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Djibouti Airport

by Vishal Kumar

The Airport, located in Ambouli offers domestic and international flight services to its passengers throughout the year.

Flights to Djibouti are operated from the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, which is located in the city of Ambouli, Djibouti. The runway at the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport is placed at an altitude measuring forty-nine feet which is approximately equal to fifteen meters.

Various airlines that offer their domestic and international flights to Djibouti include Daallo Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Djibouti Airlines, Eritrean Airlines, Yemenia Yemen Airways, Kenya Airways, and Air France.

The longest flight that departs from the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport covers a distance of three thousand four hundred and seventy-three miles.

The largest aircraft that flies out of the Djibouti airport is a 340-seater aircraft, while the airport has twenty-two medium-sized aircraft that depart every week towards various destinations. The airlines that connect Djibouti with Sanaa are Ethiopian Airlines and Yemenia Yemen Airways, while those connecting Paris are Air France and Dallo Airlines. Djibouti Flights can also be availed from Dubai, Asmara, and Hargeisa via Dallo Airlines, and Eritrean Airlines.

The Djibouti Airport provides a range of facilities like business lounges, and other amenities to make the passengers comfortable.

The other major airports based in Djibouti are:

  • Ali-Sabieh Airport
  • Assa-Gueyla Airport
  • Chabelley Airport
  • Dikhil Airport
  • Herkale Airport
  • Moucha Airport
  • Obock Airport
  • Tadjoura Airport
  • Djibouti Military Airport

The various airlines in Djibouti offer a wide range of in-flight services in order to make the journey of its passengers a comfortable one. The services include complimentary meals and drinks, entertainment, special services for children, the old, the sick, and the handicapped

One of the most reliable and major airlines in Africa, Djibouti Airlines was established on February 1, 1996. It offered both regional as well as charter services to the passengers. The airline was honored with the “Century Award” in Geneva. Due to some technical problems, the airline ceased its operations on July 30, 2009.

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