Airfields of Liberia

Cape Palmas (near Harper) CPA
Monrovia/ Roberts Field ROB
Monrovia / Sprigg-Payne Airport MLW
Nimba Province (near Yekepa in Nimba Range (mountains)) NIA
Sinoe Province (near Greenville on Sinoe River) SNI

Monrovia - Roberts Field Airport (ROB/GLRB)

International arrivals and departures operate from Roberts International Airport (ROB), which is 35 mi/55 km southeast of Monrovia.

There are no direct flights from North America or Europe: All flights to Liberia originate in a neighboring country, with Cote d'Ivoire offering the most convenient connection.

Main airlines serving Liberia include Air Afrique and Ghana Airlines. Air Ivoire operates flights between Monrovia and Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire). Weasua Air Transport operates flights between Monrovia and Freetown (Sierra Leone)

APPROXIMATE FLIGHT TIME: From Monrovia to New York (via Dakar) is 9 hours, to London (via Brussels) is 11 hours.

The photo below were taken in 1998 of the burnt shell of one of the terminals at Roberts International Airport. Seven (7) years  of civil war in Liberia damaged most of Liberia's infrastructure.  The Airport has been renovated and is currently open and in operation.

SEA: The main Liberian ports are Monrovia,
  • Buchanan,
  • Greenville,
  • Harper and
  • Robertsport.

ROAD: Best routes to Liberia are through Guinea Republic and Côte d’Ivoire, but they are impassable during the rainy season. The northeastern route to Sierra Leone (via Kolahun and Kailahun) is currently closed.

Liberian Connection

  • Country Code: +231
  • IDD Access Code: 00
  • Time Zone: GMT
  • Business Language: English
  • Roberts Field Tel: +231 721030/1, 721039, 223913

For Visitors Information, contact the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism

P.O. Box 10-9021,
110 United Nations Drive
Monrovia, Liberia
Tel: 226-269
Fax: 226-069

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