Air Transport

Air Transport

Air Transport in South Sudan

Air transport is of strategic importance to South Sudan as it guarantees an alternative gateway to other parts of the world and it is a landlocked country. It provides the most efficient and quickest transport means to and from South Sudan. The development of a safe, efficient and reliable air transport industry is thus among government’s priority programmes.

International Airport

South Sudan has Juba International Airport, which has regular international connections to Entebbe, Nairobi, Cairo, Addis Ababa, and Khartoum. Other international airport is Malakal International Airport with international flights to Addis Ababa and Khartoum, Wau, with weekly service to Khartoum and Rumbek, also with weekly flights to Khartoum.

The aviation industry in South Sudan is managed by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) which was established February 2013. Civil Aviation Authority is the government agency charged with the regulation and development of the air transport industry in South Sudan.

Domestic Airports

The country has the following domestic airports:

  • Akobo Airport
  • Aweil Airport
  • Bentiu Airport
  • Bor Airport
  • Gogrial Airport
  • Kago Kaju Airport
  • Kapoeta Airport
    • Maridi Airport
    • Nimule Airport
    • Pochalla Airport
    • Pibor Airport
    • Raga Airport
    • Renk Airport
    • Tonj Airport
    • Torit Airport
    • Tumbura Airport
    • Wau Airport
    • Yambio Airport
    • Yei Airport
    • Yirol Airport
    • Rumbek Airport


  • Thar Jath Airstrip

Air Transport in South Sudan has been summarized to include the following

Accommodation around Juba International Airport

Airlines operating at Juba International Airport in South Sudan

Challenges facing Juba International Airport

International Airports in South Sudan

Services and Facilities at the Juba International Airport

Domestic Airports in South Sudan

Airlines with Offices in Juba South Sudan