Ali-Sabieh Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport

New Airport
Completion: in 7 months (31-Dec-2020)
IATA: n/a
ICAO: n/a
City: Ali-Sabieh
Country/Territory: Djibouti


  • Annual (pax):
    • 1,500,000
  • Annual (cargo, tonnes):
    • 100,000


Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport is a planned new airport construction project for Ali-Sabieh, Djibouti's second largest city. Ali-Sabieh is located approximately 90 kilometres southwest of the largest city and capital, Djibouti city. The new international airport is part of a USD599 million upgrade of its air travel infrastructure launched by Djibouti's government. Work will be carried out by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), under a Chinese development loan agreement. The airport will have initial capacity for 1.5 million passengers and 100,000 tonnes of freight p/a.

Jan-2015. Djibouti President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh laid the first stones in the construction of Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport on 24-Jan-2015. This and another new airport; Ahmed Dini Ahmed International Airport, will complement Djibouti’s existing USD5 billion, multiple seaport investment plan. 

Djibouti's government formally launched the construction of Ali-Sabieh International Airport, part of a USD599 million upgrade of its air travel infrastructure.

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