41:15 -0800

The two Chinese made planes that have been stationed at the Douala International Airport will be inaugurated this Saturday 23rd January 2016. According to the program made public by the Ministry of Transport, a cross section of Cameroonians shall take ...
 
cameroon concord (press release) (blog)
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 02:10:10 -0800

In March 2016, the Douala International Airport, in the economic capital of Cameroon, will be closed during the first two weeks of the month, due to refurbishment works on the aircraft parking area and the landing strip, the Quotidien Gouvernemental ...

ch-aviation

ch-aviation
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:59:26 -0800

Douala International Airport in Cameroon will close to all traffic between March 1 and 21, 2016 to allow for runway upgrade works. The airfield was closed for two days this past month following works to the aircraft apron. The project is part of a ...
 
AllAfrica.com
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 ...
 
AllAfrica.com
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 ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:35:06 -0700

Others rated in the survey include Mombasa Moi International Airport, Kenya in the 6th position, Luanda Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport, Angola, which came 8th and Douala International Airport, Cameroon, 9th. As the website explained, the ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Thu, 22 Oct 2015 00:41:15 -0700

KQ applies the 'fifth freedom' between M'Poko International Airport in Bangui and the Douala International Airport in Cameroon. This allows it to carry revenue traffic between the foreign countries connecting flights through Jomo Kenyatta International ...

TheCable

TheCable
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 12:41:15 -0700

While Changi International Airport, Singapore, was named the best, Port Harcourt International Airport was named the worst international airport in the world for the year 2015. Of the 10 worst international airports in the world, the Nigerian airport ...
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