Malakal Airport

Malakal Airport
Airport typePublic, Civilian
OwnerCivil Aviation Authority of South Sudan
ServesMalakal, South Sudan
Elevation AMSL1,290 ft / 393 m
Coordinates09°33′32″N 031°39′08″E / 9.55889°N 31.65222°E / 9.55889; 31.65222
Malakal Airport is located in South Sudan
Malakal Airport
Malakal Airport
Location of airport in South Sudan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,000 6,562 Asphalt

Malakal Airport (IATA: MAK, ICAO: HJMK) is an airport serving Malakal,[1] a city in Malakal County in the Eastern Nile[3] state of South Sudan. The airport is located just north of the city's central business district, adjacent to the main campus of Upper Nile University. Malakal is near the international border with the Republic of Sudan and the border with Ethiopia.

Malakal is the smaller of two international airports in South Sudan. The largest, Juba International Airport, lies approximately 521 kilometres (281 NM) to the south in the capital city of Juba.

As part of the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), the airport was a major staging point for United Nation operations to South Sudan and will continue to do so under the new United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) mandate.[4]


The airport resides at an elevation of 1,291 feet (393 m) above mean sea level.[1][5] It has one runway designated 05/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,000 by 38 metres (6,562 ft × 125 ft).[1][6]

Airline and destination

Golden Wings Aviation Juba

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Airport information for HSSM from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for MAK at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "UNMISS chief pays courtesy call to Eastern Nile governor following Malakal killings". Archived from the original on 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2016-08-20.
  4. ^ "United Nations Radio -". 7 June 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Malakal Airport elevation - Wolfram-Alpha". Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Pilot information for Malakal Airport". Retrieved 7 June 2015.

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