Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport ( IATA: LBV, ICAO: FOOL) is an airport situated in Libreville, Gabon. It is the main international airport in the country.
Airlines and destinations [ edit ]
Passenger [ edit ]
Air Côte d’Ivoire
Abidjan, Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire [3 ]
Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Brazzaville, Cotonou, Kinshasa-N'Djili, Lagos, Lomé, Monrovia, Yaoundé
Bata, Douala, Malabo, Pointe-Noire
Addis Ababa, Malabo
operated by PrivatAir
Frankfurt (ends 23 December 2013)
Nationale Regionale Transport
Franceville, Koulamoutou, Makokou, Mayumba, Mouila, Oyem, Port-Gentil, Tchibanga
Royal Air Maroc
Abidjan, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar
South African Airways
Douala, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Trans Air Congo
Douala, Istanbul-Ataturk [4 ]
Cotonou, Douala [5 ]
Accidents and incidents [ edit ]
On June 6, 2011,
Antonov An-26 TR-LII of Solenta Aviation, operating Flight 122A for DHL Aviation ditched in the sea near Libreville International Airport. [6 ] Four people on board were rescued and transported to a local hospital, but were not seriously injured. [7 ] The crew reported hydraulic problems and eyewitnesses stated that the aircraft's propellors were not turning at the time of the ditching. [6 ] [7 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Airport information for FOOL at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
^ Airport information for LBV at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
^ Air Côte d’Ivoire start ABJ-LBV-PNR service from February 2013
^ "Our New Flights: Libreville" (Press release). Turkish Airlines. 21 January 2013 . Retrieved 21 January 2013.
^ Westair Benin destinations list for Winter 2012/2013
^ a b "DHL cargo plane crashes in Gabon, no fatalities". BNO News . Retrieved 7 June 2011.
^ a b Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Solenta AN26 near Libreville on Jun 6th 2011, ditched in the sea". The Aviation Herald . Retrieved 7 June 2011.
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