Port-Gentil International Airport

Coordinates: 0°42′45″S 8°45′15″E / 0.71250°S 8.75417°E / -0.71250; 8.75417
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Port-Gentil International Airport

Aéroport international de Port-Gentil
Airport typePublic
ServesPort-Gentil, Gabon
Elevation AMSL13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates0°42′45″S 8°45′15″E / 0.71250°S 8.75417°E / -0.71250; 8.75417
POG is located in Gabon
Location of Airport in Gabon
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,591 8,501 Asphalt
Sources: SkyVector[1] Google Maps[2] GCM[3]

Port-Gentil International Airport (French: Aéroport international de Port-Gentil) (IATA: POG, ICAO: 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]


Afrijet Libreville[4]
Equaflight Pointe-Noire
Nationale Regionale Transport Libreville, Oyem
Tropical Air Gabon Charter: Libreville, Onal

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 the end of runway 21, and came to a stop with the nose gear intact but with 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.[5][6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ SkyVector Aeronautical Charts
  2. ^ Google Maps - Port Gentil
  3. ^ Airport information for POG at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ Schedule 2016
  5. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia ZS-PYO Port Gentil Airport (POG)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  6. ^ "Accident: Nationale E120 at Port Gentile on Oct 12th 2011, unsafe nose gear, overran runway, wings twisted". avherald.com. Retrieved 2018-08-20.

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