Malakal Airport (IATA: MAK, ICAO: HSSM) is an airport serving Malakal, a city in Malakal County in the Upper Nile state in South Sudan. The airport is located just north of the city's central business district, adjacent to the main campus of Upper Nile University. Malakal is near the international border with the Republic of Sudan and the border with Ethiopia.
Malakal is the second-largest airport in South Sudan. It one of the two international airports in the country, the other and largest being Juba International Airport, in the capital city of Juba, South Sudan. Malakal Airport lies approximately 521 kilometres (281 NM) north of Juba Airport.
As part of the United Nation's Mission to Sudan (UNMIS), the airport was a major staging point for United Nation operations to South Sudan and will continue to do so under the new United Nation's Mission to South Sudan (UNMISS) mandate.