Juba International Airport

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Juba International Airport
Juba Airport.jpg
Juba Airport apron
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of South Sudan
Serves Juba
Location Juba, South Sudan
Elevation AMSL 1,513 ft / 461 m
Coordinates 04°52′19″N 031°36′04″E / 4.87194°N 31.60111°E / 4.87194; 31.60111Coordinates: 04°52′19″N 031°36′04″E / 4.87194°N 31.60111°E / 4.87194; 31.60111
  HSSJ is located in South Sudan
Location of airport in South Sudan
(Central Equatoria state highlighted)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,400 7,874 Asphalt

Juba Airport (IATA: JUBICAO: HSSJ) is an airport serving Juba, the capital city of South Sudan. The airport lies to the northeast of the city's central business district, on the western banks of the White Nile. The city and airport are located in South Sudan's Central Equatoria state.

It is one of the two international airports in South Sudan, the other one being Malakal International Airport (IATA: MAKICAO: HSSM). Juba Airport handles international and local airlines, cargo air traffic and chartered commercial flights. It is also used by the South Sudanese military and by the United Nations relief flights for the country.


The airport resides at an elevation of 1,513 feet (461 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,400 by 45 metres (7,874 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airport expansion[edit]

As of May 2011, Juba International Airport was undergoing improvements and expansion. The work on the airport included expansion of the passenger and cargo terminal buildings, resurfacing of the runway and installation of landing lights to facilitate night operations.[3]

Passenger airlines and destinations[edit]

UTair operated for United Nations Humanitarian Air Service taxiing at Juba Airport.
Airlines Destinations
EgyptAir Cairo
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Entebbe
Fly540 Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
flydubai Dubai[4]
Kenya Airways Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Nova Airways Khartoum[5]
RwandAir Entebbe,[6] Kigali[7]
South Supreme Airlines Entebbe[8]
Sudan Airways Khartoum, Malakal[9]
Tarco Airlines Khartoum

Cargo airlines and destinations[edit]

Swiftair operated for United Nations Humanitarian Air Service taxiing at Juba Airport.
Airlines Destinations
Astral Aviation Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Sudan Airways Khartoum International Airport

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