Country codes Libya

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

LY

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

LBY

Internet TLD

.ly

Phone calling code

218

Large airports

1

Medium airports

10

Small airports

38

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

49

Largest airports in Libya

There are 1 large airports in Libya.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
HLLT TIP Tripoli International Airport Large airport Tripoli

Airport codes in Libya

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
HLLB BEN Benina International Airport Medium airport Benghazi
HLGD SRX Gardabya Airport Medium airport Sirt
HLTD LTD Ghadames East Airport Medium airport Ghadames
HLGT GHT Ghat Airport Medium airport Ghat
HLKF AKF Kufra Airport Medium airport Kufra
HLLQ LAQ La Abraq Airport Medium airport Al Bayda'
HLMB LMQ Marsa Brega Airport Medium airport Al Wahat
HL56 Matan al-Sarra Air Base Medium airport
HLLM MJI Mitiga Airport Medium airport Tripoli
HLLS SEB Sabha Airport Medium airport Sabha
HLLT TIP Tripoli International Airport Large airport Tripoli

About Libya

Libya (native name: ‏ليبيا) is a country located in Northern Africa. In total, the population of the country reaches 6.4 million inhabitants. Its capital is Tripoli.

The international country code of Libya is LY or LBY. Neighbouring countries are Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia.

The common language in Libya is Arabic(العربية).
The only officially used currency is Libyan dinar. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the Libyan dinar with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 1 large, 10 medium and about 38 small airports in Libya.

Travel to Libya

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Libya

Health

  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Yellow fever does not occur in this country. However, vaccination is required if you are traveling from a country with the risk of yellow fever
  • Tyfoid
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Cholera
    The authorities require a so-called cholera declaration when you enter the country by land
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

Drinking tap water is not recommended. It's advised to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 9.4°C (January) and 28.9°C (July).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

In case of an emergency the number for police, ambulance or fire department is 1515.

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Car rental

Rent a car in Libya

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Libya.

When traveling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. Renting a car lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Libya quickly and hassle-free.

Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Libya

Travel insurance helps protect against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It’s a wise thing to get travel insurance because you can easily spend over GBP 10,000 for treatment and transportation expenses. Don’t wait too long before purchasing a travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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