Airport Information

London Gatwick

Gatwick Airport is served by regular services from airports across the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands.

To find out more information please visit the official London Gatwick airport website at GatwickAirport.com

Summer & Winter Flights

In the summer we have a weekly Friday flight whilst in the winter, we have twice weekly direct flights to The Gambia from Gatwick on a Monday and Friday and additional flying over Christmas and Easter on a Tuesday.

Airport Facilities

There is a wide range of facilities at Gatwick including:

  • A selection of bars, cafés and restaurants
  • Duty free shops and a variety of gift, clothes, beauty and news shops
  • Bureau de Change
  • Information desk
  • WiFi access
  • Executive lounges

For more information about the facilities, please see the London Gatwick website

Special Assistance

Special assistance is offered at the airport with:

  • Lifts to all floors
  • Wheelchairs
  • Special assistance points throughout the terminal
  • Disabled toilets with help buttons
  • Mother and baby changing facilities
  • Shop and collect service

Please Note:  If special assistance is required to board the aircraft please advise us at the time of booking.

 

Manchester International

Manchester International Airport is situated 10 miles south of Manchester city centre.

Flights to The Gambia from Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is one of Britain's, and the world's principal airports, handling millions of passengers each year, connecting the North of England with global destinations.

Winter Flights

In the winter, we have twice weekly direct flights to The Gambia from Manchester.

Airport Information

Manchester International Airport is also served by regular services from the following airports in the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands.

Manchester International Airport is situated 10 miles south of Manchester city centre. The airport is directly accessible via J5 off the M56 and is well served by train, bus and coach services with good road links for those travelling by car.

The airport offers a wide choice of Long and Short Stay car parks, all located on site. There are two petrol stations/mini-supermarkets located at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. For passengers requiring special assistance, there are designated parking facilities next to the lifts in all the multi-storey car parks. Additional support is available using the telephone on level 5 of the Terminal 1 car park.

Airport Facilities

  • A selection of bars, cafés and restaurants
  • Duty Free shops and a variety of gift, clothes, beauty and news shops
  • Bureau de Change
  • Information Desk
  • WiFi Access
  • Playcare Centre & Art Desks for Children
  • Executive Lounges
  • Multi-Faith Prayer Rooms and Chaplaincy

Special Assistance

Special assistance is offered at the airport with:

  • Lifts to all floors
  • Wheelchairs
  • Special Assistance points throughout the terminal
  • Disabled toilets with help buttons
  • Induction loop
  • Mother and baby changing rooms

Special Assistance should be booked prior to departure with us but for general enquiries regarding special assistance at the airport contact Airport Customer Relations on 0161 489 3000.

 

Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is located 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, at the centre of England and the centre of the UK's motorway network.

Winter Flights

In the winter, we have weekly Tuesday direct flights to The Gambia from Birmingham.

From Birmingham city centre take the A45 east towards Coventry.

From the south or north of England take the M42 (which links to the M40 and M1 from London, M6 from Manchester and M5 from the south east). Come off at junction 6 taking the A45 towards the city centre. The Airport turnoff is only 1 mile and is well signposted.

There are various Birmingham parking options available; Long & short stay and meet and greet parking options. The long stay Birmingham car parks are located off airport but courtesy buses are provided as necessary.

There are several Birmingham meet and greet or chauffeur services offered which will mean your car being collected by a chauffeur as you arrive at the airport, stored securely off airport and then returned to the terminal for when you arrive.

Airport Facilities

  • A selection of bars, cafés and food outlets
  • Duty Free shops and a variety of gift, accessories, beauty and news shops
  • Bureau de Change
  • Information Desk
  • Internet Access

Special Assistance

Special assistance is offered at the airport with:

  • Lifts to all floors
  • Wheelchairs
  • MINICOM system
  • Disabled toilets
  • Induction loop
  • Staff can communicate using sign language
  • ‘Deaf alerter’ system for use in the event of a fire
  • Lift vehicle assisting with embarking/disembarking the aircraft
  • Mother and baby changing rooms

Special Assistance should be booked with us prior to departure.

 

Banjul Airport Information

Banjul International Airport is the airport of The Gambia.

The airport is 24 kilometres from the city of Banjul.

Airport Name: 
Banjul International Airport

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

Facilities:
Facilities include a bank, restaurant and bar, post office, duty-free shopping and a tourist help desk. There is also an air-conditioned lounge which is included for Premium Class passengers or may be available to purchase at a supplement.

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. The 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 The 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 a 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. Medicines should always be carried in hand luggage.