Libreville International Airport

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Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport
LBV Libreville international airport departure lounge.JPG
Departure lounge


LBV is located in Gabon
Location of Airport in Gabon
Airport type Public and military
Operator Handling Partners Gabon
Serves Libreville
Location Libreville, Gabon
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 39 ft / 12 m
Coordinates 00°27′31″N 009°24′44″E / 0.45861°N 9.41222°E / 0.45861; 9.41222
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 3,000 9,844 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Passengers 721,411
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport (IATA: LBVICAO: FOOL) is an airport situated in Libreville, Gabon. It is the main international airport in the country.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

British Caledonian, Iberia Airlines, Lufthansa , Sabena, Swissair, Swiss International Airlines, and TAP Portugal also have operated flights to Libreville in the past.[citation needed]


Airlines Destinations
Afric Aviation Port-Gentil
Africa's Connection STP[3] São Tomé[4]
Air Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan, Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire[5]
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
ASKY Airlines Brazzaville, Kinshasa-N'djili, Lomé, Pointe-Noire, Yaoundé[6]
Camair-co Douala
CEIBA Intercontinental Bata, Douala, Malabo, Pointe-Noire, São Tomé
Douniah Airlines[7] Cotonou, Lagos
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Malabo
Nationale Regionale Transport Franceville, Koulamoutou, Makokou, Mayumba, Mouila, Oyem, Port-Gentil, Tchibanga
RwandAir Brazzaville, Kigali
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca, Luanda
Sénégal Airlines Abidjan, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar
South African Airways Douala, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Trans Air Congo Douala, Pointe-Noire
Turkish Airlines Douala, Istanbul-Ataturk[8]
Westair Benin Cotonou, Douala[9]


Airlines Destinations
Cargolux Luxembourg
DHL Aviation Abidjan, Franceville, Port-Gentil,
Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon various
Royal Air Maroc Cargo Addis Abeba, Casablanca
Sky Gabon Douala, Malabo, Pointe-Noire, Port-Gentil

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 6 June 2011, Antonov An-26 TR-LII of Solenta Aviation, operating Flight 122A for DHL Aviation ditched in the sea near Libreville International Airport.[10][11] Four people on board were rescued and transported to a local hospital, but were not seriously injured.[10] The crew reported hydraulic problems and eyewitnesses stated that the aircraft's propellers were not turning at the time of the ditching.[11]


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