Cotonou Cadjehoun Cardinal Bernardin Gantin International Airport is the busiest in Benin and serves both the city of Cotonou (the most populated in the country) and the capital, Porto Novo. It operates with flights to several destinations in Africa and some locations in Europe.
Official Website: aeroport-cotonou.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 500,000 passengers went through it in 2014.
Tel: +229 2130 1413.
Cotonou airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the west of the city centre.
Car rental offices in the Arrivals Hall.
Avis (Tel +229 2138 3340 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +229 6122 6767 - Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +229 2131 0046 - 9:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Taxi - Ranks are found in front of the main entrance of the terminal and cabs are yellow and green. Journey time to the city centre is around 20-25 minutes.
There is a parking area for short and long stays opposite the terminal building.
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper procedures with their airline or travel agent before their travel.
Latest updates: May 19, 2019