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Luanda 4 De Fevereiro Airport

Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport
Aeroporto Quatro de Fevereiro
Airport type Military / Public
Operator Military of Angola
Location Luanda, Angola
Elevation AMSL 243 ft / 74 m
Coordinates 08°51′30″S 013°13′52″E / 8.85833°S 13.23111°E / -8.85833; 13.23111
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,716 12,190 Asphalt
07/25 2,600 8,530 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF

Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport (Portuguese: Aeroporto Quatro de Fevereiro or Aeroporto 4 de Fevereiro) (IATA: LAD, ICAO: FNLU) is located in Luanda, a city in the Luanda Province and the capital of Angola. Quatro de Fevereiro is Portuguese for February 4th, a national holiday in Angola marking the start of the armed struggle against the Portuguese colonial regime on 4 February 1961.


The airport resides at an elevation of 243 feet (74 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 05/23 is 3,716 by 45 metres (12,192 × 148 ft) and 07/25 is 2,600 by 60 metres (8,530 × 197 ft).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Air Gemini Benguela, Cabinda, Catoca, Dundo, Huambo, Lubango, Lucapa, Luena, Mbanza Congo, Ondjiva, Saurimo, Nzagi
Air Mali Abidjan, Bamako
Air Namibia Windhoek
British Airways London-Heathrow
Brussels Airlines Brussels
Diexim Expresso Benguela, Huambo, Lubango, Soyo
Delta Air Lines Atlanta [begins 21 January]
Emirates Dubai
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Dubai
Kenya Airways Nairobi
LAM Mozambique Airlines Maputo
Lufthansa Frankfurt
SonAir Benguela, Cabinda, Catumbela, Lubango, Ondjiva, Soyo
South African Airways Johannesburg
STP Airways operated by EuroAtlantic Airways São Tomé
TAAG Angola Airlines Bangui, Beijing-Capital, Brazzaville, Cabinda, Cape Town, Catumbela, Dubai, Dundo, Harare, Havana, Huambo, Johannesburg, Kinshasa, Lisbon, Lubango, Luena, Lusaka, Malanje, Maputo, M'Banza Congo, Menongue, Namibe, Ondjiva, Praia, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Sal, São Paulo-Guarulhos, São Tomé, Soyo, Saurimo, Windhoek
TAP Portugal Lisbon


Airlines Destinations
SonAir operated by Atlas Air Houston-Intercontinental
TAAG Angola Airlines Salvador, Recife [seasonal]

Incidents and accidents

On 12 February 2000, a Transafrik cargo Boeing 727 crashed upon landing on runway 23. Due to high winds gusting to between 50 and 80 knots, the aircraft had executed a missed approach, and upon the landing flare of the second attempt, witnesses saw the right wing touch the ground.

On May 25, 2003, a Boeing 727-223 with the registration number N844AA, which had been parked at the airport for over a year, was stolen in mysterious circumstances.

On 27 June 2009, a British Airways Boeing 777-200ER G-RAES was damaged after a collision with another aircraft while it was parked.

On 31 January 2010, Guicango Yakovlev Yak-40 D2-FES suffered the collapse of all landing gears on landing after a flight from Cabinda.

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General Info
Country Angola
Time UTC+1
Latitude -8.858375
08° 51' 30.15" S
Longitude 13.231178
013° 13' 52.24" E
Elevation 243 feet
74 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 005° W (05/06)
Beacon Yes
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry

TWR 118.1
GND 121.9
APP 119.1
Communications Remarks  

ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 12190 x 148 feet
3716 x 45 meters
07/25 8530 x 197 feet
2600 x 60 meters

Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME VNA LUANDA 074X 112.7 1.2 NM 238.5
NDB LU LUANDA - 258 5.8 NM 227.7

Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)
Other Fluids LHOX, Low and high pressure oxygen servicing

LOX, Liquid oxygen servicing

OX, Indicates oxygen servicing when type of servicing is unknown

CAUTION Lgtd oil derricks on and in vcnty of arpt.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)

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