Diori Hamani International Airport


Diori Hamani International Airport
Diori Hamani International Airport
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IATA: NIMICAO: DRRN
NIM is located in Niger
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NIM
Location of Airport in Niger
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Owner Government
Location Niamey, Niger
Elevation AMSL 732 ft / 223 m
Coordinates 13°28′54″N 002°10′13″E / 13.48167°N 2.17028°E / 13.48167; 2.17028
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09R/27L 3,000 9,843 Bitumen
09L/27R 1,620 5,315 Laterite
Sources: Agence pour la Sécurité de la Navigation aérienne en Afrique et à Madagascar[1]

Diori Hamani International Airport (IATA: NIMICAO: DRRN) is an airport in Niamey, the capital of Niger. It is located in the south eastern suburbs of the city, along the Route Nationale 1, the major highway linking Niamey with the east of the nation. The airport complex also includes the major base for the Armed Forces of Niger's "Armee d'Air".

In 2004, the airport served 97,814 passengers. The Air traffic control for NIM is operated by the ASECNA, which bases one of its five air traffic zones for the continent at Niamey.[2] The airport is named after Hamani Diori, the first President of Niger.

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Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Afriqiyah Airways Bamako, Cotonou, Tripoli (all service is suspended)
Air Algérie Algiers
Air Burkina Abidjan, Ouagadougou
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Air Mali Bamako
ASKY Airlines Abidjan, Lomé, Ouagadougou
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Senegal Airlines Dakar, Bamako

EAMAC

ASECNA operates the "African School for Meteorology and Civil Aviation/Ecole Africaine de la Météorologie et de l'Aviation Civile" at the Niamey airport complex, as well as in the Plateau quarter of Niamey city centre. Founded in 1963, EAMAC trains civil aviation professionals and aviation meteorologists from across Africa.[3][4]

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