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About Leon Mba Intl. Airport

Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport is located in Libreville which is the capital of the African country Gabon. You can travel to cities such as Paris, Dubai, Amsterdam, London, Cairo and Istanbul with flights organized at the airport. Leon M'ba International Airport, you can find flights of airlines such as Turkish Airlines, Camair-Co, Transair Congo, Royal Air Maroc, Afrijet and AirFrance.

The airport, which was named after Leon M'ba, who was the first President of the Republic of Gabon between 61-67, has been offering service since the 1950s. With the developments conducted since these years, it serves as the largest airport of the region. At Leon M'ba, which has 3 different lounges, you can evaluate Ekena VIP that is located on the first floor of the air terminal next to the presidential mansion, or Samba and Koussou hall located on the first floor. Perfume, cosmetics, alcohol, tobacco, etc. You can have a pleasant shopping at Akassy duty-free shop where you can find various products and a chocolate shop where you can find chocolates special to Gabon. You can also spend pleasant time in restaurants, bars and cafes.

Getting to the City Center from Leon Mba Intl. Airport

Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport is located in Libreville, the capital of Gabon, an African country. You can travel various cities such as Paris, Dubai, Amsterdam, Londan, and  Cairo, etc. via flights at this airport.

Libreville International Airport is around 7 kilometres to the city centre. The best alternative to get to the city centre is taxi.

Other means of  transportation from airport to Libreville city centre are rental cars or shuttle services. In this country, whichever means you prefer will take you to Libreville city centre or other places nearby at affordable price. When you would like to go to a further city or area, you can use a rental car or get on a couch by arriving the city centre first.

Taxi

Taxis in Libreville are not quite expensive. Besides, Libreville International Airport is located only 7 kilometres away to the centre of the capital. Therefore, taxis are seen as a transportation vehicle the passengers can easily prefer almost anytime in this region. By taking a taxi, you can get to anywhere in the city from Libreville Airport within around 15 minutes. There are also taxis without licence that carry passengers in this city. However, you should get to the centre by a licensed taxi for a safer journey. If you would like to get informed about the taxis and other alternative means of transportation before getting out of Libreville International Airport, you can directly ask the information desk and then take a taxi.

Renting A Car   

Local rent-a-car companies in Gabon offer services for the passengers of Libreville International Airport. Before landing at the Libreville Airport, you can choose your car via internet or a phone call. Thereofore, upon landing, you can directly get your car at the local rent-a-car office in Libreville. When you exit Libreville International Airport via your rental car, you can get to the city centre by following the direction signs in around 15 minutes.

Renting a car is also an affordable alternative for a group of 3 or 4 persons to get to Libreville city centre. If you have plenty of luggages that couldnot fit into one car, you can prefer private shuttle services instead of renting a car.

Shuttle Services  

You can make a reservation in advance to arrive the city centre by one of the private shuttles when you land at Libreville International Airport. Shuttles are generally a bit more expensive than the taxis in Libreville. However, they are the most comfortable means of transportation that could be preferred in this city due to the fact that they are fast vehicles with large capacity of both passengers and fleet.

When you book a room in a hotel you will stay in Libreville, you can ask for the paid or free shuttle services as well. If you make the airport shuttle reservation along with the hotel, you can directly find your vehicle waiting for you in front of the terminal gate of Libreville Airport and therefore you would not have to need a private shuttle afterwards.

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2018
Getting to Leon Mba Intl. Airport from the City Center

The distance between the city center and Leon M’ba International Airport, which is located in Libreville, the capital of Gabon, is approximately 7 kilometers. Passengers travelling to the airport from Libreville city center generally prefer budget-friendly taxis for this travel. If you are travelling with your family or as a crowded group, you can travel to Libreville International Airport by using a private shuttle. In addition, it is possible to travel to the airport by renting a car in the city.

If you want a faster transportation to the airport, taxi will be a better choice for you. However, if you will travel to the airport from more distant regions, you can benefit from other options like car rental or shuttle.

Taxi

You can comfortably travel to Libreville International Airport by calling a taxi to your hotel in Libreville city center. You can ask your hotel to call a taxi for you. Travelling to the airport by taxi lasts about 15 minutes. This is an economic option if you are not staying at a hotel far away from the city center. Taxis are among the best options with their large baggage capacities. If you choose this alternative, you can reach the airport without losing time.

Car Rental

If you choose renting a car for your transportation, you can make a little search about the local car rental companies in Libreville city center and make a reservation in advance for a suitable vehicle. If you rent a car, you can reach the airport in about 15 minutes. Renting a car only for travelling to the airport from the city center isn’t a commonly preferred option. However, if you have rented a car to use it during your visit, you can travel to Libreville International Airport by using this vehicle.

Private Shuttle

Visitors staying at hotels in Libreville city center can travel to Libreville International Airport by using the private shuttles by contacting their hotels in advance. Since the distance between the airport and city center is short, the cost of this travel doesn’t increase much. In addition, some hotels in the city offer free shuttle service to Libreville International Airport. If you are staying at a hotel offering shuttle service, you can make a reservation in advance to benefit from this service. You can reach Libreville Airport from the city center by a private shuttle without losing time.

Airport Information

Libreville International Airport is located in Libreville, the capital of Gabon. From the airport, there are regular flights to many cities such as Cairo, Dubai, Amsterdam, Johannesburg, Addis Ababa and London. There are many car rental companies offering car rental services at the airport. There are ATMs and foreign exchange office as well as restaurants and hotels like La Residence Maisha, Hotel Onomo Libreville and Park Inn by Radisson, Hotel L'Orchidee. There are also parking lots at the airport where flights are organized to many cities each month. You can spend time in the lounges at the airport which has one terminal. You can also do shopping at the stores or enjoy delicious foods at the restaurants.

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2018

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