Country Profile

Republic of Guinea-Bissau
(República da Guiné-Bissau)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
24 September 1973
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
138 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
151 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Guinea-Bissau History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Guinea-Bissau
wikipedia: Guinea-Bissau
wikipedia: History of Guinea-Bissau


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Guinea-Bissau.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the Portuguese colonial period, civil aircraft based in Guinea-Bissau/Portuguese Guinea used the registration sequence CR-GAA to CR-GZZ, 1929-1975. After independence the sequence J5-xxx was adopted.

All-time Guinea-Bissau – civil aircraft register (CR-Gaa J5-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Force Aerienne de Guine-Bissau)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation – VIP transport is provided by chartered commercial operators

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Guinea-Bissau Police) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Guinea-Bissau

wikipedia: Airlines of Guinea-Bissau
The World’s Airlines: Guinea-Bissau

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Guinea-Bissau

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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