Conakry International Airport, also known as the Gbessia International Airport is a public airport near Conakry City, the capital of the West African nation of the Republic of Guinea. Conakry, which is a sea-port city, is also the largest city and an administrative, communications and the economic centre of Guinea. Originally located on the Tombo Island, Conakry, with a population estimated over 2 million, has now extensively spread up to the neighboring Kaloum Peninsula. Situated at an elevation of 72 feet above mean sea level, the Conakry International.
Airport is serving a number of West African airlines like Air Ivoire, Benin Golf Air and the Slok Air. It is having a 10,826 feet long asphalt surfaced runway which is catering to a wide variety of flight movements including scheduled and chartered flights to/from many European and North African destinations. There are two passenger terminals with modern infrastructure as per international aviation norms and traveler convenience facilities, serving all air traffic at this airport. Terminal One is dedicated to all types of international scheduled flight services and the other terminal is accommodating only the domestic services to/from within the country.
This airport can be a little overwhelming for visitors sometimes, however all foreigners must take care to have a valid Guinean visa and vaccination card in order to gain a smooth entry in this country. Private taxis and car rental services are readily available at this airport providing comfortable local transportation facility for the visitors. Moreover, many hotels around the Conakry International Airport are also offering complimentary hotel shuttle services for their guests seeking convenient and comfortable hotel accommodations.