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Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport


Djibouti-Ambouli is located at about 6 Km far from Djibouti downtown. Djibouti airport has at its disposal, all necessary equipment that is required to provide assistance to air navigation and handling operations. This enables aircraft to land and take-off safety in day time as well as in night.
Djibouti airport can accommodate all types of existing aircraft (commercial, military, cargo/Passengers, etc…).

Location Details
CountryDjiboutiLatitude11.54733
Province / DistrictDjiboutiLongitude43.15948
Town or City (Closest)Djibouti CityElevation (ft and m)49 ft. / 15 m
Airfield NameAmbouliIATA and ICAO CodesJIB & HDAM
Open From (hours)00:00Open To (hours)24:00

For information on Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, please see the following link: 

Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport Website

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

3,200 x 45

Orientation

09/27

Surface

Asphalt

Helicopter Pad(s)

Helicopters can use military helipad North of runway on taxiway Foxtrot

Helipad #1

Present (Yes / No)

No

Largest helicopter that can land

No limitation as any special area has been specially designed for helicopters. In addition currently, Djibouti airport is used by Military helicopters.

Width and Length (metres)

Width 22 m and length more than 250 m

Surface

Bituminous concrete

Airport Infrastructure Details

Customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

n/a

Immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

n/a

Terminal Building

Yes

Single Point Refueling

No

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Air Starter Units

Yes

Cargo terminal

No

Ground Power (mobile)

Yes

Pax transport to airfield

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Control Tower

Yes

Latrine Servicing

Yes

Weather Facilities

Yes

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

Yes

Catering Services

Yes

De-icing Equipment

Yes

Base Operating Room

Yes

Parking Ramp Lighting

Yes

Airport Radar

No

Approach & Runway Lights

Yes

NDB

Yes

VOR

 

ILS

Yes

 

 

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

Performance for 2010

Annual Figures

MonthlyDaily

Total aircraft movements

Commercial movements: 6216 – 2010
General aviation 1089 – 2010
Military movements 24,260 -2010

n/an/a

Total passengers

176,861 Paxn/an/a

Total capacity of the airport (metric tonnes)

Report not availablen/an/a

Current activity of the airport (metric tonnes)

7,145.6n/an/a

Current use by Humanitarian flights (UNHAS)

Niln/an/a

Airport Operating Details

Operating Details
Maximum sized aircraft which can be offloaded on bulk cargo:B74, Antonov 124 and Galaxy which are listed among the biggest aircraft have been offloaded at Djibouti airport
Maximum sized aircraft that can be offloaded on palletNo limitation for palletized cargo. Djibouti airport can rely on military facilities to handle this kind of cargo
Total aircraft parking area (m²)12 Parking’s are available and the 13th is under construction total areas is 100,000 m²
Storage Area (mt)n/aCubic Meters (m³)n/a
Cargo Handling Equipment Available (Yes / No)YesIf "Yes" specify below
Elevators / Hi Loaders (Yes / No)YesMax Capacity (mt)15
Can elevators / hi loaders reach the upper level of a B747 (Yes / No)Yes
Loading Ramps (Yes / No)n/a

Airfield Cost

Navigation Charges

Please note:

  • MTOW is amended to suit local rates
  • Within Djibouti Republic, aeronautical nights start 15 min after sunset and end 15 min before sunrise
  • Parking charges are for each hours or part thereof
  • All of these charges are administered by Djibouti airport authorities and are the same for all airports in Djibouti
Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)

Navigation (per journey) USD - $

Landing USD - $

Night Landing USD - $

Night Take-Off USD - $

ParkingHandling Charges
07,000-52.565651.68 USD per HR-
7,001136,000-1112.5656530.30 USD per HR-
136,001and over-2779.56565

70.40 USD per HR

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Fuel Services Charges

OILYBIA and TOTAL are the awarded companies to supply aircrafts with fuel (JET A1) in Djibouti airfield. Information gathering from OILYBIA states the following:

  • The costs of refuelling JET A1 is provided only to customers at signatory of contract;
  • Two types of payment are acceptable by OILYBIA, by CASH or by CREDIT. When it’s agreed to pay by credit, the customer should deposit a certain amount which varies according the quantity the customer will consume per Week/Month, etc.
  • OILYBIA has never faced shortfall in their supply chain. They have a storage capacity of 10 to 15,000m3 at Doraleh Oil port and 750m3 close to the airport. In addition there are 4 tanker trucks with total capacity of 147m3.
  • OILYBIA reports of having supplied an average of 3 to 4,000m3 of Jet A1 per month over past year (2010).
  • OILYBIA performs regular test related to Quality control of their product. They comply with AFQRJOS norms.
 Price per Unit
Jet A-1The costs of refuelling JET A1 is provided only to customers at signatory of contract;
Avgasn/a

Cargo Terminal Charges

Import

Rate US$ / kg

Handling Charge per kg

0.02 USD per Kg

Break Bulk Fee

-

Diplomatic Mail

-

Strong Room - per consignment

-

Cold Storage Fee

n/a

Delivery outside normal working hours

From 06h00 to 13h00

Preparation of substitute AOA - Invoice - Receipt

-

Storage per kg per day - Grace period? hours

-

Export

Rate US$ / kg

Handling charges - Unpalletized cargo

-

International Air WayBill

30 USD per AWB

Local Air WayBill

-

Air Way Bill Amendment - Cancellation

-

Air Way Bill Documentation

-

Diplomatic Mail

-

Storage charges per kg per day

-

Security

Level: Good 

Companies Available 

Fo rinformation on Djibouti Airport company contact details, please see the following link:

4.4 Djibouti Airport Company Contact List

Information on some aviation service providers can be found at:  AZ Freight Website information on Djibouti