Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport


Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport
Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport
Aéroport de Pamandzi.jpg
IATA: DZAICAO: FMCZ
DZA is located in Mayotte
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DZA
Location of airport in France Mayotte
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Mayotte Civil Aviation Department
Serves Dzaoudzi
Location Dzaoudzi, Mayotte
Elevation AMSL 23 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 12°48′17″S 045°16′52″E / 12.80472°S 45.28111°E / -12.80472; 45.28111
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 6,330 1,929 Asphalt
Source: AIP France[1]

Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport (IATA: DZAICAO: FMCZ) in an airport located in Dzaoudzi, Mayotte. It is the only airport in Mayotte with service mainly within Africa and to France.

The airport services aircraft up to a Boeing 777, but mostly small and medium size aircraft (A319, B737, LET 410, ATR42, Citation and Beech 200).

A new runway (15/33) to west of the current runway is being planned and will be 2600 metres in length to accommodate large aircraft.[2][3] This project will be completed by 2015.

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Airlines and destinations

Mayotte does not have its own carrier, so all airlines to the airport originate from nearby islands or countries.

Airlines Destinations
African Express Airways Nairobi
Air Austral Lyon, Majunga, Marseille, Moroni, Nosy Be, Saint-Denis de la Réunion
Air Madagascar Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Majunga, Marseille
Comores Aviation Anjouan, Moroni
Corsairfly Paris-Orly, Marseille
Kenya Airways Nairobi

Facilities

The airport is open from 5am to 5:30pm local time.[4]

The airport consists of a cluster of several small buildings[5]:

  • two story departure terminal building
  • arrivals terminal
  • control tower
  • freight hangar is located to the south of the tower.

The airport has its own fleet of modern airport fire tenders (Carmichael Cobra 2 6x6 ARFF).[6]

There are no large hangars or cargo handling facilities at the airport.[7]

The south tarmac area is reserved for the French military.[8]

Transportation

Travel to and from the airport can be made by car. There is limited parking at the airport, so the preferred travel is by taxi into town (4km from Dzaoudzi).

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