Yirol Airport

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Yirol Airport
Airport type Public, Civilian
Owner Civil Aviation Authority of South Sudan
Serves Yirol, South Sudan
Location Yirol,  South Sudan
Elevation AMSL 1,434 ft / 437 m
Coordinates 06°33′36″N 30°30′36″E / 6.56000°N 30.51000°E / 6.56000; 30.51000 (Yirol Airport)
Yirol is located in South Sudan
Location of Yirol Airport in South Sudan
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Yirol Airport is an airport in South Sudan.


Yirol Airport (IATA: n/aICAO: HSYL) is located in Yirol West County in Eastern Lakes State, in the town of Yirol, in the central part of South Sudan. The airport is located to the immediate north of the central business district of the town.

This location lies approximately 224 kilometres (139 mi), by air, northwest of Juba International Airport, the largest airport in South Sudan.[1] The geographic coordinates of this airport are: 6° 33' 36.60"N, 30° 30' 36.00"E (Latitude:6.5600; Longitude:30.5100). Bentiu Airport sits at an elevation of 437 metres (1,434 ft) above sea level.[2] The airport has a single unpaved runway, the dimensions of which are not publicly known at this time.


Yirol Airport is a small civilian airport that serves the town of Yirol and surrounding communities. The airport does not yet have regular scheduled airline service.

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Coordinates: 6°33′36″N 30°30′36″E / 6.56000°N 30.51000°E / 6.56000; 30.51000