Saint Louis International Airport GOSS

Saint Louis International Airport GOSS

Saint Louis International Airport GOSS: This airport serves Saint-Louis on the northwest coast of Senegal. The small city is known for its colonial architecture and is located 320 km north of the capital city of Dakar. 

Cities: Saint-Louis Country: Senegal 
ICAO: GOSS IATA: XLS
Elevation: 3m (10 Ft.) Latitude/longitude: 16° 02’59.3’’ N- 016°27’39.8’’ W 
Operating hours: 7am-5pm Runways:  2
Slots: N/A PPR:  N/A 
Timezone: UTC  Longest runway: 1,900 x 30m
Tower frequency: 118,7 Fire category: CAT 6
On the Ground

Airport location: Twenty minutes from Saint Louis city centre

Terminal capacity: 50 passengers

PCN: 49/R/C/W/U

Types of aircraft handled: Up to A330

Navaid available: Yes

FBO: Not available

Fuel types: Jet A1

Operational Information

Landing permits: Must be obtained from the CAA before landing

Crew visas: Not required

Customs: Available

Alternative airports: GOBD, GBYD

Important numbers: 

  • Fire: 1212
  • Police: 1212
  • Airport Authority: +221339613175
  • Customs: +221339613175

Immigration

  • Citizens of 125 countries can visit Senegal without a visa for up to 90 days. To find out what countries are included, visit cic.gc.ca/english/information/
  • Tanzanian nationals can obtain a visa on arrival provided they hold a valid official invitation and an onward ticket.

Documentation required: A passport with six months’ validity

Tourist Information

Climate:

Generally, Saint Louis enjoys high temperatures all year round. However, there is good weather with pleasant average temperatures in January, May, June, and July. The rainfall season takes place in September. The coolest month is January and the warmest is October. August is the driest month in Saint Louis.

Security: There are no security issues in Saint Louis

Accommodation: 

  • Hotel de la Poste
  • Hotel de la Residence
  • Hotel du Palais
  • Hotel Mermoz

Attractions: 

  • Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
  • Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria
  • Musée Jean Mermoz
  • Langue de Barbarie

For support with your flight operations to Saint Louis, contact UAS