The M’Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport is a civil cum military aviation facility near Franceville Town in the West African nation of the Republic of Gabon. One of the four largest cities in Gabon, Franceville is an unconventional beauty that has succeeded in maintaining a rudimentary charm without falling prey to contemporary changes catering to tourist populations, unlike many other innately beautiful towns within Africa which could not resist the temptation of modernization.
Filled with age-old, quaint, bustling bazaars and beautiful natural landscapes including many waterfalls, Franceville Town with a population of 22,000 residents is located in the south-eastern region of the country. At a distance of 511 kilometers from Libreville, the capital city of Gabon, and with which Franceville is conveniently connected through the air route. Situated at an elevation of 1,450 feet above mean sea level the M’Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport is located at a distance of 18 kilometers to the west of the Franceville Town city-centre.
There is a single 10,105 feet long asphalt surfaced runway catering to all variety of flight movements to/from this airport, including many charter services. A single passenger terminal with the basic aviation infrastructure and public convenience facilities is serving and facilitating air traffic and all passenger arrivals and departures from this airport. Private taxis and car rental facilities enabling local transportation are readily available for visitors at the airport. There also are quite a few hotels from the surrounding areas operating complementary shuttle services to and from the M’Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport on demand, as pick-up and drop-off facilities for guests seeking comfortable and convenient hotel accommodation options.