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Airport Overview

Maputo airport is located three kilometres north of Maputo city.

It has a “4” aerodrome reference code and is capable of sustaining aeroplanes with a letter code up to “E”. The ATC approach is Cat I.

There are two terminals (Domestic and International) with three air bridges each and one cargo terminal.

Two handling companies and one catering company provide respective services to airlines.

The airport is open for operations 24 hours per day.  However, it closes 30 minutes before and after VIP flight arrival or departure.

 

Maputo International Airport website:

https://www.aeroportos.co.mz/aeroporto-de-maputo

Maputo Airport

Country

Mozambique

Province or District

Maputo

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Maputo, 3 km

Airport’s Complete Name

Maputo International Airport or

Mavalane International Airport

Latitude

-25.92086

Longitude

32.57254

Elevation (ft and m)

45 m (147 FT)

IATA Code

MPM

ICAO Code

FQMA

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Aeroportos de Moçambique (ADM)

Management Contact Person

Cândida Botelho - 843109373

Open From (hours)

00:00 Hrs

Open To (hours)

24:00 Hrs

Airport Pictures

 

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

The airlines operating in Maputo include:

LAM – Mozambique Airlines (www.lam.co.mz/)

SAA – South African Airways (www.flysaa.com/)

Ethiopian Airlines (www.ethiopianairlines.com/MZ/EN/)

Qatar Airways (www.qatarairways.com/)

Turkish Airlines (www.turkishairlines.com/)

TAP – Portuguese Airlines (http://www.flytap.com/)

Kenya Airways (www.kenya-airways.com/)

TAAG – Angola Airlines (www.taag.com/)

Fastjet (www.fastjet.com/)

The main handling company is MAHS (Mozambique Airport Handling Services): http://www.mahs.co.mz/

The catering company is SMS: http://www.smscatering.co.mz/

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

The terminal has a capacity of 900,000 passengers a year and can serve up to 400 arriving and departing passengers per hour.

Performance for 2017

 

Per Year

Per Month

Per Day

Total Aircraft Movements

18,858

  

Total Passengers

940,762

  

Total Capacity of the Airport (mt)

   

Current Activity of the Airport (mt)

   

Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)

No

  

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

3,660 m x 45 m

Orientation

05/23

Surface

Flexible/Asphalt

Runway #2

Runway Dimensions

1,700 m x 45 m

Orientation

10/28

Surface

Flexible/Asphalt


Airport Infrastructure Details

Customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

Immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

Yes

Terminal Building

Yes

Single Point Refuelling

Yes

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Air Starter Units

Yes

Cargo terminal

Yes

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 (9)

Yes

Catering Services

Yes

De-icing Equipment

No

Base Operating Room

Yes

Parking Ramp Lighting

Yes

Airport Radar

No

Approach & Runway Lights

Yes

NDB

No

VOR

Yes

ILS

Yes

  

Airport Operating Details

Operating Details

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo

Reference code “E”

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet

Reference code “E”

Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²)

 

Storage Area (m3 and mt)

 

Handling Equipment

Elevators / Hi Loaders

Yes

Max Capacity (mt)

14 tons

Max Height

(m)

B747 cabin height

Loading Ramps

Yes

Other Comments

 

Customs Guidance

Customs is operational 24 hours a day and has an office at airport. It normally takes 3-5 minutes for each passage in the passenger terminal. In the cargo terminal, it depends on the amount of goods to be cleared.

Storage Facilities

Arrangements for storage must be requested to MAHS 48 hours in advance.

Airfield Costs

NAVIGATION CHARGES

Charges

Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)

 

0 - 7,000

7,001 - 136,000

136,001 and over

Navigation (per journey) USD - $

23 - 56

56 - 342

342 - 540

Landing USD - $

5.5

5.5

5.5

Night Landing USD - $

±125

±125

±125

Night Take-Off USD - $

 

 

 

Parking

0.5/3h

0.5/3h

0.5/3h

Handling Charges

7.5

7.5

7.5


FUEL SERVICES CHARGES

 

Price per Litre USD - $

Jet A-1

0.34

Avgas

 


CARGO TERMINAL CHARGES

Import Charges

Type of Charge

Rate USD - $ per kg

Comments

Handling Charge

5-25

By operation

Break Bulk Fee

 

 

Diplomatic Mail

 

 

Strong Room – per consignment

 

 

Cold Storage Fee

 

 

Delivery Outside Normal Working Hours

 

 

Preparation of substitute AOA – Invoice – Receipt

 

 

Storage per Day

 

 

Export

Handling Charges – Un-palletized Cargo

 

 

International Air Waybill

 

 

Local Air Waybill

 

 

Air Way Bill Amendment - Cancellation

 

 

Air Way Bill Documentation

 

 

Diplomatic Mail

 

 

Storage Charges per Day

 

 


AIR-BRIDGE CHARGES

Weight

First Hour (USD)

Additional (USD)

0 – 40,000 kg

                               83.30

30/30 min or fraction

40,001 – 100,000 kg

                               89.25

40/30 min or fraction

100,001 – 190,000 kg

                               97.75

50/30 min or fraction

190,000 kg and over

                             110.50

60/30 min or fraction

Security

The airport has modern and up-to-date security screening equipment and procedures for both departing and arriving passengers. However, the control over luggage helpers present on the arrival and departure halls leaves leaves the airport open to regular security violations as there is frequent access to these restricted areas by these workers, not all of them in possession of the required permits.