Select Page

Afroport Mauritania

Nouakchott Oumtounsy International Airport (NKC)




Afroport Mauritanie SARL is a company registered in Mauritania. It is a joint venture between Afroport Airport Services LLC and the government of Mauritania. Under a concession agreement, Afroport has been appointed as the Airport Operator and Ground Handler of the Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport.

Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport (NKC) is an international airport serving Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. It is located about 25 kms north of Nouakchott City. The airport opened in June 2016 and Afroport has taven over its operations from 01-Nov-2018 from Societe des Aeroports de Mauritanie (SAM). It has the potential to develop into a major gateway to Africa from Europe and The Americas. The close vicinity to the sea port makes NKC an ideal candidate for becoming a strategic logistics center for both trade and military movement.

The airport currently provides connectivity to and from: Paris (CDG), Istanbul (IST), Casablanca (CMN), Conakry (CKY), Tunis (TUN), Algiers (ALG), Nouadhibou (NDB), Bamako (BKO), Los Palmas (LPA) and Dakar (DKR). 

It is our vision is to make Noaukchott Oumtounsy International Airport one of the major gateways to Africa.

Airport Management

We currently manage all airport operations at NKC, focusing on safe and efficient processes across landside and airside operations. With an emphasis on safety, security and the customer experience, we provide expertise that enhances value to customers and stakeholders.

Ground Handling

We provide all ground-handling operations and ensure that safety, compliance, cost control and performance are our main priorities. We work in close collaboration with our key partners to provide high-quality management and innovation.

Get In Touch


1235 Divi St. #1000
San Francisco, CA 94143


M-F: 8am – 10pm
S-S: Closed

Call Us

(235) 396-0987