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Cheap flights from Liberia

Brief Introduction to the Country

Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, in West Africa is bordered by Sierra Leone to the west, Guinea to the north, and Côte d'Ivoire to the east. Covering approximately 40 percent of the Upper Guinean rainforest, Liberia’s inland is made up of forests that open onto a plateau of drier grasslands; it is surrounded by mangroves on the coastline. The country experiences a hot and equatorial climate, with significant rainfall experienced between May and October, and harsh harmattan winds experienced during the rest of the year. Its capital and largest city is Monrovia.

Where to go

Domestic (for Airports, within the same country)

The capital of Liberia, Monrovia, is also the country’s cultural, political, and financial centre. East of the Mesurado peninsula in Monrovia is the city’s Sinkor section, a bustling midtown where major hotels and businesses are located. Airfield, an area in Sinkor nearby the Spriggs Payne Airport, is Monrovia’s major nightlife district, which is populated with bars, pubs, and restaurants. Other major attractions within Monrovia include the Liberian National Museum, the Masonic Temple, the Waterside Market, the Blo Degbo rock formation shaped like a human face, the Dukor Hotel, several beaches, and the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex, one of the largest sports stadiums in Africa. Touring around the streets of Monrovia is also an attraction itself, as the city offers a picturesque scene with the palm trees lining the coast, the paint-chipped buildings, and a vibrant street life. An hour and a half away from Monrovia, past Robertsfield International Airport is Monkey Island, a group of six islands that feature six different chimpanzee groups. Visitors here are toured by the caretakers that fed the monkeys. Outside of Monrovia, other cities in Liberia that are also worth checking out are the coastal cities of Buchanan and Robertsport, with the latter having excellent surfing opportunities, a holiday lodge, and a beachside campsite; Greenville; Harper, known for its beaches and beach houses; and Paynesville, a popular destination for skydiving. Other points of interest in Liberia include the Sapo National Park, the Blue Lake, the Providence Island, Lake Piso, and the Atlantic coastal beaches.

Short Haul (6 hours or less from the origin)

Due to the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa, some airlines at Roberts International Airport have suspended operation at the airport. Currently, the short-haul flights available from Roberts International Airport are to Freetown, Sierra Leone; Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; and Casablanca, Morocco.

Freetown, the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone, is interesting to visit due to its melting pot of cultures, ethnic groups, and religions. The city also boasts of many historical landmarks that represent its founding by African-Americans, liberated African slaves, and West Indians. Major sights and attractions that can be found in Freetown include the Cotton Tree, the Connaught Hospital, King’s Gate, the National Railway Museum, the Big Market, the Sierra Leone Museum, and the beaches around the Freetown peninsula.

Long Haul (more than 6 hours flight time from the origin)

From Roberts International Airport in Monrovia, Liberia, travellers can also fly to long-haul destinations such as Brussels, Belgium. Brussels is the de facto capital of the European Union, and is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Grand Place, covering the Gothic town hall, the St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral, and the Royal Palace of Laeken. Other famous landmarks in Brussels are the Atomium, the Mini-Europe parks, the Manneken Pis fountain, the Cinquantenaire Park, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts, the Museum of the Army, and the Comic Museum.

How to get out

The main airport that serves Liberia is Roberts International Airport, located near the town of Harbel, 56 kilometres, or 35 miles, from Monrovia. The Ebola virus epidemic that is currently spreading across West Africa has caused some airlines to suspend service to the airport. The airlines that currently still operates at Roberts International Airport are Air Cote d’Ivoire (Abidjan, Freetown), Brussels Airlines (Brussels, Freetown), and Royal Air Maroc (Casablanca, Freetown).

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