Luanda airport (LAD)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Luanda airport (LAD)

Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport, opened in 1954, is the busiest in Angola. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in Africa and some locations in Europe, America, the Middle East and the Far East.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 5.6 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +244 442 352 387.


Luanda airport is located 4 km (2.5 miles) to the south of the city centre.

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What services does Luanda airport (LAD) facilities include

The airport has a bank, currency exchange services and post office. The Pall Lounge is located on the first floor and is open since the first international flight departure until the last (available only for international flights); it provides refreshments, drinks, TV, air conditioning, Wi-Fi (accessible with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, or by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- The enclosure offers a restaurant and a bar.
Shopping- Duty-free shops are available.
Baggage- Baggage wrapping service inside the terminal. In case of missing luggage, contact the offices of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Medical center.


Public and private transportation

Bus - The national bus service has just re-opened, but routes are not organized yet. There are some local services inside the city. It is recommended to make arrangements beforehand with the staff from your hotel.

Taxi - Cabs available around the clock outside the terminal building. Drivers only accept cash. The trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes.


Car rental agencies

The following companies operate counters inside the terminal:

Avis (Tel +244 222 321 551 - 6:30 am to 8:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +244 923 276 637 - 24 hours a day)
Europcar (Tel +244 914 626 210 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +244 924 953 435 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +244 933 728 002 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm)


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Parking services at Luanda airport (LAD)

There are three parking areas in front of the passenger terminal.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities are basic. If you should require special assistance or wheelchairs, it is advised to inform your airline or travel agent about your needs in advance.

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Latest updates: July 04, 2019