Lubango Airport

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Lubango Mukanka Airport

Aeroporto de Lubango
Lubango Airport.jpg
TAAG Angola Airlines Boeing 737-700 at Lubango Airport terminal (2014)
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesLubango
Elevation AMSL5,778 ft / 1,761 m
Coordinates14°55′30″S 13°34′30″E / 14.92500°S 13.57500°E / -14.92500; 13.57500Coordinates: 14°55′30″S 13°34′30″E / 14.92500°S 13.57500°E / -14.92500; 13.57500
Map
SDD is located in Angola
SDD
SDD
Location of Airport in Angola
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,150 10,335 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1] GCM[2] Landings.com[3] Google Maps[4]

Lubango Mukanka Airport (Portuguese: Aeroporto de Lubango) (IATA: SDD, ICAO: FNUB) is an airport serving Lubango, the capital city of the Huíla Province in Angola.

The Lubango non-directional beacon (Ident: SB) is located 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi) east-northeast of the Rwy 28 threshold.[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
SonAir Luanda
TAAG Angola Airlines Catumbela, Huambo, Luanda, Ondjiva, Windhoek-Hosea Kutako

Military use[edit]

The airport houses four Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircraft.[6]

Incidents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for FNUB from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for SDD at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ "FNUB @ aerobaticsweb.org". Landings.com. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  4. ^ Google Maps - Lubango
  5. ^ "SkyVector: Flight Planning / Aeronautical Charts". skyvector.com. Retrieved 2017-07-27.
  6. ^ Bellingcat Investigation Team (November 14, 2018). "Angola Takes Delivery of Four Su-30KN". Bellingcat. Four Su-30 multi-role fighters have been delivered to Angola as of October 2018, as confirmed by satellite imagery. The aircraft are part of a $1 billion deal for 12 airframes signed with Russia in 2013. Fresh satellite imagery captured the aircraft parked on the apron at the Lubango civil-military airport in the Huila province.

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