Monrovia is the capital of Liberia – a nation located on the Atlantic coast in western Africa. It is a busy port where the main export is latex and iron ore.
Monrovia is served by the Roberts International Airport, popularly known as Robertsfield, located about 58 kms from the city. Flights arrive from France, UK, Belgium and America as well as a number of African cities. The flights are not many, but they are gradually becoming regular. In addition, there is Spriggs Payne Airport located on the southeast of the city and is used for domestic connections.