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Getting around by air

Most people arrive on charter flights with Gambia Experience or Thomas Cook (www.thomascookairlines.com). There are a limited number of carriers flying to The Gambia, so it's wise to plan ahead.

Airports & Airlines

Banjul International Airport is in Yundum, about 15km southeast of the coast.

Charter flights aside, the only scheduled airlines flying to Gambia are the following:

Arik (www.arikair.com) Flies between Accra (Ghana) and Banjul.

Brussels Airlines (www.brusselsairlines.com) Flies to Brussels as well as Dakar (Senegal).

Vueling (www.vueling.com) Connects to Spain.

Royal Air Maroc (www.royalairmaroc.com) Direct flights to Casablanca, Morocco.

Departure Tax

Departure tax is included in the price of a ticket.