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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (September 23, 2022)
September 23, 2022

Location: Monrovia, Liberia and the West Africa Region

Event:  A strike of air traffic controllers at Felix Houphouët-Boigny Airport, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire is expected to take place today, September 23, 2022. The strike is anticipated to last for 48 hours but may be shorter or longer. Planes landing in Abidjan may be diverted, and flights departing Abidjan may be cancelled and may result in other air traffic disruptions in the West Africa region.

Actions to Take:

  • Review your travel plan.
  • Make contingency travel plans.
  • Monitor local media, airline and travel agency websites.
  • Prepare for delays in travel and have funds to cover these delays.