There are two paved airports, one a few miles from Malabo SSG, and one in Bata BSG. The country's main airline is Ecuato Guineana de Aviación, which operates national and international flights out of Malabo International Airport. Other airlines flying to Malabo airport include Iberia from Madrid, JetAir from Gatwick airport in London, Air France from Paris, and beginning April 1st, Lufthansa flies direct from Frankfurt to Malabo. Delta Air Lines planned to begin service to Malabo from Atlanta in June 2009, but has now postponed the start of this route due to the financial crisis, but it may start in September 2009.
The capital is on an island. However, the mainland may be accessed from Gabon via pavedtarmac roads and from Cameroon via dirt tracks inaccessible in rainy season. Roads in EG, however, are in a very dilapidated stateeven for W. Africa and 4x4 is necessary many months of the year.
Note that the entry from Campo can be often closed. Also, the entry from Kye-Ossi and Ebebiyin may deny entry for visa-free Americans if sufficient reason for entry is not presented or if one is not ethnically Caucasian.