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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
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, 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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130 news items

cameroon concord (press release) (blog)
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 02:07:30 -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 ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:26:15 -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 ...
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 ...

DailyPost Nigeria

DailyPost Nigeria
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 00:53:52 -0700

Port Harcourt International Airport was named the worst international airport in the world for the year 2015. A report published by CNNMoney and released by The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, also listed airports from Asia, Europe and the Middle East ...
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, 07 Oct 2015 16:48:45 -0700

The 23-year-old, who has since returned home, was punished for mistakenly burning the dress she was ironing. Stephanie N., who travelled to Kuwait in search of a better livelihood, returned to Cameroon via the Douala International Airport on October 4, ...
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 ...

Al Jazeera America

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

Understaffed and poorly functioning foreign consulates often have difficulty producing travel documents needed by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) in order to deport people. As a result, ICE has used documents of questionable ...

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