Logistics


Air Transport

Djibouti has an international airport, which can handle large aircraft. Regular air services connect Djibouti to the major cities in the region and to Paris. Connections can be made through Addis Ababa, Sana'a, or Paris. The airport: Djibouti (JIB) is 5km (3 miles) south of the city. Taxis are available. Airport facilities include duty-free shops, restaurants, left luggage, tourist information, car hire (Maril), bureau de change and a craft shop. No departure taxes imposed.

Djibouti-based Daallo Airlines (D3) operates flights to Paris and services to Ethiopia, Kenya, Saudi Arabia and Somalia. Other airlines offering services to Djibouti include Air France, Air Kenya, Air Tanzania, Djibouti Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and Yemenia Yemen Airways.

Sea Transport

Djibouti is a major, well-equipped, international port, whose management has been recently turned over to a Dubai-based company. Ethiopia, a landlocked country, is the main user of the port.

Road Transport

There are roads from Djibouti to Assab (Eritrea) and going west into Ethiopia via Dikhil. The Djibouti–Ethiopian Railway operates regular trains between Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa with one train daily connecting with Djibouti.

Warehousing facilities

Goods in transit to neighboring countries are stored in warehouses for a maximum of two years. A huge warehouse facility, the Djibouti Dry Port, is designed to free-up limited port storage.