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Douala Airport

Where is Douala Airport?  

Douala is Camaroon's largest city and its commercial centre. Situated on the estuary of the Wouri River, Douala is a major port city. 

While Cameroon is a multi ethnic and diverse country, American tourism is rare; though it does draw tourists from Europe, and Belgium in particular.

Douala International Airport (IATA: DLA, ICAO: FKKD), or simply Douala Airport is located 10 kilometres (6 miles) from the city of Douala, capital of Littoral Province, Camaroon.

Douala Airport serves about 500,000 passengers a year, making it the country's busiest airport.

Douala Airport is a hub for Camair-Co. Other airlines that fly to Douala Airport include Air France, Air Ivoire, Air Nigeria, Arik Air, ASKY Airlines, Brussels Airlines, CEIBA Intercontinental, Cronos Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Gambia Bird, Kenya Airways, RegionAir, Royal Air Maroc, Senegal Airlines, South African Airways, TAAG, Toumaï Air Tchad and Turkish Airlines.

Cities with flights to Douala Airport include Addis Ababa, Banjul, Bata, Brazzaville, Brussels, Casablanca, Cotonou, Dakar, Garoua, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Lagos, Libreville, Malabo, Maroua, N'Djamena, Paris and Yaoundé.

Your best bet for a Douala Airport transfer is probably a taxi, or the Douala Airport Shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.


 Other Items of Interest at Douala Airport

The departure tax at the Douala Airport is CFA 10,000 for international flights and CFA 500 for domestic flights.


Douala Airport services include:

  • Duty free
  • VIP lounge
  • Gift shop
  • Post office


WARNING: Boko Haram operates in parts of northern Cameroon. It has previously kidnapped western tourists.

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Last Updated: 3 Sep 2016