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Airports in Nigeria

List of the main airports

Abuja airportLagos airport

  Recommendations for travelers to Nigeria

Information about Nigeria
Population: 148.283.240 (2008)
Capital: Abuja (800.000) inhab.
Official Languages: english, yoruba, hausa, ibo, fula
The flag carrier of Nigeria is Nigerian Eagle Airlines
Main cities: Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Kaduna, Port Harcourt.


According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Nigeria in your country of residence Nigeria, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.

In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Nigeria, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Nigeria - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices


Currency: Naira (NGN)

Time Zone: (GMT+1)


Vaccination needed for traveling to Nigeria

Vaccination data up to july 2012:

- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Poliomyelitis, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.