Douala International Airport is an international airport near Doula City in the West African country of Cameroon to the south of Nigeria. Doula City is the capital of Cameroon’s Littoral Province and is also the largest city of this country. Located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Douala city centre, this international airport is the busiest airport in Cameroon. Situated at an elevation of 33 feet above mean sea level, this airport is a military cum public aviation facility owned and operated by the Aeroports du Cameroun (ADC), which is a government agency in charge of management, development and running a total of 7 airports located within Cameroon. Along with a 9,359 feet asphalt surfaced runway, the Douala International Airport is having a single passenger terminal as well as a Heliport, catering to the requirements of a variety of aircrafts.
Apart from the standard infrastructure as per international aviation norms, other passenger convenience facilities at this airport include a post office, bank, bars, restaurants, a duty free shop and gift stalls offering last minute purchases for air travelers. Although car rental services are not available at the site of this airport, they are located within Douala City and offer ‘meet and greet’ services at the airport for passenger convenience. Private metered taxis which are painted yellow and bearing an identification number on the side are comfortably accessible outside the main terminal building and will readily accept Euros or US Dollars as payment from customers. Many hotels around Doula City are also operating hotel-shuttle services, enabling guests conveniently commute between Doula International Airport and their chosen accommodation options