Rumbek Airport

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Rumbek Airport
Sudan Rumbek airstrip northview 2004.jpg
The runway in 2004
Airport type Public, Civilian
Owner Civil Aviation Authority of South Sudan
Serves Rumbek, South Sudan
Location Rumbek,  South Sudan
Elevation AMSL 1,380 ft / 420 m
Coordinates 6°50′N 29°40′E / 6.83°N 29.67°E / 6.83; 29.67 (Nimule Airport)
Rumbek is located in South Sudan
Location of Rumbek Airport in South Sudan
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 4,363.5 1,330 Unpaved

Rumbek Airport (IATA: RBXICAO: HSMK) is an airport in South Sudan, near Rumbek the capital of Western Lakes State. The airport is served by several national airlines and by air charter service providers.


Rumbek Airport is located in Rumbek Central County, Western Lakes State, in central South Sudan, near the town of Rumbek. Its location lies approximately 302 kilometres (188 mi), by air, northwest of Juba International Airport, the largest airport in the country.[1] Rumbek Airport is located at an altitude of 420 metres (1,380 ft) above sea level.[2] The geogroaphical coordinates of this airport are: 6° 49' 48.00"N, 29° 40' 12.00"E (Latitude: 6.83000; Longitude: 29.6700).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Service was provided to Juba, South Sudan by Southern Star Airlines until the airline ceased flying in 2011.

Airlines Destinations
Aircraft Leasing Services Lokichogio, Nairobi-Wilson

Accidents and incidents[edit]

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Coordinates: 6°49′48″N 29°40′12″E / 6.83000°N 29.67000°E / 6.83000; 29.67000