Albano Machado Airport

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Albano Machado (Huambo) Airport
IATA: NOVICAO: FNHU
NOV is located in Angola
NOV
NOV
Location of Airport in Angola
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Huambo, Angola
Elevation AMSL 5,587 ft / 1,703 m
Coordinates 12°48′32.0″S 15°45′37.4″E / 12.808889°S 15.760389°E / -12.808889; 15.760389 (Huambo/Albano Machado Airport (Huambo))Coordinates: 12°48′32.0″S 15°45′37.4″E / 12.808889°S 15.760389°E / -12.808889; 15.760389 (Huambo/Albano Machado Airport (Huambo))
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,660 8,727 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2] Landings.com[3]

The Albano Machado Airport (IATA: NOVICAO: FNHU) is a public airport located southeast of Huambo, a city in Angola. It used to be named the Nova Lisboa Airport, since in colonial times the city was called Nova Lisboa, or New Lisbon.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Diexim Expresso Luanda
TAAG Angola Airlines Catumbela, Luanda, Lubango, Menongue, Ondjiva[4]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 3 September 1970. Douglas DC-3 G-AVPW of Hunting Surveys was substantially damaged when it was subjected to ground fire on take-off. Hydraulic lines were damaged and the fuel tanks ruptured. A successful emergency landing was made at Luanda Airport. The aircraft was repaired and returned to service.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for FNHU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for NOV at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ "FNHU @ aerobaticsweb.org". Landings.com. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  4. ^ TAAG Angola Airlines: Destinations Schedule
  5. ^ "G-AVPW Criminal Occurrence description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 20 October 2010. 

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