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Berbera Airport



Berbera Airport
IATA: BBO – ICAO: HCMI
Summary
Airport type Public & Military Joint
Location Berbera
Elevation AMSL 30 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 10°23′21″N 44°56′27.98″E / 10.38917°N 44.9411056°E / 10.38917; 44.9411056Coordinates: 10°23′21″N 44°56′27.98″E / 10.38917°N 44.9411056°E / 10.38917; 44.9411056
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 13,582 4,140 Paved Asphalt
(no ILS)

Berbera Airport is an airport in Berbera, Somaliland (IATA: BBO, ICAO: HCMI). The airport has a 4,140m (13,582ft) runway, one of the longest in Africa. The runway was built by the Soviet Union (USSR) in the mid-1970s in order to counter the United States military presence in the region. It was used as an emergency landing site for the Space Shuttle from 1970 until 1991 when the government fell.

Scheduled services

Airlines Destinations
African Express Airways Aden, Dubai, Mogadishu, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta, Sharjah
Daallo Airlines Mogadishu, Djibouti


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General Info
Country Somalia
ICAO ID HCMI
Time UTC+3
Latitude 10.389167
10° 23' 21.00" N
Longitude 44.941106
044° 56' 27.98" E
Elevation 30 feet
9 meters
Magnetic Variation 001° E (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours UNKNOWN


Communications
AFIS
Opr 0330-1430Z.
123.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 13582 x 164 feet
4140 x 50 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Unknown fuel type or whether there is any fuel.


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
CSTMS/IMG Avbl.



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