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Maridi Airport

Maridi Airport
IATA: n/aICAO: HSMD
Location of Maridi Airport in South Sudan
Summary
Airport type Public, Civilian
Owner Civil Aviation Authority of South Sudan
Serves Maridi, South Sudan
Location Maridi,  South Sudan
Elevation AMSL 2,300 ft / 700 m
Coordinates 04°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

Runways
Direction Length Surface
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Unpaved

Maridi Airport is an airport serving Maridi in South Sudan.

Location

Maridi Airport (IATA: n/aICAO: HSMD) is located in Maridi East County in Western Equatoria State, in the town of Maridi, 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.[1] 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. The airport has a single unpaved runway, the dimensions of which are not publicly known at this time.

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

External links

  • Location of Maridi Airport At Google Maps

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