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Location Details
CountrySomaliaLatitude8.460833
Province / DistrictGaroweLongitude48.57222
Town or City (Closest)Garowe (12 km)Elevation (ft)1,516 feet asl
Airfield NameGarowe International AirportIATA and ICAO CodesGGR & HCMG
Open From (hours)0600 Open To (hours)1800

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2,300 m x 20m

Orientation

n/a

Surface

Gravel

Airport Infrastructure Details

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)

No

Pax transport to airfield

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Control Tower

No

Latrine Servicing

No

Weather Facilities

No

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

No

Catering Services

No

De-icing Equipment

No

Base Operating Room

No

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 or trolleys. 

Airport Operating Details

Operating Details
Maximum sized aircraft which can be offloaded on bulk cargo:IL-18, DASH-8
Maximum sized aircraft that can be offloaded on palletIL-18, DASH-8
Total aircraft parking area (m²)n/a
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)n/a
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 Garowe as per described above but hardly used as cargo is removed from airport for security reasons on day of arrival.

Airfield Cost

Navigation Charges

  • Night landings are not permitted
  • Parking charges are calculated for each 24 hours or part thereof

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

Garowe 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/