Egal International Airport, serves Hargeisa, is operative only during the daytime. Travelers can obtain visas upon arrival.
|Province / District||North West||Longitude||44.10056|
|Town or City (Closest)||Hargeisa (1 km)||Elevation (ft)||4,422 feet asl|
|Airfield Name||Egal International Airport||IATA and ICAO Codes||HGA & HCMH|
|Open From (hours)||0600||Open To (hours)||1800|
2 400m x 45m
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.
JET A-1 fuel
Single Point Refueling
Air Starter Units
Ground Power (mobile)
Pax transport to airfield
Ground Handling Services
Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)
Base Operating Room
Parking Ramp Lighting
Approach & Runway Lights
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
Total aircraft movements
Total capacity of the airport (metric tonnes)
Current activity of the airport (metric tonnes)
Current use by Humanitarian flights (UNHAS)
Airport Operating Details
|Maximum sized aircraft which can be offloaded on bulk cargo:||B737|
|Maximum sized aircraft that can be offloaded on pallet||B737|
|Total aircraft parking area (m²)||15,400 m²|
|Storage Area (mt)||No||Cubic Meters (m³)||n/a|
|Cargo Handling Equipment Available (Yes / No)||No||If "Yes" specify below|
|Elevators / Hi Loaders (Yes / No)||No||Max Capacity (mt)||Forklift, max 3mt|
|Can elevators / hi loaders reach the upper level of a B747 (Yes / No)||No|
|Loading Ramps (Yes / No)||No|
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.
|Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)|
Navigation (per journey) USD - $
Landing USD - $
Night Landing USD - $
Night Take-Off USD - $
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|
Cargo Terminal Charges
These charges are not applicable to UNHAS because they have a flat rate per flight.
Hargeisa does not have any air-bridges
Good security procedures are in place. X-ray machines, walk through metal detectors and well trained aviation security personnel are in place.
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