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Airport Overview

Antonio Agostinho Neto International Airport (IATA: PNR, ICAO: FCPP), is an airport located in Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo. It is one of two international airports in the country, the other being Brazzaville Maya-Maya Airport. The airport was inaugurated in 1934; a new passenger terminal opened in 2006. Another terminal is presently under construction. In 2015, the airport served 780,412 passengers and international flight are available with several air companies including Air France, Cameroon Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Airlines, ASKY, Air Cote d’Ivoire and Royal Air Maroc, TAAG as well as other cargo airlines like Ethiopians air lines. Cargo flights serve Maya-Maya airport to deliver fresh food.  For cargo handling the operation has been commissioned to Congo Handling, which is a subsidiary of the French based Group Europe Handling. Different shipping companies have office at the airport. A customs office is also present.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Republic of Congo

Province or District

Kouilou

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

Pointe-Noire

Airport’s Complete Name

Agostinho Neto

Latitude

-4.81472222

Longitude

11.88638889

Elevation (ft and m)

17 m

IATA Code

PNR

ICAO Code

FCPP

Managing Company or Airport Authority

AERCO

Management Contact Person

contact@aerco-cg.com

Open From (hours)

00:00

Open To (hours)

24:00

Airport Picture

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

For information on the Airport Company Contact List', please see the followings link:  4.5 Republic of the Congo Airport Companies Contact List

For information on the government contact list', please see the followings link: 4.1 Republic of the Congo Government Contact List

Information on some aviation service providers can be found at:  http://www.azfreight.com

For more information on companies operating within the Maya-Maya airport can be found at: http://www.pointenoire-airport.com/assistance-companies/ . These include Assistance Companies (SNPC, SERVAIR Congo, Congo Handling), car rental companies, baggage services, and the international business lounge.

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

In 2015, the airport served 780,412 passengers and international flight are available with several air companies including Air France, Cameroon Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Airlines, ASKY, Air Cote d’Ivoire and Royal Air Maroc, TAAG as well as other cargo airlines like Ethiopians airlines.

Performance for 2015

 

Per Year

Per Month

Per Day

Total Aircraft Movements

25,566

N/A

N/A

Total Passengers

780,412

N/A

N/A

Total Capacity of the Airport (MT)

N/A

N/A

N/A

Current Activity of the Airport (MT)

99,672

N/A

N/A

Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)

N/A

N/A

N/A

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2,600 m x 45 m

Orientation

17/35

Surface

Asphalt

Helicopter Pad(s)

There are no proper helicopter pads at Pointe-Noire International Airport. Any type of helicopter can land on the runway.

Airport Infrastructure Details

A new terminal has been constructed and inaugurated in 2016.  The level of maintenance of equipment is good.

Here is the Airport website for further information: http://www.pointenoire-airport.com/

Customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

Immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

No

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

No

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Control Tower

Yes

Latrine Servicing

Yes

Weather Facilities

Yes

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

Yes

Catering Services

Yes

De-icing Equipment

No

Base Operating Room

No

Parking Ramp Lighting

Yes

Airport Radar

Yes

Approach & Runway Lights

Yes

NDB

Yes

VOR

Yes

ILS

Yes

  

Airport Operating Details

The regulation of civil aviation in the Republic of Congo falls under the Ministry of Transport and the Civil Aviation; ANAC is the government agency that manages and administers the airports. For airspace security and navigation of aircrafts the responsibility has been commissioned to ASECNA. It is a regional company that manages the aviation security of several African airports including Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire. Among its tasks is to assure:

  1. Control of the airspace circulation
  2. Guidance of airplanes
  3. Transmission of technical and traffic messages
  4. Information about flights arrivals and departures
  5. Meteorological information
  6. Guidance of flights inside the airport and terminal approaches
  7. Fire emergency services

Operating Details

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo

MD-11 or IL-76

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet

MD-11 or IL-76

Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²)

10,000

Storage Area (m3 and MT)

No storage

Handling Equipment

Elevators / Hi Loaders

Yes

Max Capacity (MT)

 

Max Height

(m)

 

Loading Ramps

Yes

Other Comments

Hi Loaders can reach the upper deck of a B747

Customs Guidance

For more information on customs in Republic of Congo please see the following link: 1.3 Republic of the Congo Customs Information.

Storage Facilities

For cargo handling the operation has been commissioned to Congo Handling, which is a subsidiary of the French based Group Europe Handling. The airport is no proper storage capacity in the airport perimeter.

