Maridi Airport

Maridi Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic, Civilian
OwnerCivil Aviation Authority of South Sudan
ServesMaridi, South Sudan
LocationMaridi,  South Sudan
Elevation AMSL2,300 ft / 700 m
Coordinates04°54′10″N 29°26′36″E / 4.90278°N 29.44333°E / 4.90278; 29.44333Coordinates: 04°54′10″N 29°26′36″E / 4.90278°N 29.44333°E / 4.90278; 29.44333
Map
Maridi is located in South Sudan
Maridi
Maridi
Location of Maridi Airport in South Sudan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4,921 1,500 Unpaved
Sources:[1]

Maridi Airport is an airport serving Maridi in South Sudan.

Location

Maridi Airport (IATA: n/a, ICAO: HSMD) is located in Maridi East County in Maridi State, in the town of Maridi,[2] near the International border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This location lies approximately 236 kilometres (147 mi), by air, west of Juba International Airport, South Sudan's largest airport.[3] The geographic coordinates of this airport are: 4° 54' 0.00" N, 29° 26' 24.00"E (Latitude: 4.9000; Longitude: 29.4400). Maridi Airport is situated 700 metres (2,300 ft) above sea level.

Overview

Maridi Airport is a small civilian airport that serves the town of Maridi and surrounding communities. A flood in 1993 destroyed the easternmost portion of the runway. A packed dirt strip was hastily built; however, a permanent fix has not been created yet.

See also

References

  1. ^ "HSMD - Maridi, EW, SS - Airport - Great Circle Mapper".
  2. ^ "Citizens of Maridi join hands to clean Maridi Airport". Radio Tamazuj. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Distance between Juba () (Airport) and Maridi (Al Wilayah al Istiwa'iyah) (Sudan)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-24.

External links

  • Location of Maridi Airport At Google Maps
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