Banjul International Airport (BIA), also known as Yundum International Airport, is the main international airport serving the capital city of Banjul in The Gambia, a West African country. Located in Yundum, approximately 25 kilometers southeast of Banjul, BIA serves as the primary gateway for both domestic and international air travel to and from The Gambia.
BIA is a modern and well-equipped airport that offers a range of facilities and services to accommodate passengers. The airport has a single terminal building that handles both arrivals and departures. The terminal features check-in counters, immigration and customs facilities, security checkpoints, duty-free shops, restaurants, and various other amenities to ensure a comfortable experience for travelers.
The airport serves as a hub for several airlines, including the national carrier, Gambia Bird Airlines, and other international carriers offering both scheduled and chartered flights. It facilitates connections to various destinations in Africa, Europe, and other parts of the world. Popular international routes include flights to and from major cities like Dakar, Accra, Lagos, Brussels, London, and Barcelona.
Banjul International Airport has undergone significant improvements and expansions in recent years to enhance its capacity and efficiency. The runway has been upgraded to accommodate larger aircraft, and the terminal building has been renovated to provide a more modern and spacious environment for travelers. The airport adheres to international safety and security standards, ensuring a safe and secure travel experience for passengers.
Transportation options to and from BIA include taxis, car rentals, and hotel shuttles. The airport is well-connected to Banjul and other major cities in The Gambia through a network of roads, making it easily accessible for travelers.