Sierra Leone

Country Profile

Republic of Sierra Leone
(Republic of Sierra Leone)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
27 April 1961
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
119 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
109 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Sierra Leone History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Sierra Leone
wikipedia: Sierra Leone
wikipedia: History of Sierra Leone


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Sierra Leone.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the British colonial era civil aircraft based in Sierra Leone used the registration sequence VR-LAA to VR-LZZ, 1929-1961. Upon independence the sequence 9L-xxx was adopted.

All-time Sierra Leone – civil aircraft register (VR-Laa 9L-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Defence Force (Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Sierra Leone Police) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Sierra Leone

wikipedia: Airlines of Sierra Leone
The World’s Airlines: Sierra Leone

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Sierra Leone

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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