Kankan airfield is 10 km away from the city of Kankan. The national police and the Guinean military ensure the security of the airport. WFP Common Services pay a per diem to the Air controller. There is basically no other activity besides the humanitarian flights. There isn’t any Guinea CAA activity but the airfield is useful for helicopter landing. WFP ensures the handling on the ground in addition to ground observers to clear the air strip before any landing or take off.
Province / District
Kankan / Kankan
Elevation (ft and m)
384 ft / 117.04 m
IATA & ICAO codes
Town or City (closest)
NGO / UN (on ground)
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)
Runway Dimension (m)
3400 m x 30 m
Ground Handling (Yes / No)
Runway Lighting (Yes / No)
Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)
Air Traffic Control (AFIS) (Yes / No)
Windsock (Yes / No)
Weather Information (Yes / No)
Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)
Navigation Aids (Yes / No)
Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)
There are no fuel services at the airfield.
There are no royalties or fees applicable at the airfield.
For information on Guinea Conakry Airport contacts, please see the following link: 4.5 Guinea Airport Company Contact List