Kissidougou airfield is 8 km away from Kissidougou town. There are no significant plane movement except for the humanitarian flights. The mining company Rio Tinto has started some flights to Kissidougou. Passengers travelling on private planes must pay 20,000 GNF before boarding the plane. There is no Guinean CAA activity but the airfield remains useful for helicopter landing. In the airfield, there is a private fire-fighting society contracted by WFP Common Services due to the presence of the fuel tank requested by WFP. WFP also pays a per diem to the representatives of National Navigation Office in charge of the tower control and his assistant.
Province / District
Nzérékoré / Kissidougou
Elevation (ft & m)
1,808 ft / 551.08 m
IATA & ICAO codes
Town or City (closest)
NGO / UN (on ground)
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)
Runway Dimension (m)
1800 m x 40 m
Ground Handling (Yes / No)
Runway Lighting (Yes / No)
Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)
Yes contracted by WFP
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)
During the Ebola Response, WFP Common Service, with special agreement with TOTAL, positioned a 34,000 liter tank at the airfield to store JET A-1 fuel to enable the deployment of helicopters in the east of the country. This tank is managed by TOTAL which charges UNHAS/WFP according to fuel consumption.
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