Mapel Airstrip

Mapel Airstrip
Airport typePublic, Civilian
ServesMapel, South Sudan
LocationMapel,  South Sudan
Elevation AMSL- ft / - m
Coordinates07°17′39″N 28°26′44″E / 7.29417°N 28.44556°E / 7.29417; 28.44556 (Mapel Airstrip)Coordinates: 07°17′39″N 28°26′44″E / 7.29417°N 28.44556°E / 7.29417; 28.44556 (Mapel Airstrip)
Mapel is located in South Sudan
Location of Mapel Airstrip in South Sudan
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 3,400 1,040 Unpaved

Mapel Airstrip is an airport in South Sudan.


Mapel Airstrip is located in Jur River County, Western Bahr el Ghazal State, near the town of Mapel.

This location lies approximately 440 kilometres (270 mi), by air, northwest of Juba International Airport, the largest airport in South Sudan.[1] The elevation of Mapel Airstrip is unknown. It has a single, unpaved runway.


Mapel Airstrip is a small civilian airport that serves the towns of Mapel and Medil. There are no known scheduled airlines serving this airport at this time, but the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service served the field from Rumbek Airport.[2]

External links

  • Location of Mapel Airstrip At Google Maps

See also


  1. ^ "Distance between Juba () (Airport) and Mapel Airstrip (Sudan)". Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  2. ^ "UNHAS South Sudan Fixed Flight Schedule | Logistics Cluster". Retrieved 2018-08-24.
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