Bata Airport is the second largest international airport located in the Litoral Province of Equatorial Guinea along the Atlantic Ocean in the central part of the West-African coastline. Some way north of Bata City and a short way south of Ulonde, this airport is situated at an elevation of 36 feet above mean sea level is serving this largest city of the country. On the coast of Rio Muni, Bata City is known for its market and night-life is the former capital of Equatorial Guinea and one of the deepest sea-ports in this region.
Apart from the Malabo International Airport, this is the only other airport in Equatorial Guinea having an asphalt-surfaced paved runway measuring 6,597 feet long and which is large enough to accommodate a Boeing 737. Although this aviation facility is operational only during the daytime, and in good light, it is effectively catering to the requirements of the state carrier and four other private companies transporting passengers from the Bioko International Airport and two more 800-meter air-strips on Annobon. Owned and operated by the Aeropuertos De Guinea Ecuatorial (ADGE), Bata Airport provides regular scheduled passenger flights to Malabo, Douala, Libreville and Paris.
A single new modern passenger terminal with a decent infrastructure and most passenger convenience facilities as per aviation norms is serving travelers and airlines utilizing this aviation facility. Provisions for private metered taxis and car rental services are also available at this airport. Moreover, there are quite a few hotels from the surrounding areas operating complementary shuttle services to and from the Bata International Airport, as pick-up and drop-off facilities for guests seeking comfortable and convenient hotel accommodation options.