Country Profile

Republic of Benin
(République du Bénin)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
01 August 1960
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
102 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
89 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Benin History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Benin
wikipedia: Benin
wikipedia: History of Benin


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Benin.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

During the French colonial era, civil aircraft based in Dahomey/Benin used the registration sequence F-Oxxx 1929-1960. After independence the prefix TY-xxx was adopted.

All-time Benin – civil aircraft register (TY-aaa)
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Force Aerienne du Benin)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/Rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Gendarmerie Nationale) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Trans Air Benin

wikipedia: Airlines of Benin
The World’s Airlines: Benin

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Benin

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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