Bouaké Airport

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Bouaké Airport
IATA: BYKICAO: DIBK
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Location Bouaké
Elevation AMSL 1,230 ft / 375 m
Coordinates 7°44′20″N 5°4′25″W / 7.73889°N 5.07361°W / 7.73889; -5.07361Coordinates: 7°44′20″N 5°4′25″W / 7.73889°N 5.07361°W / 7.73889; -5.07361
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 10,827 3,300 Asphalt

Bouaké Airport (IATA: BYKICAO: DIBK) is an airport located in Bouaké, the second largest city in Côte d'Ivoire, in West Africa.

June 29, 2007 assassination attempt on Guillaume Soro[edit]

On June 29, 2007, Guillaume Soro, the prime minister of Côte d'Ivoire, was targeted by rocket and Kalashnikov fire upon his landing at the Bouaké Airport. Four people were killed and ten others wounded.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rockets fired at Ivorian PM plane, BBC News, 29 juin 2007

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