Burkina Faso

Country Profile
 

Burkina Faso
(Burkina Faso)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
05 August 1960
Capital City:
Ouagadougou
Total Area Ranking:
74 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
65 of 242 in the World
Status:
current

The Country

Geography

Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Burkina Faso History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Burkina Faso
wikipedia: Burkina Faso
wikipedia: History of Burkina Faso

Aviation

Text to be added on the development of aviation in Burkina Faso.

Markings

Civil Aircraft Registrations

During the French colonial era, civil aircraft based in Burkina Faso/Upper Volta used the registration sequence F-Oxxx 1929-1960. After independence the prefix XT-xxx was adopted.

All-time Burkina Faso – civil aircraft register (XT-aaa)
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[Get involved with the Aeroflight Cloud.]

Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Force Aerienne de Burkina-Faso)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)
Survey Aviation (Institut Geographique du Burkina)

Public Service Aviation

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

Commercial Aviation

Air Burkina

wikipedia: Airlines of Burkina Faso
The World’s Airlines: Upper Volta
The World’s Airlines: Burkina Faso

Private Aviation

To be added

Industry

Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.

Airfields

Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Burkina Faso

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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