Senegal Presidential Inauguration 2019: The inauguration of Macky Sall as President of the Republic of Senegal will take place in Diaminadio on Tuesday, April 2.
Governmental delegations from all over the world and 15 African heads of state, including the presidents of Cote d’Ivoire, Congo DRC, Burkina Faso, and Mali, are expected to attend.
Operators can expect an increase in traffic at Blaise Diagne International Airport in Diass (27 miles from downtown Dakar) Senegal’s main gateway airport.
Blaise Diagne International Airport
- IATA: DSS
- ICAO: GOBD
- Coordinates: 14°40′16″N 17°4′1″W
- Elevation: 290 ft
- Fuel: AVGAS Jet
- Time zone: GMT
Some advice for operators…
- Private flights require overflight and landing permits
- Generally, the lead time for permits is 72 hours but UAS can expedite the service
- Parking is available at the airport
- The alternative civil airport is Saint Louis Airport (GOSS)
- There are no significant NOTAMs at this time
- The Radisson Diaminadio is the closest hotel to Blaise Diagne International Airport
- It’s advised that transportation for crew is booked before arrival
For support with yours flight operations to Senegal, contact UAS