Passenger guide - Abuja airport (ABV) 

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Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, opened in 2002, serves the capital of Nigeria. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 2 - Domestic Terminal and International Terminal, open 24 hours a day and situated next to each other.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 4.3 million passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +234 709 851 3502 / 3503.



The airport is located 22 km (14 miles) to the west of Abuja.

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A car hire service from Sixt (Tel +234 1295 2832) is available inside the enclosure from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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The airport has ATMs and VIP lounges.

Food and Drinks- A couple of coffee shops are available inside the grounds.
Shopping- There are few stores inside the enclosure, with books, newspapers, magazines and accessories.
Baggage- For enquiries about lost property, head to the counter of the appropriate airline.
Other Services-


Taxi - Ranks are found outside the Arrivals Hall and official cabs are green. The trip to downtown Abuja takes 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic. It is recommended to agree on a fare with the driver before departing.


The closest hotels are located inside the city. Some of them provide shuttle services for their guests. Western Dreams Hotel (Tel +234 818 866 6776), Lake Crescent Hotel & Suites (Tel +234 810 777 7277), Peace Media Hotels (Tel +234 803 611 7000), Henry George Hotel (Tel +234 816 434 1642), Womzy Tourist Hotel (Tel +234 802 313 0726), Viclin Diamond Hotel (Tel +234 909 960 2108), Chrisstop Hotel (Tel +234 803 314 3187), Madien Suites & Apartments (Tel +234 808 390 9671), Best Budget Hotel (Tel +234 812 071 1952), Hilltop Guest Paradise (Tel +234 805 030 8833).


There are two parking lots, one in front of the terminals and another further away. The service is free, but a toll is charged at the airport's entrance depending on vehicle type. Overnight parking is not allowed.


Facilities are limited. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their travel agency or airline in advance.

Latest updates: June, 07, 2018
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