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International Airport

The new international airport of Nouakchott Oumtounsy is the largest airport in Mauritania. It started operation in June 2016 and can welcome 2 million passengers a year Two runways, one of 2400m and the other of 3400m, allow the landing and takeoff of larger aircraft like the Airbus A380.

The list of international airlines that serve Nouakchott Oumtounsy airport can be found here

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Official Hotel - to be announced soon

There are numbers of hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars. Click here for the full list of the hotels in Nouakchott and rates.

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Visa Requirements


Citizens of the following 9 countries can visit Mauritania without a visa:

  • Algeria

  • Côte d’Ivoire

  • Gambia

  • Libya

  • Mali

  • Niger

  • Senegal

  • Syria

  • Tunisia

Please note that all other nationals require a visa, this can be delivered on arrival at the Nouakchott Oumtounsy International Airport. Visas issued at Nouakchott airport are for a single entry and for a duration of 30 days. Visa fee is €55 (euro) More information can be found here 

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