Airports in Nigeria

Lagos Airport

The airport is located 13 miles (22km) northwest of Lagos.

Lagos Airport (LOS)

Overview

Larger hotels have a shuttle bus meeting all international flights. Otherwise, taxis are the safest and most efficient way to travel to and from the airport.

Location

The airport is located 13 miles (22km) northwest of Lagos.

Getting to the city

Larger hotels have a shuttle bus meeting all international flights. Otherwise, taxis are the safest and most efficient way to travel to and from the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +1

Car rental

Car rental companies at the international terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Sixt, while those at the domestic terminal include Tuance, Pure Logistics, Achan, and Octavia. Note that driving oneself around Nigeria is strongly cautioned against, as the roads can be confusing and chaotic, and there is a risk of car-jacking.

Airport Taxis

Yellow taxis are available outside the terminal. It is wise to negotiate a fee before departure; the fare into Lagos should be around NGN 5,000.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs and currency exchange, executive and VIP lounges, a meet and greet lounge, prayer rooms, disabled facilities, and a tourist information desk in the arrival hall. Shopping is limited to a few retail stores selling electronics, mobile accessories, jewellery and healthcare products. International and African foods are served by vendors in the airport's food court.

Parking

Parking spaces are available.

www.lagos-airport.com

Abuja Airport

The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Abuja.

Abuja Airport (ABV)

Overview

Passengers arriving at Abuja Airport can take either a taxi or a bus to the city. The drive takes between 30 and 45 minutes, depending on traffic. Taxis are much more expensive than buses.

Location

The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Abuja.

Getting to the city

Passengers arriving at Abuja Airport can take either a taxi or a bus to the city. The drive takes between 30 and 45 minutes, depending on traffic. Taxis are much more expensive than buses.

Time

Local time is GMT +1

Car rental

There are car rental services available from the airport, but a driver is highly recommended for visitors unfamiliar with driving conditions in Nigeria.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are generally available outside the terminal building. For peace of mind, many visitors prefer to book a taxi in advance.

Transfer between terminals

The airport has an international and a domestic terminal. The terminals are within walking distance of each other and they share the same runway.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a cafe, ATMs, free wifi, and lounges.

www.abuja-airport.com

Port Harcourt International Airport

The airport is located 20 miles (32km) from downtown Port Harcourt.

Port Harcourt International Airport (PHC)

Overview

There is no public transport into Port Harcourt, however taxis and rental cars are available.

Location

The airport is located 20 miles (32km) from downtown Port Harcourt.

Getting to the city

There is no public transport into Port Harcourt, however taxis and rental cars are available.

Time

Local time is GMT +1

Car rental

Avis car rental is available at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport.

Facilities

Airport facilities are limited, but there is a restaurant.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available at the airport.


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