Banjul International Airport, (sometimes Yundum International), is the international airport of Banjul, the capital of the West African country of Gambia. Here’s what you need to know.
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Languages spoken at Banjul International Airport: English
Airport and ATC operating hours: 24/7
On the Ground
Runway length: 3,600m x 45m
Types of aircraft handled: Boeing 767, AN24, B757, ATR42, ATR72, DC9, B737, A320, A330, DC10, B747, LI011, B727, A321
Fire category: CAT 8
Cargo capacity: 42,000 tons per year/ 3,500 tons per month
Fuel type: Jet A1
Operating restrictions: None
Maintainance and hangars: Not available
Parking facilities: Parking is allocated by the tower
Airport security: CCTV, AVSEC, police
Customs and Immigration
- Customs and Immigration are available 24/7 at Banjul International Airport
- Required documentation: GENDEC, crew badges, visas, passport
Alternative airports: GUCY/GOOY/GGOV
A0805/17 – THE ISSUANCE OF OVERFLIGHT AND LANDING PERMITS AT BANJUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS DELEGATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FLIGHT SAFETY STANDARDS (DFSS) ON AN AD-HOC BASES BY THE DIRECTOR GENERAL. ALL AIRLINES AND OPERATORS ARE ADVISED TO TAKE NOTE. 13 JUN 09:36 2017 UNTIL 13 SEP 23:59 2017 ESTIMATED.
Safety: Visitors are advised to take sensible precautions like avoiding solo travel where possible, avoid walking at night, and carrying valuables in public.
Health: If you are asthmatic, beware the poor air quality in the dock area.
Weather: Banjul’s climate is tropical. Temperatures average the same throughout the year, between 29°C and 31°C.
- River Gambia National Park
- Abuko Nature Reserve
- National Museum
- Albert Park
For assistance with your operation to Banjul International Airport, or another location in West Africa, contact UAS’ Lagos office at firstname.lastname@example.org