Khartoum International Airport Шаблон:Airport codes is an airport in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.
The current facility will be replaced with a new airport 40
kilometers south of the centre of Khartoum. This is planned to have
two 4000 metre runways, a passenger terminal of 86,000 square
metres and a 300-room international hotel. Construction is to be
carried out by China Harbour Engineering Co. (CHEC).
Airlines and destinations
Accidents and incidents
- On 27 August 1952, Vickers Viscount G-AHRF operated by the
Ministry of Supply was damaged beyond economic repair when its
starboard undercarriage collapsed on landing.
- On 19 July 1983, Douglas C-47A N480F of Chevron Oil crashed
shortly after take-off from Khartoum International Airport on a
non-scheduled passenger flight. Both engines had failed, probably
due to contaminated fuel. All 27 people on board survived.
- Sudan Airways Flight 109: On 10 June 2008, an aircraft
operating from Amman, Jordan, landed and
went off the end of the runway. The right engine then caught fire
and the fire spread rapidly. Preliminary reports stated that around
100 of the 200 passengers had been killed but this was revised to
28 dead, 123 survivors and 53 unaccounted for.
- On 30 June 2008, an Ilyushin Il-76 exploded into a fireball on
take-off. All 4 crew were killed.