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Libreville International Airport

Libreville Leon Mba International Airport (LBV)

Overview

The main international airport for Gabon, Libreville International Airport is both a public and a military airport and the hub for local operators. It is not a big airport and has only one terminal; facilities for tourists are limited. Queues at passport control can become long and at times the airport can feel chaotic.

There are currently no direct flights to Gabon from the UK or the US but connecting flights are available.

Location

Just over six miles (11km) from the city centre.

Getting to the city

There is a free airport shuttle servicing a number of nearby hotels, which departs every 30 minutes. There are also always taxis available at the airport.

Time

GMT +1

Contacts

Tel: (+241) 73 62 44.

Car rental

There are car rental facilities at the airport.

Facilities

Facilities at the airport are limited but visitors can find refreshments at the bar, restaurant and cafeteria and there are a few shops. There is an ATM and a bank, although travellers are advised to arrive with at least some local money as these facilities are not always reliable.

Parking

There is parking available at the airport.

Departure Tax

There is no departure tax levied on passengers.

Website

www.adlgabon.com/index-en.php

Airlines

Major airlines operating from Libreville International Airport include Air Burkina, Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France, South African Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Kenya Airways, Turkish Airlines and Air Ivoire.

Internet

Internet facilities are unreliable at the airport, but it is conveniently located very close to a number of hotels and the Libreville business centre.


Libreville International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.