Aircraft fleet renewed rapidly in recent years and aircraft size aligned to a hub-and-spoke approach.
Market thin and underdeveloped.
Very concentrated market with very little competition.
Safety and security remain concerns.
Airport facilities are in disarray.
Burkina Faso has two international airports. These are those of Bobo Dioulasso and Ouagadougou. All other provinces have an airfield. The Ouagadougou International Airport is the main host countries and virtually all flights to the country. Regular flights to Paris, Algiers and capitals of the sub region (Abidjan, Bamako, Lome, Cotonou and Accra). The annual number of flights from Ouagadougou is about 1500. Several airlines serve Burkina Faso including Air France, Air Burkina, Airline Mali (CAM), Ghana Airways, Air Ivoire.
Air Burkina opens wide horizons to its customers by offering 11 destinations in Africa and Europe: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo , Ghana, Gabon, Cameroon and France. And very soon Nigeria. In Europe the Company serves Orly Sud direct flights from Ouagadougou, 2 times a week. Air Burkina is deployed on Central Africa by opening lines Ouagadougou to Pointe Noire, Ouagadougou to Douala and Libreville.
Information for Burkina Faso procedures for foreign registered aircraft unavailable
For information on Burkina Faso National Airports additional information, please see the following link:
Coordonnees des Aerodromes au Burkina Faso
For Burkina Faso airport contacts please see the following links:
4.1 Burkina Faso Government Contact List
4.3 Burkina Faso Airport Company Contact List