Sierra Leone Freetown airport is a small but busy airport in continental Africa. Booking a Meet and Assist Service will make passing through it fast and easy. Sierra Leone Fast Track’s 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 Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone Fast Track’s 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.
Freetown International Airport (IATA: FNA) is the main international airport that serves the capital of Freetown that is stated 15KM away on the other side of the Sierra Leone River. The country was supposed to have a new airport built but plans were changed and the government decided to refurbish the present small airport. The facilities include Duty Free shops 2 VIP lounges, a restaurant, 2 car parks and a bank.
Although not a modern airport, it does provide sufficient seating for the passengers and taxis and other transportation is readily available immediately outside the terminal building.
Flights from here operate to other regional destinations including: Africa World Airlines who fly to Accra, Air Peace with flights to Lagos and Royal Air Maroc; who fly to Casablanca. Turkish Airlines, Air France and Brussels Airlines fly further afield to Paris, Istanbul and Europe. To get to the airport from Freetown, one can take a ferry service; either the government one or a private service that takes around 40 minutes. If one travels by road to the airport the journey can be much longer because of traffic congestion.
7.5 million people live in Sierra Leone and many people love to visit this country because of the wonderful sandy beaches. Many people regard it as West Africa’s secret beach resort. In this country greeting someone is important and this is best done with a firm handshake. Someone may try and attract your attention by hissing at you, if you hear a hiss do not be offended as it is perfectly common. For wildlife lovers, ‘Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary’ is the place to visit and experience over 700 species of plants, 135 species of birds and a great collection of primates including the Pygmy Hippopotamus.
Freetown can be a hectic city with people everywhere moving around in a rush. On the other hand it can be a lovely city with charming people who love to chat and spend time in cafes engulfed in friendly chat while enjoying their typical food including rice and soup. It is quite amazing to get of a flight and the next minute one is surrounded by beaches, mountains and palm trees; almost like a dream.