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Banjul International Airport is the airport of The Gambia.


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The airport is 24 kilometres from the city of Banjul.

Banjul Airport Information

Airport Name: 
Banjul International Airport

The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) from Banjul

Facilities include a bank, restaurant and bar, post office, duty-free shopping and a tourist help desk.

Departure Tax:
This is included in the cost of your flight/package. 

Airport Development Fee (ADF):

On 7th October 2010 the Gambian CAA announced the introduction of an Airport Development Levy of €20 (or equivalent) per person, excluding infants and transit passengers, to be paid locally for all departures from The Gambia. The Airport Development Levy is included in the cost of your ticket/holiday and will not be payable locally.


What To Expect From The Airport

On arrival at Banjul Airport, a bus will take you from the aircraft to the terminal building. There will be two queues - one for ‘Nationals of Gambia’ and one for ‘Others’ to go through passport control.

Once you have gone through passport control you will see the luggage conveyor belt directly in front of you.  There are porters dressed in Green who will collect your luggage from conveyor belt and take to coach for small tip. The baggage may not arrive immediately so please bear this in mind.  Upon leaving the baggage collection area you will need to have your luggage scanned by X-ray. 

You will then see Gambia Experience reps near the airport exit who will point you in the direction of the car park where the transfer coach will waiting to take you to your hotel. 


What To Expect At The Airport When Returning To The UK

All baggage dimensions and security procedures also apply when returning from the Gambia to the UK.  Please ensure you follow the same guidelines and place any liquid items within your hold baggage.

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