Akobo Airport

Airport,

South Sudan

Akobo Airport

Inter-Tribal Violence in Sudan A victim of recent inter-tribal violence receives treatment at a hospital in Akobo, Sudan. Inter-tribal violence has increased dramatically in Jonglei State recently with hundreds of civilians killed in a series of deadly clashes.
14/05/2009. Akobo, Sudan. UN Photo/Tim McKulka. <a href="http://unmultimedia.org/photo/" rel="nofollow">unmultimedia.org/photo/</a>
Inter-Tribal Violence in Sudan Credit: United Nations Photo

Akobo Airport is a small domestic airport located in the town of Akobo in the Jonglei State of South Sudan. It serves as an important transportation hub for both passengers and cargo in the region. The airport is situated at an elevation of 1,517 feet above sea level and has one asphalt runway measuring 1,280 meters in length.

The airport primarily handles domestic flights, connecting Akobo with other major cities in South Sudan. It is operated and maintained by the South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority. The airport infrastructure includes a small passenger terminal building, which caters to the needs of travelers, and a cargo terminal to facilitate the transportation of goods.

Akobo Airport plays a crucial role in supporting the local economy by facilitating the movement of people and goods, particularly essential supplies like food, medicine, and other provisions. It also serves as a vital link for humanitarian aid agencies and organizations operating in the region, enabling them to deliver assistance to the local population.

Despite its importance, Akobo Airport has limited facilities and services compared to larger international airports. However, efforts are underway to improve and expand its infrastructure to accommodate increasing demand and promote economic growth in the area. The airport's strategic location and potential for development make it a significant asset for the region and South Sudan as a whole.

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Inter-Tribal Violence in Sudan A victim of recent inter-tribal violence receives treatment at a hospital in Akobo, Sudan. Inter-tribal violence has increased dramatically in Jonglei State recently with hundreds of civilians killed in a series of deadly clashes.
14/05/2009. Akobo, Sudan. UN Photo/Tim McKulka. <a href="http://unmultimedia.org/photo/" rel="nofollow">unmultimedia.org/photo/</a>
Inter-Tribal Violence in Sudan
A victim of recent inter-tribal violence receives treatment at a hospital in Akobo, Sudan. Inter-tribal violence has increased dramatically in Jonglei State recently with hundreds of civilians killed in a series of deadly clashes. 14/05/2009. Akobo, Sudan. UN Photo/Tim McKulka. unmultimedia.org/photo/
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Akobo Airport is a airport in , South Sudan. It has an elevation of 410 meters above sea level. It is also known as HSAK. Information correct as at Monday 10th June 2013.

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