Port-Gentil International Airport is a public airport near Port-Gentil City in the Ogooue-Maritime Province of the West African nation of the Republic of Gabon. Port-Gentil is the second largest city of Gabon, a center of petroleum and timber industries with a leading sea-port as well. Port-Gentil is technically on an island with many pristine sandy beaches and water sporting activities, although it has no bridges which connect to the mainland.
This international airport is located at a distance of 4 kilometers north-northwest of the Port-Gentil city centre, and which is the main channel of transportation connecting this part with the rest of the world. Apart from many oil company charters and international flights to/from this airport, regular scheduled passenger flights are operated by Gabon Airlines, which essentially connect Port-Gentil City to Libreville, the capital city of this country. Situated at an elevation of 13 feet above mean sea level, this aviation facility is very close to Cape Lopez, which is the westernmost point in the Republic of Gabon.
There is a 6,234 feet long asphalt surfaced runway catering to all domestic and international flight movements to/from the Port-Gentil International Airport. A single passenger terminal with the requisite aviation infrastructure as per international aviation norms is serving the airlines and passengers utilizing the facilities offered at this airport. Private taxis and car rental services are readily available to travelers at this airport for their local transportation needs. Moreover, a number of hotels around Port-Gentil International Airport are also offering complementary hotel shuttle transportation services for their guests seeking comfortable and convenient hotel accommodation options