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  • There are two high radio masts (25 m) left of final approach to the runway.
  • The terrain is generally flat for 24 km around the field.
  • There is a lot birdlife in the area requiring pilots to exercise caution. During or after the rainy season there is a lot of vegetation around the airfield.
  • Aircraft should be parked in such a manner that a rapid departure can be made if required.  

Airport Details

Country

Somalia

Latitude

3.098889

Province / District

Bay

Longitude

43.62

Airport Name

Baidoa

Elevation (ft)

1,520’

IATA & ICAO codes

BUO & HCMV 

Surface

Asphalt

Town or City (closest)

Baidoa

Runway Condition

  • The asphalt surface that is deteriorating due to lack of maintenance.
  • There are many ruts and potholes with the worst section about 300 – 500 m from touchdown zone of the runway. 

NGO / UN (on ground)

n/a

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)

n/a

Runway Dimension

3,000 m x 40m

Ground Handling (Yes / No)

n/a

Refueling Capacity

 

Runway Lighting (Yes / No)

No

Runway Heading

04/22

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

n/a

Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)

n/a

Windsock (Yes / No)

n/a

Weather Information (Yes / No)

n/a

Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)

n/a

Navigation Aids (Yes / No)

n/a

Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)

n/a


For information on Somalia airport contact details, please see the following link:

4.5 Somalia Airport Company Contact List