Cheap flights from Gabon
Flights from Gabon
The country of Gabon, also referred to officially as the Gabonese Republic, is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa. The country has Cameroon, the Gulf of Guinea, and Republic of the Congo, to its north, west, east and south, respectively. Ethnic groups within Gabon include Fang, Punu, Nzebi, French, and Mpongwe, among others. The country occupies an area of 267,667 square kilometres or 103,347 square miles, and has approximately 1.5 million inhabitants as of 2009.
Where to go
Libreville International Airport has flights to various destinations within Gabon such as Koulamoutou, Makokou, Mouila, Port-Gentil, Tchibanga, Oyem, and more. Attractions within the country include Lopé National Park, Loango National Airport, Musee des Arts et Traditions of Gabon, Akanda National Park, Pointe-Denis Beach, Ekwata Beach, Palais Presidentiel, Marche du Mont-Bouet, and L’Eglise St-Michel Libreville, to name a few. Akanda National Park is among the 13 national parks set up in Gabon, designed to show the biodiversity of the country, along with encouraging tourism in Gabon. Located at 0.616667 latitude and 9.55 longitude, the park was established in 2002 occupying an area of around 540 square kilometres. The park is known to compose mostly of mangroves, as well as tidal beach habitats. Lastly, Akanda National Park serves as an internationally important site for migratory birds and also home to the largest populations of the birds throughout the entirety of Gabon.
Libreville International Airport has flights to and from Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire; Lagos, Nigeria; and Johannesburg, South Africa, with short-haul flights that take two to four hours. Johannesburg’s top spots include Apartheid Museum, Lion Park, Gold Reef City, Herman Eckstein Park, Johannesburg Zoo, Museum of Rock Art, South African Museum of Military History, Windybrow Theatre, Oriental Plaza, Bensusan Museum of Photography, Melville Koppies Nature Reserve, Adler Museum of the History of Medicine, Bezuidenhout Park, to name a few. Highlighting the South African National War Museum was founded in 1947 in an effort to preserve the history of South Africa’s involvement during the WWII. As of 1975, the museum was then renamed to its current name, and now has collections that cover all conflicts that South African has been a part of. The museum’s exhibits can be divided into a few areas namely the Main Courtyard, the GP Capt. ‘Sailor’ Malan Hall, the GE Brink Hall, Dan Pienaar Gun Park, the FB Adler Hall, and more. Exhibits within the museum include Hawker Hurricane, Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5, Sexton Self-Propelled Gun, Anglo-Zulu War exhibits, and South African Border War exhibit, among others.
Libreville International Airport has long-haul flights to Paris, France via Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, and Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport, with flights that take approximately seven hours or more from point of origin. When travelling to Turkey, top tourist attractions include Aspendos Theatre, Patara Beach, Pamukkale, Bodrum Castle, Mount Nemrut, Oludeniz, Blue Mosque, Library of Celsus, Goreme Fairy Chimneys, and Hagia Sophia, to name a few. The Library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building found within Ephesus, Anatolia, which is now a part of Turkey’s Selçuk area. The library is said to have been built in honour of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, and to serve as Celsus’ mausoleum, while having the ability to store approximately 12,000 scrolls. It is believed that an earthquake in 262 A.D. destroyed the interior of the library, while the façade was then destroyed by another earthquake that occurred in the tenth or 11th century A.D. After the building was in ruins for a couple centuries, the façade was re-erected from 1970 to 1978 by archaeologists.
How to get out
Among the airports within Gabon, it is best to fly via Libreville International Airport, with its flights to and from domestic and international destinations such as Port-Gentil, São Tomé, Abidjan, Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire, Paris, Lomé, Kinshasa, Douala, Malabo, Cotonou, Franceville, Lagos, Addis Ababa, Casablanca, Johannesburg, and more. The airlines that serve these stops include Afric Aviation, Africa's Connection STP, Air Côte d'Ivoire, Air France, ASKY Airlines, Camair-co, CEIBA Intercontinental, Douniah Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Nationale Regionale Transport, RwandAir, Royal Air Maroc, Sénégal Airlines, South African Airways, Trans Air Congo, Turkish Airlines, and Westair Benin.
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