Lungi International Airport

Last updated: Sunday, August 20, 2023


Lungi International Airport is a large airport located in Freetown (Lungi-Town), Sierra Leone. It serves Freetown (Lungi-Town) and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code FNA.

Lungi International Airport is situated in the continent of Africa, specifically in the country of Sierra Leone, with latitude 8.61644 and longitude -13.1955.

It has an elevation of 25.60 meters (84 ft) and is identified by the GPS code GFLL.

Phone+232 75 932458
Elevation25.60 m (84 ft)
AddressJR83+FGC, Lungi-Town, Sierra Leone
WebsiteLungi International Airport
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Airport address

Lungi International Airport

JR83+FGC, Lungi-Town, Sierra Leone

Which country is Lungi International Airport?

Lungi International Airport is situated in Freetown (Lungi-Town), which is in Sierra Leone, a country located on the continent of Africa.

How do I get from Lungi International Airport to city centre?

To get from Lungi International Airport to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. Ferry: Take a ferry from Lungi to Freetown. The ferry terminal is located near the airport. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes. Once you arrive in Freetown, you can take a taxi or public transportation to reach the city center.

  2. Water Taxi: Another option is to take a water taxi from Lungi to Freetown. Water taxis are faster than ferries and can take you directly to the city center. The journey usually takes around 15 minutes.

  3. Helicopter: If you prefer a quicker and more luxurious option, you can take a helicopter from Lungi to Freetown. This is the fastest way to reach the city center, but it is also the most expensive.

  4. Private Transfer: You can arrange for a private transfer service to pick you up from the airport and take you directly to your destination in the city center. This option provides convenience and comfort, but it can be more costly than other modes of transportation.

It is recommended to check the availability and schedules of these transportation options in advance, especially for the ferry and water taxi, as they may have limited operating hours.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Lungi International Airport.

  1. Where is Lungi International Airport located? Lungi International Airport is located in Lungi, a small town in the Port Loko District of Sierra Leone. It is situated on the northern side of the Sierra Leone River estuary, across from the capital city of Freetown.

  2. How can I travel from Lungi International Airport to Freetown? To travel from Lungi International Airport to Freetown, you have two main options. The first is by taking a ferry across the Sierra Leone River, which is the most common and affordable mode of transportation. The ferry ride takes approximately 30 minutes, and once you reach Freetown, you can continue your journey by road. The second option is to take a helicopter or a private boat transfer, which is faster but more expensive.

  3. What airlines operate at Lungi International Airport? Lungi International Airport serves as the main international gateway to Sierra Leone, and several airlines operate flights to and from the airport. Some of the major airlines that operate at Lungi International Airport include Air France, Brussels Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, and Kenya Airways. Additionally, the national carrier, Sierra Leone Airlines, also operates domestic and regional flights from this airport.