Country Profile

Federal Republic of Somalia
(Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
01 July 1960
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
44 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
85 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Somalia History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Somalia
wikipedia: Somalia
wikipedia: History of Somalia


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Somalia.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the British colonial era civil aircraft based in Somalia used the registration sequence VP-SAA to VP-SZZ, 1929-1960. Upon independence the sequence 60-xxx was adopted.

All-time Somalia – civil aircraft register (6OS-aaa 6O-aaa).
[Get involved with the Aeroflight Cloud.]

Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Somali Air Force) [1954-1991]

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Somali Police Force Air Wing) [19xx-1991]

Commercial Aviation

Air Somalia

wikipedia: Airlines of Somalia
The World’s Airlines: Somalia

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Somalia

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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