Abidjan airport (ABJ)

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Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport, also known as Port Bouet Airport and built in the 1970s, is the largest in Ivory Coast. It operates with different destinations in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Official Website: abidjan-airport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.2 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +225 2175 7900. There is an information counter in the main hall.

Location

The airport is located in the district of Port Bouet, 16 km (10 miles) southeast from downtown Abidjan.

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Car rental companies

The following companies have counters inside the terminal:

Avis (Tel +225 2127 7898 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +225 2127 7248 - Monday and Tuesday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, Wednesday to Saturday from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +225 2175 0355 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm)
Factor Express (Tel +225 2125 1884)
RoadStar (Tel +225 2241 2842)

 

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What services does Abidjan airport (ABJ) facilities include

The airport has a bank, currency exchange services, ATMs, post office, mobile phone services and free Wi-Fi access for 30 minutes. Meeting and conference facilities in the nearby Radisson Blu hotel. The Aeria Lounge is located in the Departures area and is open during flight hours; it offers refreshments, bar, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, TV, smoking area, computers (accessible for business class passengers or by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- There are two restaurants in the public area, in addition to a coffee shop in the Departures Hall.
Shopping- Duty-free articles in the Arrivals and Departures Halls. There are also stores selling handicrafts, books, press, souvenirs, jewellery, clothing, electronics, perfumes, tobacco.
Baggage- Free trolleys in the luggage reclaim area. Secure wrapping in the check-in hall. For enquiries about lost property, call Tel +225 2121 3058 / 3095.
Other Services- Pharmacies, medical emergency services.

 

Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 6 from SOTRA (Tel +225 2175 7100) connects the airport with Gare Sud Plateau and the city centre from 5:30 am to 9:30 pm, via Lycee Moderne, Centre Pilote Port Bouet, Notre Dame d'Afrique, Bernabe, Parc Des Sports and Maison du Congres. The journey takes around 25 minutes. Schedule and fares

Taxi - Vehicles are available around the clock outside the terminal. Official cabs are painted orange and have fixed fares. Travel time to the city is 20-30 minutes.

 

Parking services at Abidjan airport (ABJ)

Outside the terminal there are two outdoor parking lots for short- and long-term stays, in addition to a passenger drop-off area in front of the main building. More information: Tel. +225 7730 0993 / 6708 4507. Fees

 

Services for passengers with special needs

Wheelchairs are available by request. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline in advance. Unaccompanied minors will be escorted by the airport staff.