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Conakry International Airport

Airport information
 Location of Airport in Guinea
Airport typePublic
Elevation22 m (72 ft)

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Conakry International Airport , also known as Gbessia International Airport, is an airport located in Conakry, the capital of the Republic of Guinea in West Africa. It is divided into domestic and international terminals. The airport services a number of West African airlines such as in Air Ivoire, Benin Golf Air and Slok Airlines, and a number of North African and European airlines: Brussels Airlines, Air France and Royal Air Maroc.

In the 1970s Soviet Naval Aviation was granted facilities at the airport to serve as a staging base for Atlantic maritime reconnaissance patrols by Tu-142 aircraft.

It was reported in 1975 that most of the Guinean air force's aircraft were based at Conakry-Gbessia airport.

All foreigners are required to have a valid Guinean visa and a vaccination card in order to be granted entry.

The airport parking lot is also a popular destination for students preparing for exams, as it is one of the few places in the country which is freely accessible to the public and always illuminated by electric lamps.

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