Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flights Leaving Conakry on Wednesday, April 1 to the United States
The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Conakry have arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents departing Conakry on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1415 and arriving at Dulles Airport. Exact departure time and routing are subject to change.
All passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. Government for the flight, and a promissory note for approximately $1,137.00 must be signed at the airport before boarding. No cash or credit card payments will be accepted. You will be responsible for any arrangements or costs (lodging, onward destination or local transportation, etc.) beyond your initial destination in the U.S. If you foresee problems meeting this responsibility or have any immediate health concerns, please explain in the “Special considerations” field of the form.
If you want to depart on this flight, complete the form at the link below and SUBMIT it.
The Embassy will use this information only to prepare the necessary forms and will then delete it.
Please do not email us asking for status; we will contact you if you are confirmed for a seat on this flight. In the event this flight is full and there is still demand, we will make every effort to arrange additional flights.
Unless you receive an email confirming your flight, please do not come to the airport. Only those with email confirmations will be permitted to fly. Confirmations will be sent no later than noon on Tuesday, March 31.
On March 19, 2020 the Department of State issued a Level 4”Do Not Travel” Global Health Alert to U.S. citizens.
Given the closure of airports and reduction of flight options worldwide, U.S. citizens should be prepared to remain outside the United States for an extended period.
- CDC’s guidelines for the prevention of coronavirus travel.state.gov
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Guinea.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States
- Visit Keeping workplaces, homes, schools, or commercial establishments safe.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Report for Guinea.
U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444