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Alert – The Flight to Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC Received Flight Clearance from the Chad Gov
April 18, 2020

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

April 7, 2020

16:00 WAT

The flight to Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC received flight clearance from the Chad government.  The flight is departing on Thursday, April 9. The time is still being confirmed, but will most likely depart around 13:45 and expected to arrive at Dulles International Airport around 01:15 on April 10.

The information provided in this message is subject to change.


  • You will be responsible for onward travel from Dulles Airport.  The U.S. Government cannot assist with onward travel.  It is suggested that you make a reservation at an airport hotel for the night of the arrival.  Updates on arrival time will be provided.
  • You will have to be at the N’Djamena Airport 3 hours prior to departure.  Updates will be provided.
  • Expect long lines and long waits.
  • There are no concessions open at the airport.  Please bring enough food and water for everyone in your family while you are waiting to board the flight.  Also bring sunblock in case you are outdoors for an extended period of time.  You may also want to carry extra toilet paper to use in the airport bathrooms.
  • We will check with airport authorities tomorrow about bringing water through security.
  • You are limited to 40 kg luggage per passenger. Plan as if you were taking a regular commercial flight.
  • Families will be allowed priority check in.

The flight is full and now closed.  No more requests for assistance can be accommodated.

UPDATED COST FOR FLIGHT (subject to change):

Adult fare – $1,912.67

Child fare (ages 2-12) – $1,5321.67

Infant fare (sitting in lap) – $191.27

Payment will be made in the form of a signed promissory note, in which the traveler agrees to reimburse the U.S. Government for the cost of the travel.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad
Rond-Point Chagoua
B.P. 413
N’Djamena, Chad
+235 22-51-50-17

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Chad Country Information

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