Lomé–Tokoin International Airport

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Lomé–Tokoin Airport
Gnassingbé Eyadéma International
2014-06-16 17-21-49 Togo Maritime - Station Météo.JPG
Summary
Airport type Joint (Civil and Military)
Serves Lomé
Location Lomé, Togo
Hub for ASKY Airlines
Elevation AMSL 72 ft / 22 m
Coordinates 06°09′56.2″N 01°15′16.24″E / 6.165611°N 1.2545111°E / 6.165611; 1.2545111
Website www.aeroportdelome.com
Map
LFW is located in Togo
LFW
LFW
Location of Airport in Togo
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 9,847 3,001 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 616,800

Lomé–Tokoin Airport (IATA: LFWICAO: DXXX), also known as Gnassingbé Eyadéma International Airport, is an airport in Lomé, the capital of Togo. In 2014, the airport served 616,800 passengers. ASKY Airlines, a subsidiary of Ethiopian Airlines, has had its hub at the airport since January 2010.

A new terminal at the airport opened in early 2016, and will allow for service for up to 2 million passengers annually.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air Afrique Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Type 11R, February 1980
Airlines Destinations
Air Burkina Cotonou, Ouagadougou
Air Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Niamey
ASKY Airlines Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Bamako, Bangui, Bissau, Brazzaville, Conakry, Cotonou, Dakar, Douala, Johannesburg-OR Tambo,[3] Kinshasa–N'Djili, Lagos, Libreville, N'Djamena, Niamey, Ouagadougou, Pointe–Noire, Yaoundé
Brussels Airlines Accra, Brussels
Ceiba Intercontinental Airlines Malabo
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Newark, São Paulo–Guarulhos
Royal Air Maroc Accra, Casablanca
TAP Portugal Accra, Lisbon[4]

Statistics[edit]

Traffic by calendar year. Official ACI Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2005 218,966 Decrease6.6% 9,496 Decrease4.6% 2,977 Decrease12.9%
2006 297,769 Increase20.79% 12,101 Increase26.5% 3,801 Increase27.7%
2007 274,235 Decrease7.9% 14,875 Increase23.9% 3,422 Decrease10.0%
2008 264,464 Decrease 3.6% 13,562 Decrease 8.8% 3,531 Increase3.2%
2009 241,079 Decrease 9.7% 10,400 Decrease 30.4% 3,139 Increase12.5%
2010 307,246 Increase 27.4% 9,252 Decrease 11.0% 4,908 Increase56.4%
2011 551,608 Increase 44.3% 8,983 Decrease 3.0% 5,484 Increase10.5%
2012 472,313 Decrease 14.4% 7,256 Decrease 19.2% 4,431 Decrease 19.2%
2013 589,416 Increase 24.8% 6,413 Decrease 11.6% 5,134 Increase 15.9%
2014 616,800 Increase4.6% 9,670 Increase 50.8% 5,448 Increase6.1%

Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Reports
(Years 2005,[5] 2006,[6] 2007,[7]
[8] 2011,[9] 2012,[10] 2013,[11] and 2014[12])

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of the busiest airports in Africa
  2. ^ Togo: Lomé airport gets 'safe airport' certificate, 29 May 2015, http://africanmanager.com/site_eng/detail_article.php?art_id=22011
  3. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/54456-asky-airlines-confirms-southern-african-debut-for-early-2q17
  4. ^ http://fugas.publico.pt/Viagens/371731_tap-lanca-rota-lisboa-lome TAP Portugal launches Lisbon - Lome (in portuguese)
  5. ^ Airport Council International's 2005 World Airport Traffic Report
  6. ^ Airport Council International's 2006 World Airport Traffic Report
  7. ^ Airport Council International's 2007 World Airport Traffic Report
  8. ^ Airport Council International's 2009 World Airport Traffic Report
  9. ^ Airport Council International's 2011 World Airport Traffic Report
  10. ^ Airport Council International's 2012 World Airport Traffic Report
  11. ^ Airport Council International's 2013 World Airport Traffic Report
  12. ^ Airport Council International's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report

External links[edit]