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Libya Aviation 

Key airport information may also be found atWorld Aero Data Website information on Libya

LyCAA is the authority that responsible for aviation issues in Libya: Libya Civil Aviation Authority Website

Tripoli Airport: after nearly eight months, the control over Tripoli Airport was finally handed over to the transitional authority on Friday the 20th of April 2012. The airport was under the control of  militia fighters from Zintan since August 2011. British Airways: on the 1st of May 2012 the first British Airways flight since the war had touched down at Tripoli Airport. BA's service between Heathrow and Tripoli will run for three times a week. Tunis Air: will resume its service between the island of Djerba and Tripoli to two flights a week: Thursday & Sunday. Both Afriqiyah and Libyan Airlines now run daily flights to and from Tunis. Airports are classified in 3 categories: civil airports for public use, military airports and private airports not open to the public. Airports that are joint use, both civil and military, are shown as civil airports. Airlines: International flights are provided by Libyan Arab Airlines (national airline) and the African lines, a group of joint stock companies or semi-private, such as Buraq Air, Libya Air, Tibesti Airlibya.

  • Sabha Airport: according to an announcement made on the 10th of April 2012 by the Prime Minister's Office, the airport of Sabha has "reopened" for business and that all services have returned to "normal".
  • Ghadames Airport: was officially declared open on the 5th of May 2012, and according to the spokesman of the transitional government, it has been agreed that the previous two weekly flights between Tripoli and Ghadames will resume full service.
  • Tobruk & Alabrek Airports: both airports were  officially announced in late April 2012 to reopen in May. It was also reported that Alburaq Air has doubled its flight between Alabrek and Tripoli to four flights. This means that all the main airports in Libya are now back to normal.

For information on Libya Airport contact details, please see the following link: 4.5 Libya Airport Company Contact List

For information on Libya Airports, please see the following document: Libya Airports

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.