Yambio Airport

Yambio Airport
Airport typePublic, Civilian
OwnerCivil Aviation Authority of South Sudan
ServesYambio, South Sudan
LocationYambio,  South Sudan
Elevation AMSL2,375 ft / 724 m
Coordinates04°34′12″N 28°25′32″E / 4.57000°N 28.42556°E / 4.57000; 28.42556 (Yambio Airport)
Yambio is located in South Sudan
Location of Yambio Airport in South Sudan
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3,280 1,000 Unpaved

Yambio Airport is an airport serving Yambio in South Sudan.


Yambio Airport (IATA: n/a, ICAO: HSYA) is located in Yambio County in Gbudwe, in the town of Yambio, in the southwestern part of South Sudan, near the International borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic. The airport is located just outside town to the northeast of the central business district along the Juba high-way.

This location lies approximately 355 kilometres (221 mi), by air, west of Juba International Airport, the largest airport in South Sudan.[1] The geographic coordinates of this airport are: 4° 34' 12.00"N, 28° 25' 320.02"E (Latitude: 4.57000; Longitude: 28.42556). Yambio Airport sits at an elevation of 724 metres (2,375 ft) above sea level.[2] The airport has a single unpaved runway, measuring approximately 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) in length.


Yambio Airport is a small civilian that serves the town of Yambio and surrounding communities. The airport does not yet receive regular scheduled airline service, though chartered airlines fly to and from the airport. The airport is being operated by both Civil Aviation Authority of South Sudan and United Nations Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS).

Flights to Yambio

  • Eagle air
  • Kush air.
  • Golden wings.
  • South Supreme airlines.
  • Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF).

See also


  1. ^ "Distance between Yambio (Gharb al Istiwa'iyah) and Juba () (Airport) (Sudan)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-26.
  2. ^ "HSYA pilot info @ OurAirports". www.ourairports.com. Retrieved 2018-08-26.

External links

  • Location of Yambio Airport At Google Maps

Coordinates: 4°34′12″N 28°25′32″E / 4.570000°N 28.425560°E / 4.570000; 28.425560

  • http://www.mirayafm.org/index.php/south-sudan-news/8382-plane-crashes-in-yambio
  • http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20120502-0
  • http://www.sudantribune.com/South-Sudan-ex-minister-survive,42483
  • http://www.slobodnaevropa.org/archive/news/latest/500/500.html?id=24573863 (Bosnian)
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