The Gambia is widely accessible and has close-proximity to Europe.
The Gambia enjoys international flight connections with a variety of countries.
These include Belgium, Netherlands, UK, Spain, United Kingdom, Portugal, and several Scandinavian countries. Other countries include Senegal, Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Turkey.
The Port of Banjul is a gateway into West Africa.
The port can handle up to 1.5 million tonnes of cargo annually. The quay length is 750 meters; 38,000 square meters of space is uncovered and 3,000 square meters are covered storage area.
Proximity to Europe
The Gambia is situated close to Europe and can be reached within 5-6 hours. It is also reasonably close to the United States at 8-9 hours.
Importantly, the time difference between The Gambia (UTC +0) and Europe is minimal.
Source: Routesonline, Prokerala, Gambia Tourism Board, Voice Newspaper (Gambia).