Port-Gentil International Airport

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Port-Gentil International Airport

IATA: POGICAO: FOOG

POG is located in Gabon
POG
POG
Location of Airport in Gabon
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Port-Gentil
Elevation AMSL 13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 0°42′45″S 8°45′15″E / 0.71250°S 8.75417°E / -0.71250; 8.75417Coordinates: 0°42′45″S 8°45′15″E / 0.71250°S 8.75417°E / -0.71250; 8.75417
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,591 8,501 Asphalt
Sources: SkyVector[1] Google Maps[2] GCM[3]

Port-Gentil International Airport (IATA: POGICAO: FOOG) is an airport serving the city of Port-Gentil, in Ogooué-Maritime Province, Gabon.

The Port-Gentil VOR (Ident: PG) and Port-Gentil non-directional beacon (Ident: PG) are located on the field.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Afric Aviation Libreville
Equaflight Pointe-Noire
Nationale Regionale Transport Libreville, Oyem
Sky Gabon (Cargo) Libreville

Accidents and Incidents[edit]

  • On October 12, 2011, a Nationale Regionale Transport EMB-120, registration ZS-PYO (MSN: 120245) performing a charter flight from Libreville to Port Gentil (Gabon), overran runway 21's end and came to a stop with the nose gear intact, both main gear struts bent backwards causing the engines to "pitch down" together with the wings. A few passengers sustained minor injuries, but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair and was written off[4][5]

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