Bangui M'Poko International Airport

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Bangui M'Poko International Airport
Bangui airport 2.jpg
Airport terminal
IATA: BGFICAO: FEFF
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government
Location Bangui, CAR
Elevation AMSL 1,208 ft / 368 m
Coordinates 04°23′54.51″N 018°31′07.63″E / 4.3984750°N 18.5187861°E / 4.3984750; 18.5187861Coordinates: 04°23′54.51″N 018°31′07.63″E / 4.3984750°N 18.5187861°E / 4.3984750; 18.5187861
Map
BGF is located in Central African Republic
BGF
BGF
Airport in Central African Republic
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 8,530 2,600 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 11,600[citation needed]
Airport tarmac.

Bangui M'Poko International Airport (IATA: BGFICAO: FEFF) is an international airport located 7 km (4 miles) northwest of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.

In 2004, the airport served 53,862 passengers.

In 2012, the airport had an average attendance of about 120,000 passengers, despite a maximum capacity of 10,000 passengers.[1]

The airport is currently an unofficial refugee camp for some 60,000 refugees as of May 2014. [2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle[3]
Air Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan (begins 3 November 2015) [4]
ASKY Airlines Douala, Lomé,[5]
Karinou Airlines Brazzaville, Cotonou, Douala, Kinshasha, Malabo, N'Djamena, Pointe-Noire, Yaoundé[citation needed]
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
TAAG Angola Airlines Brazzaville, Douala, Luanda[6]
Westair Benin Brazzaville, Cotonou, Malabo[7]

Cargo airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Africa West Airlines Lomé[8]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics for Bangui International Airport
Year Total passengers  % Increase Freight (tons) Total Aircraft movements
2003 8,666 -% 56 62
2004 53,862 96.8% 102 360
2005 23,463 –27.9% 91 250
2006 15,986 –15.7% 67 118
2007 12,700 –7.5% 54 41
2008 12,760 4.4% 56 77
2009 101,099 150.5% 673 690
2010 10,600 –95.2% 11 49
2011 10,814 1.1% 27 75
2012 10,840 0.7% 32 83
2013 10,953 1.3% 17 87
2014 11,600 1.7% 47 102

Sexual abuse accusations[edit]

18 soldiers from France, Chad and Equatorial Guinea were accused of receiving oral sex and sodomizing children at the airport during 2014. Tens of thousands of refugees live at the airport due to the ongoing civil war in the civil war.[9]

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