Douala airport (DLA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Douala International Airport, opened on June 27, 1977, is the main air terminal in Cameroon. It operates with domestic and international flights within Africa, in addition to some destinations in Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Air Cí´te d'Ivoire, Air France, ASKY Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Camair-Co, Ceiba Intercontinental, Cronos Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Royal Air Maroc, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2014.
Tel: +237 233 423 577. Information counter in the main hall.


Douala airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the southwest of the city of the same name.

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Public and private transportation

Bus - SOCATUR (Tel +237 233 401 297) operates a service several times a day between the airport and the city centre.

Taxi - There are vehicles to the city available outside the Arrivals area. Authorized cabs are painted yellow and have an identification number on the sides. Travel time to downtown Douala is 20-30 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Inside the terminal there is a counter from Avis (Tel +237 9708 9203), open 24 hours a day.


Parking services at Douala airport (DLA)

Two parking lots are available in front of the terminal building, open around the clock. Prices

Parking Plein Air - Outdoor car park.
Parking Sous Sol - Underground area.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper services with their travel agency or airline in advance.

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Latest updates: July 09, 2019