Travel and airport pick-up

The Assembly will formally begin with Opening Worship at 9:30 on 10 May 2017 and close at 22:15 on 16 May 2017. Participants not attending pre-Assembly meetings and events, please arrive in Namibia on 9 May 2017 at the latest.

If you are attending one of the following pre-Assembly events, please refer to the expected arrival dates:


Dates of the event

Expected arrival date

Youth Pre-Assembly

3 to 9 May 2017

2 May 2017

Women’s Pre-Assembly

5 to 9 May

4 May 2017

Pre-Assembly Visits

4 to 9 May 2017

4 May 2017

Global Leadership Team Meeting

6 to 10 May 2017

5 May 2017

Meeting of the LWF Council

9 May 2017

8 May 2017


Are you a subsidized delegate, an ecumenical guest, an official guest, a subsidized Council member, a steward, a staff member or a co-opted staff member?

The Assembly Office will make travel arrangements through its official provider for those attendees that the LWF is subsidizing. Please contact the Assembly Office at to discuss itinerary details.

IMPORTANT: Any travel costs not approved beforehand by the Assembly Office will not will be reimbursed.

Are you a self-paying participant?

For those arranging their own travel, we will need your full travel itinerary, including transits. This will help us to assist you in case you encounter any difficulties on the way to or from Namibia, as well as ensure that you are picked up at the airport on arrival.

Airport pick-up

Assembly delegates and other participants will be received at the airport and brought to either the Safari Conference Center for registration or their respective hotels. Transfers to the airport from your hotel will be provided on 16, 17 and 18 May 2017 only.

IMPORTANT: only participants who have submitted travel information on the online registration form are ensured pick-up at the airport on arrival.

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