British Airways' flights to Luanda land at Luanda's February Four Airport, less than three miles from Luanda city centre. Catch a taxi into town after your flight to Luanda and take a walk around Luanda's colonial-era old town. Or head to the beach to relax on the white sands of Mussulo Bay after Luanda flights.
If you're planning a leisure or business flight to Luanda, note that the British Embassy advises against non-essential travel to the interior of the Cabinda Province and to North and South Lunda Provinces because of the high risk of civil unrest. Contact your embassy or consulate in advance for up-to-date travel information before booking your flight to Luanda and heed local advice on safety.
Arrange a hotel shuttle bus in advance when you book your accommodation and flight to Luanda. Or head to the taxi rank outside Flight Arrivals at Luanda's February Four Airport after your flight. A taxi should get you to central Luanda around 15 minutes after your Luanda flight lands.
Stretch your legs after your Luanda flights and explore the old town by the seafront. Visit San Miguel Fort, which dates back to 1575, after your flight to Luanda to admire its classic blue-and-white Portuguese azulejos tiles. Take in the views of Luanda and its surrounding sea from the fort, then make your way to the spit of sand known as the Ilha de Luanda which is the best place to find a relaxed bar or restaurant. Take a daytrip outside Luanda to Kissama National Park to see gazelles, giraffes and varied birdlife. When you catch your flight out of Luanda take home woven baskets, wooden carvings and stone sculptures from the handicrafts markets held south of the city at Futungo.