Lagos airport (LOS)

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Murtala Muhammed International Airport, opened in 1947, is the busiest in Nigeria, serving most of the country. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America. At present, it is one of the largest and most modern in the continent.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - International Terminal (MMA1) and Domestic Terminal (MMA2), open 24 hours a day and located within walking distance of each other.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 6.3 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +234 1493 3385. A customer service desk is available in the Arrivals Hall.


The airport is located in Ikeja, 22 km (14 miles) northwest from Lagos.

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In the Arrivals Hall E there is a desk from Hertz (Tel +234 803 326 5105) that operates from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. On the other hand, Sixt (Tel +234 1295 2832) does not have offices inside the enclosure, but they offer car hire services from the vicinity between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.


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Taxi - Official cabs are painted yellow and ranks are located outside the Arrivals and Departures areas. The journey to the city centre takes between 30 and 60 minutes. Agree on a fare with the driver before setting off.


There is a multi-storey car park for short stays, connected to the Domestic Terminal through a corridor.


Facilities are basic, therefore it is advised to inform your airline about any special needs before travelling.