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Egal International Airport, serves Hargeisa, is operative only during the daytime. Travelers can obtain visas upon arrival.

Location Details
CountrySomaliaLatitude9.483333
Province / DistrictNorth WestLongitude44.10056
Town or City (Closest)Hargeisa (1 km)Elevation (ft)4,422 feet asl
Airfield NameEgal International AirportIATA and ICAO CodesHGA & HCMH
Open From (hours)0600 Open To (hours)1800

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2 400m x 45m

Orientation

24/06

Surface

Asphalt

Hargeisa runway has been rehabilitated recently. Due to undulations there is a possibility of standing water after heavy rain. The surface is clean and free of stones.

Airport Infrastructure Details

All equipment is working well since it was provided and is been handled by UNSOA/AMISOM staff or the ground handler.

Customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

Immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

No

Terminal Building

Yes

Single Point Refueling

No

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Air Starter Units

No

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)

n/a

Catering Services

No

De-icing Equipment

n/a

Base Operating Room

Yes

Parking Ramp Lighting

No

Airport Radar

No

Approach & Runway Lights

No

NDB

No

VOR

No

ILS

No

 

 

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

The airport has no cargo terminal and there are no hi-loaders. Forklifts, belts and trolleys are used to handle cargo.

Performance for 2012

Annual Figures

MonthlyDaily

Total aircraft movements

6,12051017

Total passengers

85,8007 150235

Total capacity of the airport (metric tonnes)

n/an/an/a

Current activity of the airport (metric tonnes)

n/an/an/a

Current use by Humanitarian flights (UNHAS)

816682

Airport Operating Details

Operating Details
Maximum sized aircraft which can be offloaded on bulk cargo:B737
Maximum sized aircraft that can be offloaded on palletB737
Total aircraft parking area (m²)15,400 m²
Storage Area (mt)NoCubic Meters (m³)n/a
Cargo Handling Equipment Available (Yes / No)NoIf "Yes" specify below
Elevators / Hi Loaders (Yes / No)NoMax Capacity (mt)Forklift, max 3mt
Can elevators / hi loaders reach the upper level of a B747 (Yes / No)No
Loading Ramps (Yes / No)No

Storage Facilities

There are storage facilities in Hargeisa as per described above but hardly used as cargo is removed from airport for security reasons on day of arrival.

Airfield Cost

Navigation Charges

Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)

Navigation (per journey) USD - $

Landing USD - $

Night Landing USD - $

Night Take-Off USD - $

ParkingHandling Charges
07,000$0$50n/an/a$15$95
7,001136,000$0$150n/an/a$75$300
136,001and overn/an/an/an/a

n/a

n/a

Note 1: Night landings are not permitted

Note 2: Parking charges are calculated for each 24 hours or part thereof

Note 3: All of these charges are administered by the government and are not the same for all airports in Somaliland

Fuel Services Charges

 Price per Unit
Jet A-1$1.08 / litre
Avgasn/a

Cargo Terminal Charges

These charges are not applicable to UNHAS because they have a flat rate per flight. 

Air-bridge Charges

Hargeisa does not have any air-bridges

Security

Good security procedures are in place.  X-ray machines, walk through metal detectors and well trained aviation security personnel are in place.

Companies Available 

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

4.2.5 Somalia Airport Company Contact List

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