Gambia’s Banjul airport is a small but busy airport in continental Africa. Booking a Meet and Assist Service will make passing through it fast and easy. Gambia Banjul Fast Track local greeters will help bypass the lines and ensure a quick arrival, a smooth departure, or a successful connection.
Africa Fast Track’s service in the Gambia adds a first class feel, usually reserved for VIPs or celebrities. The service may include regular or special immigration handling, an electric buggy kart, help with VOA and baggage, Before you book, our reservation team & system will help you book the exact service that you need.
On arrival Gambia Banjul Fast Track English speaking greeters will meet you near the air bridge. They will assist you through any passport or visa control, and escort you to the baggage and customs area. They will help find your driver, or if you booked a connection, check in to your next flight.
On departure, they will contact your driver, will assist you through check-in and immigration, and will take you to your airline lounge or the boarding gate.
For connections, the greeter will meet you near the air bridge and will guide and escort you through the arrival, departure and transfer processes needed for your connection, right through to your airline lounge or the gate.
For more than 10 years our Airport Assistance and Booking Team has assisted thousands of travellers pass smoothly through busy airports. Before you book, Fast Track’s tools and expert staff will help you understand and choose the exact service you need at the lowest possible cost.
Fast Track services are available to any traveler, on any airline, and in any cabin class, and in all major airports around Asia, the Middle East & Africa.
Banjul Airport, also known as Yundum International (IATA: BJL)
It is the Gambia’s only international airport and serves the city of Banjul. It is a busy airport located 8 KM South east of the city. Several airlines operate from this airport including Turkish Airlines, Tui, Vuelling, TAP, Titan and more. Europe, Africa and the Middle East is well served from this airport. The airport facilities include a VIP lounge located in the departure area.
SIM cards are available for purchase, a large selection of shops including Duty free and handy craft. There is a good selection of bars and restaurants including the Atlantic Airview restaurant. Taxis are readily available outside the arrivals terminal, they do not have meters but instead have fixed prices to most destinations. Many of the hotels do offer shuttle buses to and from the airport and the pass through the terminal area frequently. The airport car park has 200 spaces and it is here where one can find their rental car and also the tourist buses.
In Arabic ‘Salaam Aleikum’ means ‘hello’ and you will hear this many times during your trip to The Gambia. This is the smallest of the African countries and has only 80Km of coastline. However, here you will discover beautiful beaches with a backdrop of palm trees, fishing villages and stunning scenery. If lying on a beach does not appeal to you then experiencing some of the wildlife that includes more than 600 bird species as well as hippos, crocodiles and wily colobus monkeys. The biggest treasure of all in The Gambia is without doubt the people who are warm hearted and very friendly. Gambian food is a delight to eat and they have four traditional dishes that are popular including Benachin; this is a rice that is cooked with fish, meat or vegetables and tomatoes, give it a try!
The capital Banjul is a sea port with a good selection of colonial buildings. Being the least populated cities in Africa; it is easy to explore it. The centre of the town starts at ‘The July 22 Square’ and from here all the streets run. The October 17th Roundabout is the old town and also a great place to meander around the windy streets while looking at the rickety houses that are full of atmosphere.