Airfield Costs

For more information on AERCO Charges and Fees, please follow the following link: http://www.pointenoire-airport.com/charges-and-fees/

Airfield Charges (XAF)

Aircraft Weights – MTOW (mt)

(Charge changes with each tonner – charge calculated per aircraft type)

Aircraft type

Landing (international)

Night Landing (ASECNA)

Night Take-off (ASECNA)

Parking (2 hours free)

0 – 1

C172

2,708

83,746

83,746

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

1 – 2

C205

2,708

83,746

83,746

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

2 – 5

BE200

5,425

83,746

83,746

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

5 – 13

DC-3

14,105

83,746

83,746

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

13 – 20

Dash-7

21,700

83,746

83,746

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

20 – 28

Dash-8

33,665

83,746

83,746

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

28 – 61

An-12

105,605

83,746

83,746

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

61 – 100

B757

212,550

106,079

106,079

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

100 – 136

B767

322,602

106,079

106,079

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

136 – 190

IL-76

480,000

106,079

106,079

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

190 – 405

An-124

1,095,975

106,079

106,079

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

  • Note #1: Night landing hours are between 18:00 – 06:00 hours when lights are being used.
  • Night landing fee is XAF 83,746 for aircraft up to and equal to 75 MT and XAF 106,079 for aircrafts above 75 MT
  • Note #2: Parking charges are for each hour or part thereof (first 2 hours free)
  • Note #3: All of these charges are administered by ANAC & ANSECA and are the same for all airports in Congo
  • Note #4: ANAC will charge a freight fee on all cargo of XAF 40/kg

Costs – Aircraft Servicing Charges (Congo Handling SA)

Service

Ad Hoc / XAF

Chocks per operation

Included in handling charge

Stairs per unit per hour

Included in handling charge

GPU per half-hour (30 min)

315,000 (2 – 3 hours included in handling charge)

ASU per operation

472,500

Loader per hour

Included in handling charge

Navigation Charges

Night landing hours are between 18:00 – 6,00 hours. Parking charges are for each hours or part there of; first 2 hours free. These charges are administered by the ANAC &ASECNA and are the same for all airports in Republic of Congo from 26 Mt and upwards each weight class fee comes on top of the former one. Over flight fees depends on route and can be very fluctuant.

Charges

Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)

 

0 - 7,000

7,001 - 136,000

136,001 and over

Navigation (per journey) (XAF)

2,087

5,877

5,510

Landing (XAF)

14,105

322,602

1,095,975

Night Landing (XAF)

83,746

106,079

106,079

Night Take-Off (XAF)

83,746

106,079

106,079

Parking Handling Charges (XAF)

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

MTOW x XAF 120/hour

Fuel Service Charges

Aircrafts are served by tank trucks and there is also a single point for refuelling. The price for Jet A-1 is presently XAF 600/litre. ANAC is also charging a fuel service fee of XAF 3.40/litre.

 

Price per Litre (XAF)

Jet A-1

600

Avgas

N/A

Cargo Terminal Charges 

There is no tariff for handling charges which must be negotiated with the cargo handling company either on a case by case base or in contractual form. Price level will depend on frequency of flights. Some standard examples are given below.

Aircraft Handling Schedule

Aircraft Weight – MTOW (kg)

Aircraft Model

Charges (XAF)

0 – 1,500

C172

Charges quoted on demand

1,501 – 2,500

C205

Charges quoted on demand

2,501 – 5,000

C208

Charges quoted on demand

5,001 – 10,000

DC-3

Charges quoted on demand

10,001 – 20,000

Dash-7

Charges quoted on demand

20,001 – 40,000

Dash-8

525,000 + 50% night (22:00 – 06:00) + 25% Sunday

40,001 – 80,000

An-12

840,000 + 50% night (22:00 – 06:00) + 25% Sunday

80,001 – 120,000

B757

Charges quoted on demand

120,001 – 180,000

B767

2,310,000 + 50% night (22:00 – 06:00) + 25% Sunday

180,001 – 300,000

IL-76 (190 m)

1,575,000 + 50% night (22:00 – 06:00) + 25% Sunday

300,001 – and over

An-124

3,150,000 + 50% night (22:00 – 06:00) + 25% Sunday

  • Toilet Service per Aircraft : XAF 215,000
  • Push-back per operation: XAF 157,000 – 367,000 (4 categories)
  • Trailer/dolly per operation: included in handling charge

Import Charges

Type of Charge

Rate XAF per kg

Handling Charge

115 + 3% Tax

Break Bulk Fee

Included in handling charge

Diplomatic Mail

N/A

Strong Room – per consignment

N/A

Cold Storage Fee

N/A

Delivery Outside Normal Working Hours

+ 50% (22:00 - - :00) + 25% Sunday

Preparation of substitute AOA – Invoice – Receipt

N/A

Storage per Day

3 days free; storage charge depends on cargo value

Export

Handling Charges – Un-palletized Cargo

115 + 3% Tax

International Air Waybill

N/A

Local Air Waybill

N/A

Air Way Bill Amendment - Cancellation

N/A

Air Way Bill Documentation

N/A

Diplomatic Mail

N/A

Storage Charges per Day

Storage charge depends on value of cargo

Air-Bridge Charges

N/A

Security

Security at Terminal buildings and runway seems good.